How Much Can the Toyota RAV4 Tow?

February 4th, 2019 by

2019 toyota rav4 with kayak rack and towing camper through woods

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity can reach up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, so you can tow a small trailer or boat on your next Cartersville trip. Learn more about Toyota RAV4 specs and features at Riverside Toyota, then contact us for a test drive to experience the capability in person!

Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

With the base trim level, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 can tow up to 1,500 pounds, with the following standard Toyota RAV4 engine and specs:

  • 2.5L dynamic force 4-cylinder engine & dual variable valve timing with intelligence (vvt-i)
  • 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Payload capacity of 1,240 pounds
  • Standard front-wheel drive

With the Toyota RAV4 Adventure trim, you can tow up to 3,500 pounds with the same engine, but with standard Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive(TV-AWD) with Rear Driveline Disconnect and a payload capacity of 1.090 pounds.
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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Towing

The 2018 RAV4 hybrid has a maximum towing capacity of 1,750 pounds. Below are some RAV4 Hybrid specs and features for easy towing:

  • 2.5-Liter four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with VVT-i with a 194 net system hp
  • Six-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with intelligence (ECT-i)
  • Standard electronic on-demand AWD with intelligence

The upcoming 2019 RAV4 Hybrid will have a combined 219 net system hp so we should be able to anticipate a higher towing capacity as well.

Toyota RAV4 Performance Features

All trim levels are built with a reinforced united steel body and offer Sport, ECO and Normal drive modes, so you can adapt to road conditions in Calhoun. Additional performance features include:

  • Active Cornering Assist
  • Mud and Sand, Rock and Dirt, and Snow modes on higher trims
  • 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
  • Available All-Wheel Drive Integrated Management with Multi-Information Display monitor

Experience RAV4 Performance at Riverside Toyota

Visit Riverside Toyota to learn more about Toyota RAV4 towing capacity and performance, or to check out the RAV4 safety features in person. Browse our Toyota RAV4 inventory near Cedartown to find the perfect car that fits your needs, and be sure to check our rotating new vehicle specials to take home a Toyota RAV4 for a great price.

If you’re looking for even more towing power in a Toyota SUV, consider the 2019 Toyota 4Runner.

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