What Are the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Towing and Payload Specs?

How Much Do 2021 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels Tow? 


Ready for adventure, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 is a family favorite at Downeast Toyota that will check all the boxes – from a fun and fuel-efficient ride to a spacious, comfortable cabin. When adventure calls and you and your family need a crossover that can handle towing your trailer or boat, many car shoppers want to know – how much do 2021 Toyota RAV4 trim levels tow? Find out how much the Toyota RAV4 can tow with this in-depth guide created by Downeast Toyota.  







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How Much Can the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Tow? 


Families interested in the Toyota RAV4 will have no shortage of options to choose from with a trio of Toyota RAV4 models – the gas-powered 2021 Toyota RAV4, the fuel-efficient 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and power-packed 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid – each with more trim levels to choose from. Find out how much each Toyota RAV4 trim level will tow in the list below. 


Gas-powered Toyota RAV4 models employ a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine, an eight-speed automatic transmission and available Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD to provide a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models are powered by a 219-horsepower 2.5-liter Toyota Hybrid System with Electronic On-Demand AWD and a maximum towing capacity of 1,750 pounds. The Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid is the most powerful RAV4 to date with a 302-horsepower 2.5-liter Toyota Plug-In Hybrid System that will tow up to 2,500 pounds of cargo.


Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity by Trim Level 


  • Toyota RAV4 LE – 1,500 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 XLE – 1,500 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium – 1,500 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 Adventure – 3,500 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road – 3,500 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 Limited – 1,500 Pounds 




Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Towing Capacity by Trim Level 


  • Toyota RAV4 LE Hybrid – 1,750 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 XLE Hybrid – 1,750 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium Hybrid – 1,750 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 XSE Hybrid – 1,750 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 Limited Hybrid – 1,750 Pounds 


Toyota RAV4 Prime Towing Capacity by Trim Level 


  • Toyota RAV4 Prime SE – 2,500 Pounds 
  • Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE – 2,500 Pounds 




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How much do 2021 Toyota RAV4 trim levels tow? Find a Toyota RAV4 model and trim level that will tow your trailer with this in-depth towing guide by Downeast Toyota. Check out the Downeast Toyota online inventory today to find a Toyota RAV4 that will match your lifestyle! 

December 29, 2020
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