There are different towing capacities for the Toyota RAV4, depending on the model you choose. The front-wheel-drive variants can only tow 480kg, while the all-wheel-drive variants can tow up to 1500kg. Fitting a brake controller is recommended for loads over 1000kg.
Does the Toyota RAV4 have seven seats?
The Toyota RAV4 can seat five people in its two rows. There is no three-row RAV4 that can seat seven people. It does offer two ISOFIX baby-seat mounts, however. You will need to look at a larger SUV in the Toyota range, like the Kluger, or at rivals like the Mitsubishi Outlander, which offers seven seats.
What is the fuel consumption of a Toyota RAV4?
The hybrid Toyota RAV4 offers outstanding fuel economy, with a claimed combined fuel economy figure of 4.7L/100km.
Combined with a 55-litre petrol tank, this gives the RAV4 a theoretical range of more than 1100km on a single tank of fuel.
Non-hybrid versions are thirstier, but the all-wheel-drive 2.5-litre petrol engine RAV4 returns a still-reasonable 7.9L/100km on the combined economy cycle.
What problems does the Toyota RAV4 have?
In terms of problems with the Toyota RAV4, the company has a good reputation for reliability.
The 2020 RAV4 was subject to a recall for front control arm issues which affected 1500 RAV4s, while more were affected by a brake booster issue.