2020 Toyota RAV4 Review
A versatile compact SUV like the Toyota RAV4 comes in handy in practically any situation. It’s got all the cargo room you need for camping gear and groceries, a dependable powertrain, and lots of safety features. To show drivers in Nashville, Gallatin, and Madison, TN, exactly what it has to offer, the team at Toyota of Gallatin put together this 2020 Toyota RAV4 review. Be sure to contact us with any questions!
Toyota RAV4 Interior Dimensions
The Toyota RAV4 features seating for up to five people. There’s 98.9 cubic feet of passenger space across two rows of seats. Cloth upholstery comes standard, but stylish SofTex® is also available.
In the front row, the driver and passenger can relax with 41 inches of legroom. The back seats give passengers space to stretch out with 37.8 inches of legroom. There’s also enough space for three people to sit side by side with 56.4 inches of rear-seat shoulder room.
Behind the back seats, you’ll have 37.6 cubic feet of cargo room in the trunk. If you need some extra space, you can use the standard 60/40 split reclining fold-flat rear seats to make up to 69.8 cubic feet of cargo room.
|Cargo Room Behind Row||
69.8 cubic feet
37.6 cubic feet
Toyota RAV4 Amenities
In addition having a comfortable cabin, the Toyota RAV4 also offers lots of great amenities. It starts by making it easy to load up and hit the road with keyless access and a hands-free power liftgate. Inside, you’ll find lots of ways to relax. Both a 4-way power-adjustable front-passenger’s seat and an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support are available.
It’s also prepared for all seasons. There’s dual zone automatic climate control, heated seats in both rows, and ventilated front seats. You can also warm up your hands with a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel. It even lets you brighten up your drive with a large power moonroof.
Toyota RAV4 Specs
The Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that gets up to 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. It’s also designed to be efficient with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence. This is paired with an 8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence. Together, they help the Toyota RAV4 get up to an EPA-estimated 28 city/35 highway MPG.*
This powertrain is capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds. It’s also designed to help you get that cargo through any driving conditions. Front-Wheel Drive comes standard, but All-Wheel Drive is also available. It can even adjust to your driving conditions with Multi-terrain Select. This feature offers selectable driving modes, such as:
- MUD & SAND
- ROCK & DIRT
Toyota RAV4 Safety
While the Toyota RAV4 gives you reliable traction on all sorts of terrain, it can also give you peace of mind with lots of standard safety features. For starters, the frame features front and rear side-impact door beams. Inside, you’ll be surrounded by eight airbags, including a driver’s knee airbag and side curtain airbags that cover both rows of seats.
To give you more awareness during your drive, Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 comes standard. This system of driver-assistance features can help prevent accidents. Some of the technology that will help keep you safe includes:
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
- Automatic High Beams
- Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Road Sign Assist
Toyota RAV4 Infotainment System
To keep your SUV connected and make your drive more fun, a user-friendly infotainment comes standard. A 7-inch touch-screen’s located on top of the dashboard, but a sleek 8-inch screen’s also available.
Bluetooth® compatibility comes standard, so you can stream music and safely make hands-free phone calls. You can also sync your smartphone apps with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Plus, voice recognition lets you control everything without taking your hands off the wheel.
A navigation system is also available to provide you with colorful maps and turn-by-turn directions. Wherever you’re headed, you and your passengers can stay connected with built-in Wi-Fi. It even lets you control your smart devices back home with Amazon Alexa.
You can also enjoy lots of great music during your drive. The RAV4 is available with SiriusXM® radio, HD Radio™, a subwoofer, and 11 JBL® speakers.
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
To help you make fewer stops for gas, the Toyota RAV4 is also available with a hybrid powertrain. It features a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, a 244.8-volt battery, and a 650-volt electric motor. This system can get up to an EPA-estimated 41 city/38 highway MPG.*
On top of helping you drive farther in between pitstops, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid also delivers up to 219 horsepower. Plus, it’s capable of towing up to 1,750 pounds.
Test Drive the Toyota RAV4
To learn more about this 2020 Toyota RAV4 review, visit Toyota of Gallatin and take a test drive. The RAV4 offers a safe, capable, and comfortable ride to drivers and families in Nashville, Gallatin, and Madison, TN.
* 2020 RAV4 EPA-estimated 27 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for LE FWD and Limited FWD; 27 city/34 hwy/30 combined mpg for LE AWD; 28 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for XLE FWD and XLE Premium FWD; 27 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg for XLE AWD and XLE Premium AWD; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined mpg for Adventure; 25 city/32 hwy/27 combined mpg for TRD Off-Road; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined for Limited AWD; and 41 city/38 hwy/40 combined mpg for LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid. Actual mileage will vary.