How Much Can a Toyota RAV4 Tow?

October 27th, 2021 by
2021 Toyota RAV4 Vehicles Driving on Road


When properly equipped, the 2021 Toyota RAV4towing capacity reaches 3,500 pounds. This means you can bring along a small trailer or a boat on your next Burlington adventure. This will vary depending on the trim level you choose. Learn more about what the Toyota RAV4 can tow and more with our team at Woburn Toyota.



Toyota RAV4 Engine and Performance Features

The new RAV4 is built with a high-powered 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, allowing this model to reach a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds.

Toyota RAV4 Performance Features

While the Toyota RAV4 is standard with front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive is available. When you move up in the trim levels, you’ll find the higher trims have dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD) with rear driveline disconnect. All vehicles also offer Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes. When it comes to additional performance features, here’s what you’ll find:

  • 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 2021 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).

Experience the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Performance at Woburn Toyota

After learning about the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity, you can schedule a test drive at Woburn Toyota. Ready to get behind the wheel of a new RAV4 today? Apply for financing online with our team. If you have any questions in the meantime, don’t hesitate to contact us.


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