2021 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity

February 1st, 2021 by

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The 2021 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity reaches 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, allowing Johns Creek drivers to tow small trailers, boats, or other equipment on their next outdoor adventure. Learn more about the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity, engine power, and performance features with Beaver Toyota of Cumming below, then contact our team to arrange a time for a test drive!

Toyota RAV4 Engine

Each Toyota RAV4 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). Providing 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, this engine provides all the power and capability drivers need for their daily commutes and weekend road trips.

In order to take advantage of the full 3,500 pound Toyota RAV4 towing capacity and 1,090 pound payload capacity, Alpharetta drivers will need to opt for the advanced Toyota RAV4 Adventure trim level. Specially designed for outdoor adventures, the RAV4 Adventure offers increased capability and power for drivers to enjoy.

Toyota RAV4 Performance Features

The Toyota RAV4 engine isn’t the only thing that gives Buford drivers the power and performance they want on their daily drives, there are also a suite of features that help the RAV4 perform at maximum efficiency. The Toyota RAV4 comes standard with FWD, but AWD is offered as an available upgrade. Higher Toyota RAV4 trim levels – like the RAV4 Adventure – come with dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD) with rear driveline disconnect, and all configurations offer Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes. See the other performance features offered on the Toyota RAV4 below:

  • 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 & Performance

Among the Toyota RAV4 configurations are five Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models that Johns Creek drivers can also choose from when they visit Beaver Toyota of Cumming. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid towing capacity reaches 1,750 pounds, with a payload capacity of 1,210 pounds. The Toyota 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). This engine provides a combined 219 net system hp, with an EPA estimated 41 mpg / 38 mpg (city/highway). For drivers that want to prioritize fuel-economy, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid offers the capability drivers love in an SUV with superior fuel efficiency savings.

Test Drive the Toyota RAV4 at Beaver Toyota of Cumming

Now that you know the 2021 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity and the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid towing capacity, explore both models in person when you visit our Cumming showroom. Our friendly staff will help you find the right vehicle for your daily needs, and we’ll get you a great price with our new Toyota specials. Apply for financing today, we look forward to putting you behind the wheel of a new Toyota RAV4!