2021 Toyota RAV4 at Umansky Toyota

There is a new lineup of RAV4 models for Toyota's 2021 model year. The RAV4 continues to be a beloved and reliable crossover SUV, and has gained more attention recently with the debut of the hybrid models. The gas-powered RAV4 remains a popular choice within its class, and even provides drivers the option to choose between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, available to all models and standard for the Adventure and TRD Off-Road trims! Read on to see what's new for the 2021 Toyota RAV4.

Own the Scenic Route

Multi-link Rear Suspension

Enjoy a smooth ride that delivers driving confidence. RV4's multi-link rear suspension helps enhance handling and control by working with its natural body rigidity in order to keep traction steady. 

Exceptional Ride, Handling, and Comfort

RAV4's Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform refines the drive wherever you take it. A long, wide stance makes the handling more responsive, while a strong core gives you a ride that's smooth and confident.

Roughing It Never Looked So Good

Distinct Design

Full of personality, RAV4's sporty design continues to stand out from the crowd. Muscular fenders on all four corners accentuate its ready-for-anything attitude, while available two-tone exterior paint color schemes help you express your own unique style.

TRD Off-Road

RAV4 TRD Off-Road's subtle styling differences include dark-gray front and rear lower fascias, LED fog lights and numerous black-painted accents. Rugged overfenders also amp up its exterior look, along with matte-black 18-in. TRD alloy wheels wrapped in aggressive Falken WILDPEAK A/T Trail tires. 

Ride in Style and Comfort

Thoughtful Interior

Ready to impress, on- or off-road. Feel an elevated level of refinement every time you enter RAV4. Premium materials, like the available SofTex-trimmed seats and the comfort of an available 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat with memory function, put you in the center of it all.

Panoramic Glass Roof

See and feel a new level of refinement that elevates the driving experience. An available panoramic glass roof opens up from an interior filled with premium materials and reveals the attention that goes into every detail. 

Tech That Keeps Up With You

Digital Rearview Mirror

Get a clear view with the flip of a switch RAV4 introduced Toyota's first camera-based digital rearview mirror. The available feature uses a camera mounted up high inside the rear window for a wider field of vision.

Remote Connect

Smart technology at hand. Through touch or voice commands, the available Toyota Remote Connect feature lets you locate your vehicle, lock or unlock the doors and even start the engine, all from your Apple Watch or Android smartwatch. 


  • 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Available All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
  • Available Multi-Terrain Select (MTS)


  • 17-in. 5-spoke silver alloy wheels
  • Integrated fog lights
  • Blind Spot Monitor (BSM)

XLE Premium

  • Super-chrome-finished alloy wheels
  • SofTex-trimmed seats
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof


  • 19-in. 5-spoke wheels
  • Matte-black accents
  • 120V/100W power outlet

TRD Off-Road

  • 18-in. TRD wheels
  • Dynamic TV-AWD
  • MacPherson strut front suspension


  • 19-in. multi-spoke wheels
  • Available dynamic TV-AWD
  • Premium Dynamic Navigation

Features of the 2021 Toyota RAV4

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 comes in six main trim levels, each with specialized features inside and out. First comes the LE, which includes a 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and standard safety features like traffic sign recognition, and forward collision mitigation as part of the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite. Next up is the XLE which features a power-adjustable driver's seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, and convenient keyless entry and ignition. The XLE begins to feel a bit more luxurious with its larger wheel size, sunroof, and Toyota SofTex upholstery. The Adventure and TRD Off-Road trims are perfect for those seeking a more athletic performance. The Adventure model features selectable terrain drive modes and hill descent control, while the TRD Off-Road has off-road-tuned suspension and all-terrain tires. Finally, the Limited trim adds heated front seats, a larger 8-inch touchscreen, and a premium 11-speaker JBL audio system!

Toyota RAV4 Power and Capability

All 2021 Toyota RAV4s are powered by a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine, paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission! This powertrain offers 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque @ 500 rpm. Fuel economy averages at about 30mpg across all models, even in 4-wheel drive. The Adventure and TRD Off-Road trims come standard with 4-wheel drive for better all-terrain capability, but it is also available for any Toyota RAV4 model. New for 2021, the TRD Off-Road now features a stainless steel skid plate. This front skid-plate is the first of its kind for the RAV4, and will give drivers even more freedom to explore. 

What's Inside the 2021 RAV4?

The interior of the Toyota RAV4 has some exciting new features for 2021. The updated Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) 2.0 package is standard on all trims, with safety and security features like Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Automatic High Beam (AHB), and Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), just to name a few. A wide range of multimedia features also come standard for all models, like Amazon Alexa, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The RAV4 also includes a three-month all-access trial for SiriusXM. Drivers of the XLE can also opt for the available Weather Package, which features a leather-wrapped steering wheel and heated front seats to ward off the cold. 

Umansky Toyota is Here to Help!

Toyota continues its legacy of producing sturdy and reliable vehicles with the 2021 RAV4. It's a versatile crossover SUV and a strong choice for families, commuters, and adventurers alike. But don't just take our word for it! View our inventory firsthand and see for yourself what makes the Toyota RAV4 one of the most popular models in its class. Shop online under our Inventory page, or visit our showroom at our Charlottesville, VA location. You can get even more info under our Research Models tab, and as always, our associates are here to help answer any questions. Call or visit us today at Umansky Toyota!

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