2021 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity

November 30th, 2021 by
2021 Toyota RAV4 Vehicles Driving on Road


When you are ready to take your vehicle for an adventure outside of North Hollywood, you’ll want to bring all the gear. How much can you tow with the Toyota RAV4? The LE and XLE models have maximum towing capacities of 1,500 pounds, and the LE Hybrid model will bring your towing capacity up to 1,750 pounds. The RAV4 is a 5-passenger crossover that is small enough to navigate the roads of Van Nuys and Sun Valley, but capable enough to tow your gear outside of the city. Keep reading to explore the features in depth with North Hollywood Toyota.



2021 Toyota RAV4 Towing: Conventional and Hybrid

Whether you want a more traditional gas engine or you are ready to upgrade to the Toyota RAV4 LE Hybrid, you have great options. Check out the specs on both the conventional and hybrid engines of the 2021 Toyota RAV4.

2021 Toyota RAV4 Conventional Engine

  • 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder DOHC D-4S Injection with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)
  • 203 hp; 184 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,500 pounds maximum towing capacity

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Engine

  • 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder with SPORT, ECO, NORMAL, EV, TRAIL drive modes
  • Direct Shift eight-speed Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT).
  • 219 combined net hp; internal combustion engine with 176 hp lb-ft, with an EPA estimated 41/38/40 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • 1,750-pound maximum towing capacity

2021 RAV4 Performance

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 has a variety of features to make the ride even more comfortable, safe, and dynamic. Here are a few of those features:

  • Available all-wheel drive and dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD)
  • SPORT, ECO, NORMAL, EV TRAIL drive modes
  • Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive
  • Active Cornering Assist
  • Mud and Sand, Rock and Dirt, and Snow modes on higher trims
  • 8.1 to 8.4 inches of ground clearance
  • IIndependent MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar; multi-link rear suspension with stabilizer bar
  • Power-assisted ventilated 12-inch front disc brakes
  • Power-assisted ventilated 12.0-inch front disc brakes; ventilated 11.1-inch rear disc brakes
  • Direct Shift eight-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission

Contact our parts center to see the accessories you can add on to improve your towing.

Come Test Drive the Toyota RAV4 at North Hollywood Toyota!

With conventional and hybrid options, and a variety of trim levels, there is a RAV4 to suit your Mission Hills lifestyle. If you still have questions about the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity, contact our team today. We can show you our inventory and help you finance the perfect vehicle for you and your family.


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