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302-Horsepower RAV4 Prime Joins 2021 Toyota SUV Lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Performance, Safety, Toyota RAV4, Toyota RAV4 Prime on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 at 8:23 pm
Side view of red 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Hybrid Tech and Power Specs

Toyota has announced that the most powerful and quickest RAV4 model is nearly here. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, the first-ever RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, has been unveiled, just months after the arrival of the first-ever RAV4 TRD Off-Road model. This fun-to-drive Toyota model is set to deliver an estimated 302 horsepower, hit 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds, and offer a manufacturer-estimated 90 combined MPGe. Learn more about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime hybrid tech and power specs in this guide from Serra Toyota.


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2021 RAV4 Prime PHEV Specs Red 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

The 2021 RAV4 Prime can take drivers from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds, which is the second-fastest acceleration time out of all of the Toyota brand vehicles. This PHEV model can travel an estimated 39 miles on just battery power alone, offering drivers the highest EV range out of all PHEV SUV models available on the market.

A high-capacity Lithium-Ion battery and boost converter help to power the 2021 RAV4 Prime, offering 83 more horsepower than the RAV4 Hybrid. This power setup brings the total system output to 302 horsepower for the RAV4 Prime. The Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive system, found in the RAV4 Hybrid, is included in the RAV4 Prime to help with off-pavement driving and to reduce understeer.

Standard and Available Safety Technology in 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

The 2021 RAV4 Prime comes equipped with an expansive lineup of standard and available safety technology in every model. The Toyota Safety Sense suite is a standard safety lineup that is found in all Toyota RAV4 Prime models and it equips each SUV with Road Sign Assist, Lane Tracing Assist, Automatic High Beam, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist. Additional features, like the Head-Up Display system and Rear Cross Traffic Braking, can be added to the 2021 RAV4 Prime.

Interior view of 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

Seating in 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

Closeup of charger in 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime


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The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is set to hit dealership lots in the summer of 2020. Until this fuel-efficient Toyota model hits the streets, check out the rest of the RAV4 models available at Serra Toyota by checking out our online inventory. For more information about the arrival and availability of the 2021 RAV4 Prime in Birmingham, AL, contact a member of the Serra Toyota sales team today.

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