How Much Can a 2021 Toyota RAV4 Tow?

September 14th, 2020 by

Toyota RAV4 at campsite

Curious about the Toyota RAV4 towing package? Drivers from Anderson to Pendleton are drawn to the 2021 Toyota RAV4 due to its impressive towing capacity. So, how much can a Toyota RAV4 tow? Can a RAV4 tow a boat? Impressively, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, allowing you to tow a small boat around the Muncie area. Better still, the advanced Adventure trim allows for up to 3,500 pounds of towing power with a payload capacity of up to 1,090 pounds. Even the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE has a towing capacity of 1,700 pounds and a payload capacity of up to 1,210 pounds. “Can a RAV4 tow a travel trailer?” you may ask. Read on to learn more from the skilled team at Toyota of Muncie.

2021 Toyota RAV4 Engine and Performance Features

To tow up to 3,500 pounds, this Toyota SUV runs on 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. Front-wheel drive is standard, but all-wheel- drive is available. All trim levels offer Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes. More performance features of the Toyota RAV4 towing package include:

  • 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

Can the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Tow a Boat or Travel Trailer?

So, can a RAV4 tow a boat? Can a RAV4 tow a travel trailer? While watercrafts and travel trailers vary in size, the Toyota RAV4 is certainly capable of towing a great deal of them. In terms of watercrafts, be sure to check the weight and size of yours to ensure it is within the RAV4’s towing capacity. For small boats or jet skis, you’ll be all set for fun on the water around Albany. In terms of travel trailers, the same rule applies – opt for one that is somewhat smaller in size and does not exceed the 3,500-lb towing capacity of the 2021 Toyota RAV4.

Explore the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Towing Package at Toyota of Muncie

Now that you know more about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity, test out the performance for yourself at Toyota of Muncie. In need of financing? You can apply for financing online with ease. Still have questions about our inventory or the option of getting a used Toyota RAV4? Contact us today!

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