Exploring Each Trim of the 2022 Toyota RAV4

2022 Toyota RAV4 models parked in a lot

Practical, reliable, and economical are the foundational tenets of the Toyota brand, but that doesn’t mean powerful capability and luxury need to be left behind. The 2022 Toyota RAV4 compact SUV has a trim for everyone and James Toyota has the one for you. Read on to learn more about what each of the five trims of the 2022 RAV4 have to offer. 

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What Are the Differences Between the 2022 RAV4 Trims?

While every trim of the 2022 Toyota RAV4 shares a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission, each trim advances on a graduated scale of off-road prowess and luxury. Toyota hasn’t held much back even from the RAV4’s base trim when it comes to standard driver assist technology and luxury amenities. Below you’ll find a breakdown of what each trim has to offer on an individual basis. Virtually all these listed features are carried forward or upgraded into the next trim with the exception of the available XLE Premium Package and the TRD Off-Road Edition. 


The 2022 RAV4’s base trim is anything but basic. Generous in comfort features, technology, and standard safety features, the four-wheel drive version of the 2022 Toyota RAV4 is a great choice for all your everyday driving. 

  • 17-inch steel wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen
  • Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
  • Heated front seats
  • 6-speaker audio system 
  • Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ compatible
  • Blind Spot Monitoring & Rear Cross Traffic Alert


This, the first all-wheel drive trim of the 2022 RAV4, takes us a little closer to an off-road ally with added functions for better traction and improved response to more challenging terrain.  

  • Active Torque all-wheel drive
  • Multi-Terrain Select


The XLE imports more luxury amenities and body additions for added style, versatility, and fun.   

  • 17-inch alloy wheels 
  • Projector LED headlights
  • Power moonroof
  • Power back door
  • 8-way power driver seat with lumbar support 
  • Heated leather steering wheel
  • Available XLE Premium Package:
    • 19-inch alloy wheels
    • 8-inch touchscreen
    • LED fog lamps
    • Cargo net
    • Leather-wrapped shift knob
    • Driver seat Memory System
    • Audio Plus with Remote
    • Softex seats

Trail AWD 

Returning to the more adventurous end of the RAV4 spectrum, the Trail represents the ultimate off-road-centric trim of this award-winning SUV. The Trail brings features such as Dynamic Torque Vectoring along with the opportunity to upgrade to the TRD Off-Road Edition, which offers even more tools for taking on the great outdoors.   

  • 7-inch touchscreen 
  • 7-inch TFT Multi-Information Display
  • Wireless charging
  • Backup camera
  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring all-wheel drive with Rear Driveline Disconnect
  • Available TRD Off-Road edition:
    • 18-inch off-road alloy wheels
    • TRD skid plate
    • Ventilated front seats
    • TRD badging
    • 9-inch touch screen
    • 11-speaker JBL Audio Clari-Fi audio system

Limited AWD 

Finally, we come to the 2022 RAV4’s highest and most luxury-centric trim. This version offers up pretty much all that Toyota has to offer in the way of comfort, entertainment, and convenience. A few extra exterior details also bring out the lush style and attitude of the Limited, while extra attention has been given to back seat passenger comfort as well.

  • 8-way power adjustable driver & front passenger seats
  • Heated & ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats 
  • Chrome door handles
  • Driver seat Memory System
  • 9-inch touchscreen
  • Digital Display Rear View Mirror with Homelink
  • Panoramic View Monitor
  • Bird’s Eye View camera
  • Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Rear Cross Traffic Braking

All of this merely scratches the surface of what each trim of the 2022 Toyota RAV4 has to offer. Don’t forget, Toyota also offers both Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid versions of 2022 RAV4 and its trims for shoppers looking to take another step toward emissions-free mobility. For more details on the 2022 RAV4 or for more information about any vehicle from the 2022 Toyota lineup, the team at James Toyota is here for you. Stop by “Northeastern Ontario’s Favourite Dealership” today!