2017 Buick Envision vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4 in Lincoln, NE


When it comes to crossover SUVs, there are a ton of options available to drivers in the Lincoln, NE area, and the selections seem overwhelming. Our Buick dealership is here to help! In this article, we’ll be comparing two of the most popular crossover models: the 2017 Buick Envision and the 2017 Toyota RAV4. Read on to make your decision much easier.

If you’re already interested in the Envision, then check out the new vehicle inventory at our Buick dealership in Lincoln, NE. As always, we’re here for your assistance, so give us a call at 402-817-1899 for more information.

We’ll be taking a look at the 2017 Buick Envision Preferred, starting at $38,645 MSRP, and the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Limited, starting at $33,265 MSRP.

2017 Buick Envision vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Performance

Although both vehicles have a 2.5L engine, the Buick Envision delivers more horsepower and torque. In fact, the Envision offers more when it comes to performance than the RAV4 does.

2017 Buick Envision


2017 Toyota RAV4

2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder with VVT


2.5L 4-cylinder with dual VVT-i

197 HP @ 6,300 RPM


176 HP @ 6,000 RPM

192 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 RPM


172 lb.-ft. 4,100 RPM

17.3 gal.

Fuel Capacity

15.9 gal

6-speed automatic with Driver Shift Control


6-speed automatic with ECT-i

All-wheel drive with Active Twin Clutch


Dynamic Torque-Control AWD

2017 Buick Envision vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Technology

On-the-go drivers need access to the latest in-car technology to make their journey a success. When it comes down to it, the 2017 Buick Envision is simply more advanced than the RAV4 is and offers much more useful technologies for Lincoln, NE area drivers to take advantage of.

  • Apple and Android users can directly connect their devices to the Buick Envision using Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. This option isn’t available on the RAV4.
  • Stay connected on the road with the Envision’s 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot, which, again, isn’t available on the RAV4.
  • The Buick IntelliLink® infotainment system features natural voice recognition technology and provides access to real-time maps. The RAV4 comes with an infotainment system as well.

2017 Buick Envision vs. 2017 Toyota RAV4: Interior

Both vehicles create a comforting environment during your drive, but the premium touches within the Buick Envision make your experience substantially more enjoyable.

  • Available only in the Envision, premium materials like the French-stitched, leather-appointed seats will keep you comfortable throughout your drive.
  • Keep your backseat passengers cozy too with rear heated seats, available exclusively on the Envision.
  • Everyone in the vehicle can now truly be satisfied inside the Buick Envision with Tri-Zone Climate Control. You’ll only get dual zone climate control in the RAV4.

Schedule your Buick Envision test drive at our Buick dealership in Lincoln, NE. For more information, send a message online or call 402-817-1899.