2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is one of the compact SUVs manufactured by Toyota. Toyota RAV4 Prime is designed like a blend of Honda CR-V and Mazda CX-5 which is very elegant. So that in 2020, as reported by Focus2move, Toyota RAV4 topped the top sales in the USA with total sales while reaching 15,030 units from total Toyota sales reaching 514,328 units with other variants.
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2021 Toyota RAV4
So far, 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime still dominates the market in the USA with very high sales charts despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The SUV is powered by a 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine that provides power up to 203 horsepower, and a choice of drivetrain for front wheels or all-wheel.
Some features that seem to be considered and improved for the latest generation of 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime are full features of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Next we describe the specs and features and also the performance of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime.
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Specs :
- Engine : 2.5-liter Inline 4 Gas
- Transmission : 8-Speed Automatic
- Horse Power : 203 hp @ 6600 rpm
- Torque : 184 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
- Drivetrain : Front-Wheel Drive / All-Wheel Drive
- Seats : 5 Seater
- Infotaiment : HD Radio, Bluetooth, Satellite Radio, MP3 Player
- Connectivity : USB Port, Wireless Charging
- Weight : 3,380 lbs
- Towing Capacity : 1,500 lbs
- Fuel Tank : 14.5 gallons
- All Wheel Size : 19″ x 7.5″
RAV4 Prime Exterior
On the exterior of the 2021 Toyota RAV4, this SUV looks elegant and luxurious so it’s very easy to distinguish from several other variants. Toyota RAV4 Prime chose to get front fog lights, colored door handles, and already wearing 19-inch matte black wheels.
Another 2021 variant of the Toyota RAV4 also has its own differences, such as the LE and XLE variants which are already equipped with a black front grille, and use 17-inch wheels.
Varian Adventure offers an exterior that is equipped with a split-bar grille and active shutters, black roof railing, and get the black RAV4 Adventure logo, and already uses 19-inch alloy wheels.
In the RAV4 Limited variant, it is equipped with a dark gray hexagon patterned grid and a pool of water lamps, some chrome accents on the outside body, and an outer mirror that is in harmony with the body.
The newest variant is the TRD Off-Road, this variant SUV is equipped with black ornaments such as the black front bumper, black fender, black rear bumper with magnetic gray inserts, red coil springs, and wearing RAV4 TRD Off badge displays -Road is black. RAV4 TRD Off-Road also uses 19-inch alloy wheels.
RAV4 Prime Interior
Not only on the Exterior, in terms of interior any 2021 Toyota RAV4 was decorated differently in each variant. But all of them already offer a cabin that is very elegant and comfortable and ergonomic.
Interior materials also already use materials that are very soft and high quality, although there are some plastic materials in some parts of the interior of the cabin. Everything looks very elegant and impressive.
RAV4 Prime is equipped with a power seat adjustment feature, leather wrapped steering wheel, seat seats made of SofTex imitation leather, accompanied by a moonroof feature. There is a 7-inch touch screen located on the dashboard as a control and infotaiment system.
RAV4 Prime Dimension
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime dimensions and ground clearance are different for each variant. For prime variants, the RAV4 has a length of 180.9 inches, with a width of 73 inches, and has a height ranging from 67 inches to 67.2 inches. This SUV variant is not the largest or the longest in terms of dimensions compared to the others.
RAV4 Prime has a ground clearance of 8.6 and also gets an approach angle of 19 degrees, and a departure angle of 21 degrees. 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime has a weight of 3,370 lbs, at least lighter than the TRD Off-Road variant which has a weight of 3,655 lbs.
RAV4 Prime Engine
In terms of engine, 2021 Toyota RAV4 will maintain a four-cylinder engine with a capacity of 2.5 liters, which is driven by an eight-speed automatic transmission. The RAV4 has an all-wheel-drive (AWD) drivetrain option with dynamic torque control and rear driveline release.
With a 4-cylinder engine, the Toyota RAV4 Prime equipped with AWD can reach 60 mph in just 8 seconds. Even though it is still a bit inferior to its competitors, the Mazda CX-5 is equipped with a turbocharged engine that is capable of releasing 250 horsepower power which is much smoother and capable of driving up to 60 mph in just 6 seconds.
2021 The Toyota RAV4 also has an impressive towing capacity that reaches 1,500 lbs on a Full Wheel Drive (FWD) drivetrain. While the Mazda CX-5 has a towing capacity of 2,000 lbs.
The engine used in the 2021 Toyota RAV4 in all variants is a 4-cylinder engine with a capacity of 2.5 liters, which can provide power up to 203 horsepower and produce torque of 184 lb-ft. This SUV is driven by an 8 speed automatic transmission channel.
In the new generation of 2021 the RAV4 Prime is expected to get an increase to minimize heavy shock to the engine when it is high-acceleration and high maneuverability, so that the luxury impression given by this SUV is not felt when driving.
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RAV4 Prime Trunk and Cargo
The RAV4 Prime provides a vast cargo space of 37.6 cubic feet behind the second row seats, and this capacity is able to defeat the Mazda CX-5 as its competitor which only offers much less area of 30.9 cubes.
When the second row of 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is folded it will expand cargo space to 69.8 cubes which can be used as a storage solution in the cabin.
There are several storage slots on the dashboard, and a small storage tray is located in the middle accompanied by two cup holders and a broad armrest console.
There is storage space in the side pocket of the door with bottle slots on both doors, and also a very practical size passenger side glove box. There is storage on the backrest on the passenger side seat, and two cupholders on the middle seat armrest, accompanied by a bottle holder on each door of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime.
RAV4 Prime Infotaiment
On the infotaimen side, 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime seems to have a very complete infotaiment system. Among them there is a 7-inch touch screen. 6 speakers available for an impressive audio system. Other information features are available such as AM / FM radio equipped with a hands-free telephone, advanced voice recognition, and music streaming capabilities via Bluetooth wireless technology.
All of these features are already integrated with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Amazon Alexa. SiriusXM radio connectivity is also standard throughout, but HD Radio is only available in the trim 2021 Toyota RAV4 Adventure and TRD Off-Road.
In the interior are also available five USB ports for charging the battery of the device located on the dashboard and two on the armrest on the second row of passengers, while the other two are located on the back of the front center console. Charging the device not only uses a USB port but a wireless charging pad is also available for wireless devices.
RAV4 Prime Safety
NHSTA gives a rating for the level of safety and accident test with a very impressive value on the Toyota RAV4 Prime. This SUV received a safety rating with a total of five stars, while IIHS ranks as the Top Safety Pick, which is the highest award from the authorities. Apparently, not only provides comfort, 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is able to provide a pleasant experience with the features it has and a very safe driving feasibility.
Equipped with impressive features, as well as a very tough engine performance, so this SUV is able to provide comfort and safety in driving and taking your family on vacation. SUV 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is expected to be priced above MSRP $ 30,000.