2021 Toyota RAV4 Review

2021 Toyota RAV4 Worcester MAThere is a host of exciting vehicles being released from Toyota for the 2021 model year. Many of them are upgrades or refreshes of familiar faces like the RAV4. If you already drive a Toyota around Worcester, Auburn, or Shrewsbury, or are looking to land your first one, our 2021 Toyota RAV4 review will prove handy. We’re going to dive into key aspects of the model such as the performance, fuel economy, towing capacity, and interior space.

At Harr Toyota, we can happily arrange a test run of this versatile SUV whenever works best for you!

Toyota RAV4 Performance: Horsepower and MPG

2021 Toyota RAV4 MPGThe performance of the Toyota RAV4 for 2021 can be customized depending on the engine you place under the hood. There’s a standard gas offering as well as a hybrid choice for those seeking the highest fuel economy returns.

The standard offering is a 2.5L that makes 203 horsepower, 184 lb-ft of torque, and comes with Sport, ECO, and Normal driving modes. With this option in place, you can expect an EPA-estimated 27 city MPG/35 highway MPG.1

The hybrid offering generates its own impressive power, measuring in at 219 combined system net horsepower. Drive modes include Sport, ECO, Normal, and EV while the EPA-estimated fuel economy returns are 41 city MPG/38 highway MPG.1

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Towing Capacity and Interior Proportions

toyota rav4 2021 interiorIf you’re loading up for a long weekend getaway, the towing capacity and the interior proportions of the Toyota RAV4 go hand-in-hand. You want to ensure there’s room for both belongings and family or friends.

When you have the model properly arranged in the TRD Off-Road trim level, you can expect an impressive maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. For extra room, the trunk can hold either 37.6 cubic feet of supplies with the rear seats up or a maximum of 69.8 cubic feet of cargo with that rear row flat.

Other vital interior proportions include:

  • 41 inches of front row legroom
  • 37.8 inches of second row legroom
  • 37.7 inches of front headroom
  • 39.5 inches of rear headroom

2021 Toyota RAV4 Shines in this Review

With near unparalleled levels of efficiency and capability, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 will appeal to many around Auburn, Shrewsbury, and Worcester. To check out the charming SUV for yourself, contact Harr Toyota!

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1 EPA-estimated 27 city/ 35 hwy/ 30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE FWD and Limited FWD; 27 city/ 34 hwy/ 30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE AWD; 28 city/ 35 hwy/ 30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 XLE FWD and XLE Premium FWD; 27 city/ 33 hwy/ 29 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 XLE AWD and XLE Premium AWD; 25 city/ 33 hwy/ 28 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 Adventure and Limited AWD; 25 city/ 32 hwy/ 28 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 TRD Off-Road; and 41 city/ 38 hwy/ 40 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XLE Premium Hybrid, XSE Hybrid, and Limited Hybrid. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov/  

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