2021 Toyota RAV4 Review

2021 Toyota RAV4 Review

Have you been searching for a powerful SUV that can tackle your busy schedule around Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, North Carolina? If so, the Toyota RAV4 may be perfect for you!

To help you learn more about this impressive SUV, the team at Toyota of Gastonia put together this 2021 Toyota RAV4 review. We’ll go over this vehicle’s powertrain, cabin amenities, and safety features in detail so that you can see if it’s right for you.


Toyota RAV4 Engine Specs

Toyota RAV4: Powertrain

If you spend a lot of time on the road, you’ll want your SUV to have a powertrain that can help you tackle busy traffic with ease. With its standard 2.5L engine, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 boasts impressive capabilities:

  • 203 horsepower
  • 184 lb-ft of torque

This engine allows the Toyota RAV4 to tow up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped, so you can easily bring your canoes or rowboat on your next adventure.

Additionally, this SUV offers an available 2.5L hybrid engine that produces 219 combined net horsepower, so you can choose a powertrain that works best for you.

Toyota RAV4 Interior

2021 Toyota RAV4: Cabin Amenities

To make every driving experience more enjoyable, the Toyota RAV4 comes standard with a variety of cabin amenities that maximize passenger comfort, including:

  • Climate control system with dust and pollen filter
  • 6-way adjustable front driver’s seat
  • 4-way adjustable front passenger seat

These are just a few of the many features that help to ensure you and your passengers enjoy every journey in the 2021 Toyota RAV4.

Additionally, the standard 7-inch touchscreen display will keep everyone entertained during long drives. This infotainment system is compatible with Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, and Amazon Alexa, so you can easily connect your smartphone to your car and enjoy access to all your favorite apps and music while on the go.

Toyota RAV4 Safety

Toyota RAV4: Active Safety Technology

While you always want to be comfortable and entertained when seated in your SUV, it’s most important that you and your passengers are as safe as possible. Luckily, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 makes safety the top priority and comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0. Some of the systems included in this suite of features include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

These active safety technologies use cameras and radars to scan the road and alert you of any possible hazards, so you can have peace of mind knowing that you and your passengers are well-protected whenever you get behind the wheel.


Schedule a Test Drive of the 2021 Toyota RAV4

We hope this 2021 Toyota RAV4 review is helpful for drivers looking to purchase their next SUV. If you have any questions or want to learn more, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Toyota of Gastonia.

When you stop by our dealership, we’ll show you the Toyota RAV4 in person, and you can even take it for a test drive around Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, NC, to see if it’s right for you.

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