Over the past two decades, the midsize SUV market has experienced a surge, and well-known

automakers are continuously competing with one another to attract customers.

Although competition is good for the business because it forces each model to be the best it can be

, it makes it difficult for the typical consumer to choose just one.

Which one should you choose between the 2023 Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Santa Fe

two incredibly capable midsize SUVs with a tonne of appealing features to compete with the likes

The Toyota RAV4 offers three powertrain options for 2023 in the form of a petrol setup 

 The first is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces a maximum output of 203 horsepower 

along with 184 pound-feet of torque. It mates to an 8-speed automatic transmission 

The setup allows the petrol RAV4 to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just over 8 seconds.

The 2023 RAV4 hybrid makes use of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder along with two-electric motors

to deliver a combined output of 219 horsepower, all-wheel-drive is standard, channeled

 This setup helps the 2023 Toyota RAV4 accelerate from 0-60 mph in about 7.4 seconds

Lastly, there’s the best of the bunch, the RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, which uses the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder