How Much Can a 2023 Toyota RAV4 Tow?

2023 Toyota RAV4

2023 Toyota RAV4 Performance & Capability in Timmins, ON

The 2023 Toyota RAV4 is an extremely popular crossover SUV due to its practicality, reliability, and affordability. As an SUV, RAV4 owners expect their vehicle to be more capable - both in rough terrain and when towing loads - than conventional sedans and hatchbacks. Continue reading below as our team of Toyota experts have highlighted the performance and maximum towing capabilities of the various 2023 Toyota RAV4 models, available for sale at our Timmins, ON showroom.

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Powertrain Options

The 2023 Toyota RAV4 can be had with either a gasoline, hybrid, or plug-in hybrid powertrain setup. Regardless of which model you choose, all RAV4 models come equipped with all-wheel drive as standard. As such, owners can expect a vehicle that can handle the ever changing road conditions of Northern Ontario and beyond. For those looking for the most capable 2023 RAV4 model available, the outdoor adventure oriented RAV4 Trail model boasts an impressive maximum towing capacity of up to 1,588 kgs (3,500 lbs), more than double the standard gasoline RAV4’s 680 kgs (1,500 lbs) rating.

Powertrain Options
Specifications 2023 RAV4 Gasoline 2023 RAV4 Hybrid 2023 RAV4 Prime
Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC VVT-i  2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC VVT-i with Hybrid Synergy Drive  2.5L 4-Cylinder DOHC VVT-i with 
Net Horsepower 203 219 302
Torque (lb-ft) 184 163 165
Maximum Fuel Economy (L/100km) (City/Hwy) 8.7 / 6.9 5.8 / 6.3 5.7 / 6.4
Maximum Towing Capacity (kgs/lbs) 1,588 / 3,500 

(RAV4 Trail Model)

794 / 1,750 1,134 / 2,500
Spacious & Flexible Cargo Area

Spacious & Flexible Cargo Area

For owners who lead active lifestyles, the RAV4’s large rear cargo area, increased ground clearance and higher driving position offer both more practicality and confidence when out on the road. With the rear seats folded up, expect 1,060 L (37.4 cu-ft) of usable rear cargo room. Simply fold down the 60/40 split folding second row seats and open up the vehicle’s cargo carrying capabilities to 1977 L (69.8 cu-ft) of space. Standard RAV4 models have a respectable crossover SUV ground clearance of 211 mm (8.3 inches), while the RAV4 Trail receives a slight lift at 216 mm (8.5 inches).

Get behind the wheel of a 2023 Toyota RAV4 and experience its surprising amount of performance and capability! Stop by our Timmins, ON showroom at 1234 Riverside Drive and speak with one of our Toyota experts about getting a tour of an in-stock RAV4 model, today!