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SUV and crossover vehicles have become the most popular segment in the market today. Buyers are looking for more space and agility. They also want something they can rely on during a harsh Edmonton winter. The problem is, with so many options to choose from how do you know which SUV is right for you?

Mayfield Toyota is home to a wide selection of SUVs and crossovers. If you’re shopping for a reliable, fuel-efficient and spacious new SUV in Edmonton, look no further. This post will break down the C-HR, RAV4, 4Runner, Highlander and Sequoia and help you decide which Toyota SUV is best for you.

2019 Toyota C-HR

The 2019 Toyota C-HR comes in three trim levels, including the brand new LE model which offers buyers far more in terms of upgrades and features than any of its competitors. The C-HR is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that gives owners 144 horsepower and 139 lb.-ft. of torque. The CH-R comes in front-wheel drive and is home to a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).

C-HR standard features include 17-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, and keyless entry. Find LED daytime running lights, adjustable driving modes, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror as well.

Buyers will love the dual-zone automatic climate control, 60/40-split-folding rear seats, and height-adjustable front seats. Finally, a cargo cover, rearview camera, an 8-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth phone and streaming audio, a USB port, a six-speaker audio system and Apple CarPlay are all included.

Who Should Drive the C-HR?

The C-HR is a nimble and sleek crossover made for the urban explorer. With agile handling and a sporty frame, we love this SUV for first-time buyers, students, young professionals, and weekend-adventure seekers. With a great fuel economy and an affordable price, this crossover makes sense for many.

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2019 Toyota RAV4

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has been completely redesigned, including a fresh look, new engine, and a host of new safety and technology features. With these updates, there is no doubt the RAV4 will continue to be the best-selling SUV on the market.

The 2019 RAV4 is home to a 2.5-liter engine that produces 203 horsepower, which is 27 horsepower more than the 2018 model. This new engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission has helped earn it an 8 and 6.7 L/100km (City/Hwy) fuel economy which makes it the most fuel-efficient crossover available.

Apple CarPlay and Toyota Safety Sense 2.0  now comes standard. That means things like forward collision mitigation with automatic braking and adaptive cruise controls are included.

Who Should Drive the RAV4?

The RAV4 is beloved by all, and with great reason. It sports the best fuel economy in its class, has a fresh look for 2019 and offers loads of standard features. We love the RAV4 for adventure seekers, new families, couples and buyers who prioritize longevity and fuel-savings.

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2019 Toyota Highlander

The 2019 Toyota Highlander is the perfect three-row family hauler. With a spacious interior, comfortable seating, a laundry list of standard features, and a powerful V6 engine, the Highlander is perfect for large families who prioritize space and utility.

The 2019 Toyota Highlander is a three-row SUV with seating for up to eight. It’s available in six trim levels: LELE PlusXLE, SELimited and Limited Platinum. The LE model comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 185 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque, a six-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. All the other trims receive a 3.5-liter V6 that puts out 295 horsepower and 263 lb.-ft. of torque. Optional all-wheel drive can be added to the V6.

The Highlander comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, rear air conditioning, a rearview camera, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, a reclining 60/40-split third-row seat, and a sliding and reclining 60/40-split second-row seat. Additionally, buyers enjoy a 6.1-inch touchscreen, five USB ports (three in the front and two in the back), Bluetooth, and a six-speaker sound system.

Who Should Drive the Highlander?

The Highlander is undoubtedly a favourite among Edmonton buyers. Three-rows means seating for eight, but what we love even more is just how much space is available when you fold down those rows – 2370 litres!

That means school supplies; book bags, sporting equipment, musical instruments, camping gear, etc. can all find a home inside. We love the Highlander for growing families, road-trip enthusiasts, and buyers who prioritize space.

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2019 Toyota 4Runner

The 2019 Toyota 4Runner is rugged and off-road ready. It’s also spacious and built for families. This mid-sized SUV is available in seven trim levels and all are home to a 4.0-liter V6 engine that puts out an almighty 270 horsepower and 278 lb.-ft. of torque. Paired with a five-speed automatic transmission, the 4Runner has a towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs.

The 2019 4Runner comes standard with 17-inch wheels, fog lights, a rearview camera, a power rear window, heated mirrors, roof rails, power front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, 40/20/40-split reclining and folding second-row seats, and a 120-volt power outlet in the rear cargo area.

The 4runner is also home to a 6.1-inch touchscreen, one USB port, and an eight-speaker sound system. Finally, a media player interface and HD and satellite radio come included.

Who Should Drive the 4Runner?

The 4Runner was built to tackle the great outdoors. Rugged and ready for the off-road, buyers will love the four-wheel drive and towing capacity this seven-passenger SUV offers. Off-road enthusiasts and families who need a towing machine will love this ride. Headed out to the lake this weekend with a boat in tow? The 4Runner has got you.

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2019 Toyota Sequoia

The 2019 Toyota Sequoia is a rare breed being one of the few traditional truck-based SUVs on the market. This large three-row SUV can tow more than 7,000 pounds. Seating is available for seven or eight and families love the creative storage spaces throughout the interior.

The 2019 Toyota Sequoia is home to a 5.7-liter V8 engine that puts out 381 horsepower and 401 lb.-ft. of torque. It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive is standard. Not to worry, four-wheel drive is optional. The Sequoia comes in four trims and a variety of package upgrades.

Standard features include 18-inch wheels, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, LED headlights, a sunroof, a power rear window, and tri-zone automatic climate control. Trust us when we say, that last one will make road trips far more enjoyable.

Inside, find a 40/20/40-split second-row bench seat, 60/40-split reclining and fold-flat third-row bench, and second- and third-row retractable sunshades. Finally, enjoy features like a rearview camera, USB port, 6.1-inch touchscreen, and an eight-speaker audio system with Bluetooth capability.

Who Should Drive the Sequoia?

One word: Versatility. The Sequoia is a workhorse designed to meet a variety of needs for all types of drivers. There is an abundance of cargo space and a healthy towing capacity. It is by definition a sport-utility-vehicle, able to access the off-beaten path on the weekend but transport the family or soccer team during the week. We love the Sequoia for buyers looking for a big tower, a reliable workhorse and no-frills approach to the open road.

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