How Much Can a Toyota RAV4 Tow?

October 1st, 2019 by

Toyota RAV4 towing

When properly equipped, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is 1,500 pounds, allowing drivers to safely and comfortably tow a small trailer or boat around the Marietta area. With the advanced Adventure trim, you can tow up to 3,500 pounds. The RAV4 also has a payload capacity of up to 1,240 pounds.

Toyota RAV4 Engine and Performance Features

In order to tow the 1,500 pounds, the RAV4 needs an engine with incredible power and strength. Under the hood of this Toyota SUV is 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 RAV4 comes standard with front-wheel drive, but the option of all-wheel drive is there. When you upgrade to higher trim levels, you will get a dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD) with rear driveline disconnect. Each of the RAV4 trim levels offers Sport, ECO, and Normal drive models, so you can choose the best one for the roads around Smyrna and Atlanta. Additional performance features you get with the new RAV4 include:

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

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Engine and Performance

Under the hood of the 2019 RAV4 hybrid is a 2.5L Dynamic Force four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with VVT-i engine that produces 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. It is 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 city/ 38 mpg highway* fuel economy.

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