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Electrified Towing Capacity: 2021 RAV4 Prime vs RAV4 Hybrid

We have RAV4 Prime towing capacity ratings. See how it stacks up against other popular RAV4 models.
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The best-selling SUV in the country has found a way to become even more popular. With the imminent release of 2021 RAV4 Prime, buyers will have an opportunity to own a vehicle that does what no other RAV4 has ever done before.

Imagine a Toyota RAV4 with more horsepower than a V6 Camry or Avalon. Faster acceleration than any other Toyota (except for Supra). And a longer electric driving range than Prius Prime.

This one could set records for initial consumer demand. On a side note, I just hope Toyota finds a way to supply enough of them to avoid waiting lists of 6-12 months. That would not be fair to do to people after building up the hype so much.

2021 RAV4 Prime Towing Capacity

One of the factors consumers look at while doing vehicle research is how much it can tow, pull and haul. Will it be able to accommodate bike racks, trailers, campers and boats sufficiently?

I mean, a vehicle has to fit a family’s lifestyle, right?

Alex on Autos, a very popular YouTube auto review channel, discussed towing capacity for 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime recently. This was very eye-opening and interesting to see where RAV4 Prime ranks in the towing spectrum for all RAV4 models.

Toyota RAV4 Prime towing capacity is rated at 2,500 pounds. Many people speculated this number would be exactly identical to current hit RAV4 Hybrid.

2019 Toyota RAV4 XLE Hybrid Ruby Flare Pearl profile and front end
RAV4 XLE Hybrid in Ruby Flare Pearl

Tow capacity for RAV4 Hybrid is 1,750 pounds. Gasoline-powered RAV4 trim levels are rated at 1,500 pounds.

For people requiring higher towing capabilities, it might be a good idea to try RAV4 Adventure or RAV4 TRD Off-Road models. These are rated at 3,500 pounds.

Time for your thoughts on 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

Are you impressed so far with RAV4 Prime specs?

VIDEO: 2021 RAV4 Prime XSE Review

5.7 seconds for 0-60 time. Really fast for an SUV.

302 horsepower. Gets up to speed quickly.

42 miles on one single electric charge. Perfect for daily commuters to use very little fuel over time.

Have you looked into getting your name on the waiting list yet at your local dealership? What has the process been?

Will you choose RAV4 Prime SE or XSE, and if XSE, will you pick the upgraded Premium Package?

Thanks for reading everyone. See you next story when I compare RAV4 Prime vs RAV4 Hybrid.

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Comments

is there any news on INTERIOR colors for the RAV4 PRIME SE?
I live in Southwest Florida and hope I don't have to wait too long for one. I'm hoping many people who want a RAV4 Prime will settle for the Ford Escape PHEV instead. Not me. I'll wait
I'm on the waiting list at a Portland dealership. I gave them $1000 deposit but waiting to hear what their allotment may be. I doubt I will be in the first round.