How Much Can a Toyota RAV4 Tow?

October 23rd, 2019 by

2019 RAV4

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, allowing you to tow a small trailer or boat around the Fishers area. The advanced Adventure trim allows for up to 3,500 pounds of towing power with a payload capacity of up to 1,090 pounds. The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE has a towing capacity of 1,700 pounds and a payload capacity of up to 1,210 pounds.

Toyota RAV4 Engine and Performance Features

In order to tow the 3,500 pounds, the RAV4 requires an engine that delivers on power and strength. This Toyota SUV runs on a 2.5L dynamic force four-cylinder engine with DOHC 16-valve with d-4s dual injection and dual variable valve timing with intelligence (vvt-i) that delivers 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.

Toyota RAV4 Performance Features

The new Toyota RAV4 has a standard front-wheel drive, but all-wheel drive is available. Higher trim levels have dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD) with rear driveline disconnect. All trim levels offer Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes, so you can choose which is best for the roads around Carmel. Additional performance features include:

  • Active Cornering Assist
  • Mud and Sand, Rock and Dirt, and Snow modes on higher trims
  • 8.4 to 8.5 inches of ground clearance
  • Independent MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Trailing wishbone-style multi-link rear suspension
  • Power-assisted ventilated 12.0-inch front disc brakes
  • Ventilated 11.1-inch rear disc brakes with Star Safety System™
  • Direct Shift eight-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Engine and Performance

The 2020 RAV4 hybrid runs on a 2.5L Dynamic Force four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with VVT-i engine that’s paired with a Direct Shift eight-speed Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT). The new RAV4 Hybrid boasts a combined 219 net system hp, with an EPA estimated 41 mpg / 38 mpg (city/highway)*.

Experience the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Performance at O'Brien Toyota

Now that you know about the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity, you can learn more about the Toyota RAV4 performance and compare it to the Honda CR-V at O'Brien Toyota. Feel free to contact us online with any questions or to set up your test drive!

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