2020 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity & Engine Specs

July 13th, 2020 by

2020 Toyota RAV4 towing and cargo banner

SUVs like the Toyota RAV4 have already impressed %%targe_city_1%% drivers thanks to their stable and smooth ride, but you might be wondering: How much can a Toyota RAV4 tow? The 2020 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity reaches up to 1,500 pounds so you can do everything from hauling heavy equipment to and from the worksite, or hitch up your boat or trailer and head over to your favorite weekend spot. If you’re looking for a bit of extra strength, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid options increase your towing capacity of up to 1,750 pounds. With plenty of power in tow, the RAV4 lineup is backed by impressive performance specs and features to make each job a secure one. Learn more about the 2020 Toyota RAV4 towing capacity and then find a Toyota SUV of your own at %Toyota of Downtown LA today!



2020 Toyota RAV4 Towing Capacity and Engine Specs

Along with the standard Toyota RAV4 towing capacity of up to 1,500 pounds, the RAV4 also provides Cerritos drivers with a payload capacity of up to 1,240 pounds. Both of these capacities are powered by the vehicle’s 2.5L dynamic force four-cylinder engine with DOHC 16-valve with d-4s dual injection and dual variable valve timing with intelligence (vvt-i). This engine configuration is paired with a trusted 8-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission and generates delivers 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. 

2020 Toyota RAV4 Performance Features

To ensure a secure and stable towing job every time, the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity is supported by a range of performance features such as standard front-wheel drive or can upgrade your SUV with an available all-wheel-drive system. If you elect for higher trim levels, you can take advantage of an improved dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive (TV-AWD) with rear driveline disconnect, and adjust settings and preferences with Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes that are found on all trim levels. Some of the additional features you’ll have to support you 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 

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Performance

Along with offering a better fuel economy through the hybrid option, the Toyota RAV 4 towing capacity increases to up to 1,750 pounds and is also matched by a payload capacity of up to 1,210 pounds. While this configuration also runs on a similar 2.5L Dynamic Force four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve engine and 8-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission, it is also equipped with a multi-electric motor assist to achieve its hybrid performance and higher towing capabilities. With the addition of the electric motor, drivers can achieve up to 118 horsepower and 149 lb-ft of torque. 

See the Toyota RAV4 Performance at Toyota of Downtown LA

Once you’ve reviewed the Toyota RAV4 towing capacity and its many other performance features, you’ll have the power and confidence to tackle any tough job around West Hollywood with ease. Learn more about the RAV4 lineup at Toyota of Downtown LA as you browse our online inventory of new and used RAV4 models for sale as well as any of our other outstanding Toyota SUVs available. Explore your leasing and financing options to see what suits you best and value your current pre-owned car to see how much you can put down toward your next vehicle purchase. Contact us today for more information and to schedule an appointment at our dealership near Huntington Park!