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Toyota upgrades 2021 RAV4 models with a new trim grade and off-road equipment

Is Toyota making any changes for the 2021 RAV4? 

The Toyota RAV4 ranks among the most popular models in one of the most popular vehicle segments in the global automotive industry. As the new model class starts to arrive at the Lexington Toyota showroom, people have been asking, ‘Is Toyota making any changes for the 2021 RAV4?’ There are a few subtle upgrades and changes coming to the 2021 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid; of course, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is the newest member of the RAV4 family and has been previously covered by the Lexington Toyota Blog. A few 2021 RAV4 models have arrived at the showroom and our team of product experts has been excited to share what we’ve learned about the latest version of the automaker’s best-selling crossover SUV. Let’s take a closer look at what they found. 

READ MORE: Learn more about the 2021 RAV4 Prime 

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium  

Prior to the arrival of the RAV4 Prime, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid was the automaker’s first foray into the combining the flexibility of the RAV4 platform with its fuel-saving hybrid technology. The 2021 RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium is an all-new mid-range trim grade that will feature 18-wheels, sunroof, LED headlights and leather upholstery. Like the previously available versions of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, all-wheel-drive will be standard equipment. Even with the Toyota all-wheel-drive system installed, the 2021 RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium will be able to record 41 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway. 

TRD Off-Road Upgrades for 2021 

While the Toyota RAV4 has been proven to be one of the best commuting platforms in the world, it can also be equipped to get a little dirty on the weekends. The 2021 RAV4 TRD Off-Road will now feature a standard front skid plate as well as other off-road-themed equipment like upgraded wheels, suspension tuning and all-terrain tires.

If you would like to take a closer look at the changes made to any available version the 2021 Toyota RAV4, make an appointment with a Lexington Toyota product expert today.