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Toyota RAV 4:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Toyota RAV 4 side view
Toyota RAV 4 angular front perspective
Toyota RAV 4 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Toyota RAV 4

Learn about the Toyota RAV 4

Toyota RAV 4 Summary

The Toyota RAV4 has been a top-selling SUV in Canada for years and one of the most popular vehicles in North America. With five different models, your choice between a conventional and hybrid engine and a host of trim packages, it’s easy to customize the RAV4 to your lifestyle. Pair that personalization with Toyota’s legendary reliability, and you’ve got a solid SUV—newer RAV4s even come with amped-up branded technology. The Safety Sense system gives you lane departure and pre-accident warnings, and the smartphone-friendly entertainment setup helps you navigate with integrated apps and GPS functionality.

Pros and cons of the Toyota RAV 4

  • Five models to choose from, including hybrid
  • High degree of tech features
  • Recognized dependability
  • Adding AWD to base model is costly
  • 4 cylinder engine can be noisy when pushed
  • Infotainment system not compatible with some phones
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Toyota RAV 4

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Toyota RAV 4

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption8.5 - 9.5 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.7 - 7.1 L/100km
  • Width1854 - 1855 mm
  • Length4595 - 4611 mm
  • Trunk space1059 L
  • Cargo space1059 - 1977 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Toyota RAV 4

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Toyota RAV 4 2019 - 2023 is available in 4 trims:

LE trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Toyota RAV 4

Dimensions of the Toyota RAV 4

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20231702 mm1854 mm4596 mm
20221702 mm1854 mm4596 mm
20211702 mm1854 mm4596 mm
20191701 mm1855 mm4595 mm

Towing capacity of the Toyota RAV 4

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2023680 − 1588 kg
2022680 − 1588 kg
2021680 − 1588 kg
2019680 − 1588 kg