How Much Can a 2020 Toyota RAV4 Tow?

July 31st, 2020 by

2020 Toyota RAV4 on a dirt road
Whether you’re running errands in Reading or planning a camping trip in Wyomissing, you need a crossover SUV that can keep up with your demands. So, just how much can a 2020 Toyota RAV4 tow? You’ll be pleased to see that the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity reaches up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped! Let’s take a look into the specs and features of the latest model with Performance Toyota.

2020 RAV4 Towing Capacity by Engine

The Toyota RAV4 lineup gives you all of the options that you want on the road, so you can take your pick of a traditional gas-powered engine or a cutting-edge hybrid design. No matter which model you choose, you’ll love the strong and sophisticated performance while navigating the Lancaster area. Take a look at the specs of both options below:

RAV4 Conventional Engine

  • 2.5L dynamic force four-cylinder engine with DOHC 16-valve with d-4s dual injection
  • Dual variable valve timing with intelligence (vvt-i)
  • 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,500 pounds maximum towing capacity when properly equipped

RAV4 Hybrid Engine

  • 2.5L Dynamic Force four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with VVT-i engine
  • Direct Shift eight-speed Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT).
  • Combined 219 net system hp, with an EPA estimated 41 mpg / 38 mpg (city/highway)*.
  • 1,750-pound maximum towing capacity

Performance Features

2020 Toyota RAV4 on Gravel
While the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity may start with the engine, there are plenty of smart performance features onboard as well. These high-tech systems enhance handling, safety, efficiency, and more. Take a look at some of our favorite towing performance boosters:

  • Available all-wheel drive and dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD)
  • Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes
  • 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-inch front disc brakes
  • Ventilated 11.1-inch rear disc brakes with Star Safety System™
  • Direct Shift eight-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission

Want even more options? Check out our parts department for accessories to customize your RAV4 to perfection.

Find Out More With Performance Toyota

Want to learn more about how much a RAV4 can tow? Or do you want to explore the 2021 RAV4 trim levelsFeel free to get in touch with our team at Performance Toyota. Contact us with your questions or if you’re ready to start shopping, buy your new car 100% online using our Express Store — including home delivery within 50 miles of our dealership in Sinking Spring!

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