The Toyota RAV4 is a reliable SUV. It offers a comfortable interior, lots of cargo room, and the kind of technology that makes your drives safer and even more enjoyable. There are plenty of fun and engaging features available across the many trims of the RAV4. So, which trim has what you're looking for?

To help you compare RAV4 models, the team at Maguire Toyota put together this Toyota RAV4 trim levels review to help drivers near Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton, New York, decide among the various Toyota RAV4 trim packages. Contact our dealership today!


The Toyota RAV4 at a Glance

You'll have a bevy of options and features available across the different trim levels of the RAV4, plus there are some choices you'll have at each level. The LE, XLE, XLE Premium, and Limited trims give you the option of either standard Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) or available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with their combustion engines. If you plan on tackling tricky terrain, the AWD RAV4 can prepare you for it.

These trims also all have hybrid engines available. These machines sport a truly impressive fuel efficiency that will save you time and money at the pump. The hybrid engines are also capable of towing up to 1,750 pounds of trailer weight when properly equipped, giving you all the more reason to explore this option.


Toyota RAV4 LE

The base trim has comfortable cloth seats and lots of safety features. The Toyota RAV4 LE comes with standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0. This suite of safety features can help prevent accidents with driver-assist technologies, like a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.

There's also lots of technology on the dashboard. The 7-inch touchscreen features Bluetooth® compatibility, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto. It also gives you lots of music to choose from with SiriusXM®. Plus, it lets you use the integrated backup camera to see what's behind your SUV.

As mentioned earlier, FWD is standard with an available AWD drivetrain. Both drivetrains are capable of towing up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped. Thanks to this ability, you can bring along your favorite gear and equipment for your next camping trip and other adventures.


Toyota RAV4 XLE

You can hop in the Toyota RAV4 XLE without even taking the keys out of your pocket. The Smart Key System gives you keyless access to all four doors and the trunk. Once you're behind the wheel, you can get comfortable using the power-adjustable driver's seat. This trim also offers more awareness during your drive with a Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert.

The dual zone automatic climate control system makes it easy for you and your front-seat passenger to find your ideal temperatures. You'll have plenty of ways to charge and connect devices with a total of five USB ports. Along with one port located up front, you'll have two in the center console and two in the rear-seat area. For added charging opportunities, the XLE includes a 12-volt power outlet in the cargo area to keep your tools' batteries fully charged.


Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium

The Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium adds lumbar support to the driver's seat. It also puts you in control of a stylish leather steering wheel. The interior also has a different look and feel to it with SofTex®-trimmed seats.

The 19-inch wheels give you a more commanding presence on the road. As you drive, you can get some fresh air with the added moonroof. The height-adjustable power liftgate will make loading your gear into the cargo area easier than ever.


Toyota RAV4 Adventure

Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Rear Driveline Disconnect comes standard in the Toyota RAV4 Adventure. This drivetrain lets you adapt to your current driving conditions with Multi-terrain Select and Downhill Assist Control.

It's also prepared to carry more cargo. Raised roof rails come standard, plus it bumps your towing capacity up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped.


Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road

The Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road lives up to its name with a tough, durable suspension and standard Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD. It runs on a TRD-tuned independent MacPherson strut front suspension. It also sports its own bold design with matte-black TRD flow-formed alloy wheels.

The SofTex®-trimmed seats feature red contrast stitching, while the TRD logo is stitched into the front headrests. You'll also be able to give your passengers a nice view with a large moonroof.


Toyota RAV4 XSE Hybrid

This unique hybrid-only trim offers several features that make this RAV4 stand out from the crowd. You'll find sporty blue accents throughout the cabin, including stitching in the SofTex®-trimmed seats and ambient lighting. You'll enjoy heated seats in the front row to keep you ready to take on chilly morning drives.

The digital rearview mirror comes equipped with a HomeLink® universal transceiver. This allows you to access features of your home, such as security systems and garage doors, conveniently from the driver's seat.


Toyota RAV4 Limited

The Toyota RAV4 Limited swaps out the bold black wheels for a stylish chrome finish. It also replaces the raised roof rails with a sleek low-profile set. Once again, you'll have the choice between Front-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive.

The interior offers more comfort with heated front seats and two-position memory settings for the driver's seat. A digital rearview mirror comes standard with a HomeLink® universal transceiver, too.

The dashboard also offers more technology on a larger 8-inch touchscreen. Standard Dynamic Navigation will find the fastest route and provide you with turn-by-turn directions. You can even stay connected to any smart devices at home with Amazon Alexa capability. Plus, any alerts, music, or calls you take will come through 11 JBL® speakers.

Test Drive the Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 will have you ready for an epic journey at a moment's notice. There are plenty of places to explore near Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton, NY, and you'll need the right vehicle with the proper amenities and features to get you there in style.

To learn more about the various Toyota RAV4 trim levels, visit the team at Maguire Toyota and take a test drive to see for yourself which is the best Toyota RAV4 trim for you. Every Toyota RAV4 offers a safe, comfortable ride to drivers and families in Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton.

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