How Much Can a Toyota RAV4 Tow?

November 30th, 2020 by

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime on Highway
So, how much can a Toyota RAV4 tow? If you’re curious about the Toyota RAV4 towing package, we’re here to help. Haul supplies from Haverhill to Lawrence with ease in the capable 2021 Toyota RAV4! Impressively, the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, allowing you to tow a small load around the Salem area. The advanced Adventure trim allows for up to 3,500 pounds of towing power with a payload capacity of up to 1,090 pounds.

How much can a Toyota RAV4 tow if you opt for the hybrid? Even if you end up with the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE, you can enjoy a towing capacity of 1,700 pounds with a payload capacity of up to 1,210 pounds. Read on to learn more from the skilled team at Rockingham Toyota near Methuen.

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 produces 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive comes standard, but all-wheel-drive is available if needed. All trim levels offer Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes to meet your driving needs around Salem. More features of the Toyota RAV4 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

Explore the Toyota RAV4 mpg ratings and other performance features in more detail when you visit Rockingham Toyota.

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

So, can a RAV4 tow a boat or a travel trailer? While watercraft and travel trailers vary in size, the Toyota RAV4 is certainly capable of towing them. Be sure to check the weight and size of yours to ensure it is within the RAV4’s towing capacity. When it comes to towing small boats or jet skis, you’ll be all set for fun on the water around Methuen. 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 your 2021 Toyota RAV4.

Explore the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Towing Package at Rockingham Toyota

So, how much can a Toyota RAV4 tow? It is clear this Toyota SUV is well-equipped to handle most of your towing needs near Salem. Now that you know more about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity, test out the SUV for yourself at Rockingham Toyota. If you’re in need of financing you can apply for financing online with ease. From there, feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.


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