Toyota presents 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime. You could recognize the “Prime” from the Prius household, where it stands for the plug-in hybrid electric lorry (PHEV) variation. That’s additionally the situation for the RAV4 Prime. It sits on top of the RAV4 family, where it’s the most fuel-efficient as well as powerful trim.
Aesthetically, the 2021 RAV4 Prime won’t stray also far from its resource product, however since it will be a much more performance-oriented design with just 2 stylish trim degrees, SE and also XSE, it will have a few exclusive little bits.
On the SE trim, the Prime-exclusive exterior devices will consist of 18-inch painted as well as machined wheels, a one-of-a-kind front grille and also reduced spoiler, and also piano-black accents. The XSE will include a two-tone color pattern with a black roof covering, vertical LED accent lights, as well as adaptive headlights.
The new Prime SE trim level will certainly include heated front seats, a power vehicle driver’s seat, a 7-inch instrument screen as well as an 8-inch multimedia touchscreen. A choice plan will consist of a moonroof, plus a warmed guiding wheel and also back seats.
The Prime XSE consists of RAV4’s first-ever paddle shifters, a moonroof, vinyl upholstery, cordless charging, ambient illumination and also a 9-inch touchscreen.
A Costs Plan adds navigating, a panoramic moonroof, JBL premium audio, perforated as well as aerated pole positions, a warmed guiding wheel as well as rear seats, a power liftgate, a 360-degree camera system, and RAV4’s initial head-up display.
Like all RAV4s, the Prime will have a typical package of security as well as motorist aid tech. That includes a front crash system with automated stopping and pedestrian discovery. Full-speed adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping aid with lane focusing and also automated high light beams. Both Prime trim degrees additionally include a dead spot display. And an XSE Premium Bundle will include reverse cross-traffic automated stopping and front, as well as rear vehicle parking, assist with automatic stopping.
Its powertrain is where the RAV4 Prime pushes a wedge between it as well as its brother or sisters. Toyota promoted the RAV4 Prime as the “most effective RAV4,” as well as it will certainly deliver with the RAV4 Prime’s 302-horsepower plug-in powertrain that integrates a 176-hp 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine as well as a pair of electric motors.
The dual-motor setup will certainly provide every RAV4 Prime standard all-wheel drive, but it will do greater than boost traction in slippery problems. Toyota will certainly tune it to improve velocity as well as minimize understeer in the corners too.
Speaking of acceleration, the plug-in RAV4 will certainly release to 60 miles per hour in a Toyota-estimated 5.8 secs while providing a manufacturer-estimated 39 miles of the electrical array.
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Release Date and Price
There is no main on-sale day for the brand-new RAV4 Prime, however, Toyota anticipates to have it in display rooms in the summer of 2020. Pricing additionally stays unannounced, however, we anticipate this plug-in design’s MSRP variety ahead in well above the RAV4 Hybrid, which begins with $29,220 and tops out at $37,750 (location charges consisted of).