The most powerful and quickest Toyota RAV4 model is about to make its way to dealerships throughout the U.S. At this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota announced the arrival of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, the first-ever RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Not only is this the first PHEV RAV4 model yet but it is the most fuel-efficient RAV4 model Toyota has ever created.
The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is expected to hit dealership lots in the summer of 2020, but we at Serra Toyota were too excited about this model’s debut to wait to share some of the details. Keep reading to dive into what the first-ever Toyota RAV4 Prime has to offer drivers throughout the Birmingham area or click the link below to view our lineup of in-stock Toyota RAV4 models.
First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Toyota RAV4 Prime Details and Specs
Behind the wheel of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime drivers will be able to travel an estimated 39 miles on battery power alone and go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds. Being the most fuel-efficient RAV4 yet, the 2021 RAV4 Prime has a manufacturer-estimated 90 combined MPGe. 2021 RAV4 Prime models will be powered by a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine and generate 302 total system horsepower and 168 pound-feet of torque.
The 2021 RAV4 Prime emphasizes its athleticism, but not at the sacrifice of comfort and style. The RAV4 Prime lineup will include SE and XSE trim grades, each of while will bring unique design elements and style to the lineup. RAV4 Prime SE models will sit on 18-inch machined alloy wheels and are fitted with a standout front grille and front lower spoiler. Piano black accents amplify the feeling inside the 2021 RAV4 Prime SE, while the RAV4 Prime XSE can be wrapped in a two-tone exterior paint scheme and sits on two-tone 19-inch alloy wheels.
Each model in the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime lineup comes equipped with a suite of safety and driver assistance technologies to help passengers and drivers ride with confidence. The Toyota Safety Sense suite in the RAV4 Prime includes Lane Tracing Assist, Road Sign Assist, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Automatic High Beams, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and more.