Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity

2024 Toyota RAV4 at a camp site

Did you know that the 2024 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is an impressive 3,500 pounds when properly equipped? It’s no wonder we see so many of these SUVs on the road around Fairmont. We delve into the details about the RAV4 towing capacity below. Let’s take a closer look at just what this remarkable SUV can do.



The Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity by Engine

Kingwood drivers get to choose from six trim levels for the new RAV4. Each combination is more than capable of taking on the tough jobs. Of course, the new Toyota RAV4 towing capacity does vary a little by trim level. Here is how the towing capacity breaks out by engine and drivetrain:

2024 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity by Trim

  • Towing capacity of 3,500 pounds on Adventure and TRD Off-Road
  • Towing capacity of 1,500 pounds on LE, XLE, XLE Premium, and Limited grades

2024 Toyota RAV4 Engine Specs

The 2024 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity isn’t the only thing to love about this SUV. Did you know that it gets upward of 35 miles per gallon on the highway? Here are some other important specs of the RAV4 engines:

2024 Toyota RAV4 Performance Specs and Features

  • 2.5L four-cylinder engine
  • Direct Shift 8-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission
  • 203 net combined horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated 27 MPG city and 35 MPG highway
  • Available Dynamic Torque-Vectoring All-Wheel Drive
  • Up to 8.6 inches of ground clearance
  • Multi-Terrain Select on AWD gas models
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Available TRD-tuned suspension

What the Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity Can Handle

What can you tow along our Murray roads with the 3,500-pound 2024 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity? It’s probably easier to list what you can’t tow with it. Here are just a few of the many things that can be towed by the Toyota RAV4:

  • Single-axle camper
  • Bass boat
  • Small enclosed utility trailer
  • Small open utility trailer
  • Teardrop camper
  • A-frame camper
  • Pop up camper
  • ATVs
  • Motorcycles
  • Jet skis

Come See the Toyota RAV4 at University Toyota of Morgantown

We could keep telling you about the impressive towing capacity and superior performance of the new Toyota RAV4. But it would be better if you got behind the wheel and tested it out for yourself. You can do that today when you come take a test drive. In the meantime, check out our post on the trim levels of this SUV, as well as our detailed RAV4 vs. Highlander comparison. We’re just down the road from Deep Creek, MD. So, drop by or contact us today.

Stellar reviews from both auto experts and your average drivers– what is there that the new Toyota RAV4 can’t do? This SUV can do much more, including towing as much as 3,500 pounds when equipped with Torque Vectoring AWD! These are some impressive specs for an SUV in the compact class. Discover more about the 2022 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity below before taking one to your daily drives around the Fairmont area!

2022 Toyota RAV4 Engine Options

In the 2022 lineup, two RAV4 trims— the Adventure and TRD Off-Road— can be upgraded with Dynamic Torque Vectoring all-wheel drive to achieve the maximum RAV4 towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Want a balance of power and fuel efficiency in Kingwood instead? Then, you’ll want to know how much a Toyota RAV4 can tow in its Hybrid SE configuration. Here are the 2022 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity for both gasoline and hybrid engines:

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Towing Capacity with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD – Up to 3,500 pounds
  • Payload Capacity with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD – Up to 1,025 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with FWD – Up to 1,025 pounds
  • Payload Capacity with FWD – 1,100 to 1,230 pounds depending on configuration

ECVT 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder Engine

  • Towing Capacity – Up to 1,750 pounds
  • Payload Capacity – 1,140 pounds

When you get into a Hybrid SE, its Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT) saves fuel by adapting to your driving style and the terrain under your tires. By tapering smoothly between speed settings, this transmission matches engine output with conditions simultaneously to maximize efficiency at all times.

Toyota RAV4 Performance Features

You’ll find the front-wheel-drive standard on the RAV4 while all-wheel drive is available as an upgrade if you want better traction in rough terrains. Higher trims like the RAV4 Adventure and the TRD Off-Road come with dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD) with rear driveline disconnect. Plus, all trims allow for customizable performance with switchable Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes. Other RAV4 performance features that will help you navigate the impressive Toyota RAV4 towing capacity around Deep Creek, MD 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

Bring Home a New Toyota RAV4 from University Toyota Today

Does the RAV4 has everything that you need and want in your next SUV? Then, head on over to our Morgantown dealership to confirm that gut feeling. Schedule a VIP test drive today! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out and we’ll be happy to help you out.

2023 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capabilities Per Engine

If you want to push your all-new Toyota RAV4’s towing capacity to the absolute limit, you’ll want to choose either the TRD Off-Road or Limited configurations. Both of these trim levels can be upgraded with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD to achieve a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. Nevertheless, you can still find great engine output across the lineup, whether you’re enjoying the entry-level LE configuration or the trail-ready Adventure trim. Take a look at the towing capacities for each drivetrain to get a better idea of what we mean: 

2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine 

  • Towing Capacity with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD: Up to 3,500 pounds
  • Payload Capacity with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD: Up to 1,025 pounds
  • Towing Capacity with FWD: Up to 1,025 pounds
  • Payload Capacity with FWD: 1,100 to 1,230 pounds depending on configuration 

What Can a 2023 Toyota RAV4 Tow Around Fairmont?

Planning a weekend adventure near Point Marion, PA? Or, maybe you have a trip outside Uniontown, PA coming up. Regardless of your upcoming outdoor adventures, you can rest assured that your 2023 Toyota RAV4 is more than capable of hauling everything you need around the Deep Creek, MD area with ease. From a real-life perspective, towing up to 3,500 pounds would equate to:

  • Canoe or Kayak Trailer
  • Jet Ski Trailer
  • Motorcycle Trailer
  • Fishing Boat Trailer
  • Tow Dolly
  • Small Open Utility Trailer
  • And So Much More!

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