This compact 5 seater AWD SUV gets a complete makeover for the 2019 model year. Now in its 5th generation, the RAV4 is one of the most popular SUVs in the Rocky Mountain region. It’s Toyota’s best selling vehicle in the U.S.

2019 RAV4 Specs

  • AWD
  • 2.5 Litre 4 cylinder engine (NEW)
  • 8-Speed automatic transmission (NEW)
  • 203 hp (gas)
  • 219 hp (HV models)
  • Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa compatible
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2 (TSS 2.0)
  • ECO, NORMAL and SPORT modes
  • Prices start at $25,500 (MSRP)

2019 Toyota RAV4 in mountains






2019 Toyota RAV4. Photo: Toyota.

RAV4 Trims

  • LE
  • LE Hybrid
  • XLE
  • XLE Hybrid
  • XLE Premium
  • Adventure
  • XSE Hybrid
  • Limited
  • Limited Hybrid
  • TRD Off-Road (ALL NEW TRIM for 2020)

Fuel Economy

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Ground Clearance

An important factor to consider when living in the Rocky Mountain region or for when you need to take the vehicle off-road.

LE and XLE trims have 8.4″ of ground clearance.

XLE and above trim levels including the TRD Off Road model have 8.6″ of ground clearance.






Photo: Toyota.


Overall Length (LE, XLE, XLE Premium & Limited)180.9″
Overall Length (Adventure)181.5″
Height (inc antenna) (LE, XLE)67.0″
Height (inc antenna) (XLE Premium & Limited)67.2″
Height (inc antenna) (Adventure)68.6″
Approach angle19 deg
Departure angle21 deg


Legroom 1st row41.0″
Legroom 2nd row37.8″
Shoulder room 1st row57.8″
Shoulder room 2nd row56.4″
EPA cargo volume (behind 2nd row)37.6 cu.ft.

Note: Having the moonroof or panoramic sunroof deducts 2″ of headroom.


Multi LED headlights and tail lights, dual exhaust, color matched door handles, roof rails and privacy glass are all standard on the LE trim level. These are typically upgrades found on a mid trim level

Also included are two 12v power outlets.

Starting at $25,500.







2019 Toyota RAV4 XLE. Photo. Toyota.

Additions to the next trim level up, the 2019 RAV4 XLE includes 17″ alloy wheels, chrome bezels on the headlights and auto ON/OFF headlamps. Color matched exterior mirrors with blind spot warning indicators and fog lamps are also added.

A one-touch power moonroof, dual zone climate, rear vents, remote keyless entry and 4 USB charging ports bring more convenience to the XLE.

Optional upgrades include the 8″ touchscreen and a height-adjustable power liftgate.

Starting at $27,300 MSRP.

RAV4 XLE Premium

2019 RAV4 XLE Premium in Blue Flame






2019 RAV4 XLE Premium in Blue Flame. Photo: Toyota.

Expanding on the 2019 RAV4 XLE, the premium trim features 19″ alloy wheels, SofTex-trimmed seats, power liftgate, 8-way power driver’s seat and a leather-trimmed shift level with a sequential mode.

2019 RAV4 XLE Premium interior






2019 RAV4 XLE Premium interior. Photo: Toyota.

Available upgrades are the 8″ touchscreen, digital rear view mirror and Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Rear Cross-Traffic Braking.

Starting at $29,500 MSRP.

RAV4 Adventure

2019 RAV4 Adventure. Photo: Toyota.






2019 RAV4 Adventure. Photo: Toyota.

Geared more towards off-road, the 2019 RAV4 Adventure trim gets robust styling cues such as larger over fenders, high roof-bars, aggressive bumper,
active grille shutters, and fog light surrounds.

The Adventure trim has an available Ice-Edge color roof option. Color options are; Midnight Black Metallic, Blue Flame, and Lunar Rock.

2019 RAV4 Adventure. Photo: Toyota.






2019 RAV4 Adventure in Lunar Rock with Ice Edge roof. Photo: Toyota.

Orange accent stitching is on the interior SofTex material as well as other orange accents are exclusive to the Adventure trim.

RAV4 Adventure interior






RAV4 Adventure interior. Photo: Toyota.

Available extras include heated and ventilated seats.

Starting at $32,900.

RAV4 Limited

This trim level is the top of line with luxury refinements. Silver accents ornament the front and rear bumpers. 19″ alloy wheels and added chrome accents give the Limited a refined and finished luxury look.

2019 RAV4 Limited. Photo: Toyota.






2019 RAV4 Limited. Photo: Toyota.

An 8″ color touchscreen with navigation and premium audio is standard. A power liftgate is also standard and hands-free power liftgate an optional extra as well a panoramic sunroof.

8-way power adjustable heated front bucket seat are wrapped in SofTex with memory settings is standard on the 2019 RAV4 Limited.

A digital rearview mirror is standard that allows a wider angle view along with a brightened night image and dimming of headlights.

Heated and ventilated front seats, as well as heated rear seats and Bird’s Eye View camera, are available extras on the RAV4 Limited.

Limited trim prices start at $33,500 MSRP.

2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road

Arriving in the fall, the new TRD Off-Road spec RAV4 will be a 2020 model year.

Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road.






Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road. Photo: Toyota.

Features include;

  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD
  • TRD Off-Road suspension (inspired by Rally RAV4 Race Team)
  • Falken Wildpeak All Terrain Trail tires.
  • TRD 18″ Flow-Formed Matt Black aluminum wheels
  • Selectable drive modes; Mud & Sand, Rock & Dirt, and Snow
  • Screen display showing torque allocation and slip control
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
  • Downhill Assist Control (DAC)
  • LED front fog lamps
  • Red interior stitching accents including the TRD logo on front head rests.
  • Exclusive color, two-tone Magnetic Gray Metallic with Ice Edge roof color
  • Also available in Midnight Black or Lunar Rock (with option Ice Edge color roof) and Ruby Flare Pearl or Super White.
  • TRD All weather floor mats.

No info on pricing available at this time for the RAV4 TRD Off-Road.

oyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road interior.






Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road interior. Photo: Toyota.

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