Estimate your payments

Please adjust the options below so we can estimate the most accurate monthly payments.

Your estimated credit score
Loan term
Down payment


2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 

The Toyota RAV4 compact crossover provides Bangor-area families with an impressive list of options that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. With the recent addition of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid, the lineup has even more to bring to the table. Find the right Toyota RAV4 fit for your family with this 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid comparison created by Downeast Toyota.

No matter which Toyota RAV4 model you choose, you will find a trim level that checks all the boxes. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is available in a pair of trim levels – Prime SE and Prime XSE – that make room for five passengers with 33.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. Gas-powered 2020 Toyota RAV4 models provide families with six options – LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, TRD Off-Road and Limited. Fuel-efficient 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models are available in four grades – LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XSE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid. 

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2020 Toyota RAV4

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

$38,100 $25,950 $28,350
302-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Plug-In Hybrid 203-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder 219-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Toyota Hybrid System II
40 MPG City/36 MPG Hwy 28 MPG City/35 MPG Hwy 41 MPG City/38 MPG Hwy
33.5 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space 37.6 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space 37.5 Cubic Feet of Cargo Space


Differences Between the Toyota RAV4 Prime, Toyota RAV4 and Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 

Are you looking for an affordable compact crossover for your next family adventure? With a price tag that starts at $25,950, the gas-powered Toyota RAV4 is the most affordable option in this 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid debate. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models will save you money at the dealership and the pump with a price that starts at $28,350 and efficient fuel-economy numbers. The quickest and most powerful Toyota RAV4 to date, the Toyota RAV4 Prime starts at $38,100 and will add luxury, performance and plug-in hybrid fuel economy to your lifestyle. 

Toyota RAV4 models put an emphasis on family safety with standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 technology that will add a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, Lane Tracing Assist and Road Sign Assist to your arsenal. Entertainment is provided by a Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system that comes standard with Wi-Fi Connect, Amazon Alexa, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. The Toyota RAV4 Prime features a standard 8-inch Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen display. 

Power and performance are hallmarks of Toyota RAV4 models and the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is the most powerful yet. Toyota RAV4 Prime models are powered by a 302-horsepower 2.5-liter plug-in hybrid powertrain with a Continuously Variable Transmission and Electronic On-Demand AWD. Plug-in hybrid Toyota RAV4 Prime models will earn 94 MPGe combined and will go from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. Front-wheel drive Toyota RAV4 models feature a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with an eight-speed automatic transmission and available Dynamic Torque Control AWD with Rear Driveline Disconnect. Fuel-efficient Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models employ a 219-horsepower 2.5-liter Toyota Hybrid System II with a pair of high-output electric motors and Electronic On-Demand AWD.

Find a Toyota RAV4 to match your lifestyle today at Downeast Toyota!  

Interested in a Toyota RAV4?
Red 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Front Exterior on Dark Background
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Front Seat Interior
Close Up of 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Charging