Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels

2021 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels

If you’ve got your eye on a 2021 Toyota RAV4 for your travels around Trevose, Philadelphia, and Bensalem, you might not realize that you’ll have a ton of options to choose from within this model.

The RAV4 comes in many trim levels, offering you an SUV that’s designed with features to fit your unique style and personality.

Our team at Faulkner Toyota Trevose has all the details on 2021 Toyota RAV4 trim levels right here. Read more to find out which one is the right choice for you.

2021 RAV4 Overview: Your Personalized Crossover SUV

2021 Toyota RAV4 Trim LevelsThe Toyota RAV4 comes with plenty of options that will make you feel like it was made just for you. Starting on the outside, choose from a variety of exterior colors to make a statement. Tones like Magnetic Gray Metallic, Blue Flame, and Ruby Flare Pearl add a vibrant look to your vehicle.

Under the hood of the standard 2021 RAV4 trim, you’ll find a 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-cylinder engine that reaches 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. Its engine achieves an EPA-estimated 27 city/35 highway MPG in the standard LE trim.1 That blend of power and efficiency provides an optimal driving experience.

You can take advantage of additional value with RAV4 engineering. The 2021 RAV4 Hybrid trims are powered by a hybrid 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that attains an impressive EPA-estimated 41 city/38 highway MPG.1  

Additionally, the 2021 RAV4 comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0. The suite of safety technology provides drivers with confidence when they hit the road. This active safety system includes advanced features like Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Road Sign Assist, a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, and much more.

Now that you know the basics, let’s explore each of the 2021 RAV4 trim levels a little further!

2021 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels


As the base trim of the 2021 RAV4, the LE comes equipped with a 7-inch touchscreen that features audio multimedia. This infotainment system allows you to connect your smartphone music and apps via Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, or Amazon Alexa.

You also get to try a broad range of music and engaging radio conversation. The LE comes standard with a 3-month trial subscription to SiriusXM® All Access. Not only does this connect to every SiriusXM® channel, but you can press play on your own radio station thanks to a comprehensive library of music.

LE Hybrid

The LE Hybrid steps up its game in the performance department. This trim comes with All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Integrated Management with a Multi-Information Display monitor. Its All-Wheel drive capability submits power to all four wheels, allowing you to take advantage of a balanced driving performance.

As a hybrid, the vehicle offers easy access to next-level performance. Customize your driving with a mode dial offering Sport, ECO, Normal, Trail, and EV modes. This helps you get the most out of your time inside the vehicle.


The XLE takes things up a notch. With a Smart Key System on the front doors and liftgate, you’ll have an easier time getting inside thanks to remote keyless entry. You won’t have to slide keys into the ignition, either. Push Button Start begins your day.

You and your passengers stay connected in the 2021 XLE. The RAV4 trim has five USB ports to keep everyone’s devices charged as you drive. This will help make long road trips and the drive home from school a little easier.

XLE Hybrid

2021 Toyota RAV4 XLE HybridThe XLE Hybrid takes features from the XLE and blends them with Hybrid technology. The primary difference between the two is that it comes standard as an All-Wheel Drive SUV.

Drivers who enjoy off-road driving can do so with greater capability in the XLE Hybrid. The increased traction is also beneficial during inclement weather. This AWD function helps you grip slippery roadways when you are traveling.

XLE Premium

The XLE Premium lives up to its name. It ups its game in terms of comfort. You’ll get an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support. This comfortable option comes along with SofTex®-trimmed front bucket seats. These combine for a relaxing experience that eases your drive after a long day.

While the SUV is built to help you drive in winter, we prefer to stay warm as we’re driving. Heated front seats are available, as well, in an optional package.


In addition to the Sport, ECO, and Normal drive modes, the Adventure trim adds on Multi-terrain Select. What does this feature do?

It presents drives with MUD & SAND, ROCK & DIRT, NORMAL, and SNOW modes. How does this help you? Living up to its name, you can take the RAV4 Adventure on any excursion with this range of driving options. The SUV is fittingly constructed with All-Wheel Drive to help you make the most of your time outdoors.

TRD Off-Road

The TRD Off-Road trim equips your RAV4 with everything you need to head off the grid. This includes a TRD-tuned independent MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar. This helps keep the vehicle flat on tough surfaces, creating a safer driving experience for everyone inside.

Drive with swagger. Designed with a matte black-painted finish and black lug nuts, the 18-inch wheels on the TRD Off-Road make a bold statement.

XSE Hybrid

Toyota RAV4 XSE HybridAlong with the dynamic engine in previous 2021 RAV4 hybrid trim levels, the XSE Hybrid adds in a little something more. An 8-inch Audio Plus infotainment system connects to six speakers that provide a welcoming sound.

You also gain a clear path with the XSE Hybrid. The SUV’s rear camera is complete with dynamic gridlines to help you steer in reverse. This is a plus for navigating narrow parking spaces.


The Limited offers all of the best RAV4 features, including a digital speedometer with analog tachometer to provide a sleek information display. The interior technology of the RAV4 continues with a Dynamic Navigation system. The system helps you plot a true course, from Point A to Point B.

Its interior is comfortable too. A leather-trimmed three-spoke steering wheel lets you feel in command. Along with heated front seats and available wireless smartphone charging, the Limited trim adds style to your everyday.

Limited Hybrid

The Limited Hybrid is the top of the RAV4 line. Add the features of the Limited trim, plus the 2.5L hybrid engine, and you’ve got the best features a crossover can offer, and then some!

We’ve reviewed how 2021 RAV4 trim levels create a dynamic driving experience. How can you get a feel for the SUV in person?

Test Drive the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Today

Each of these 2021 RAV4 trim levels provides drivers with the performance they need to navigate their daily driving. This variety allows you to enjoy a customized driving experience that lets you slip away or drive in style. The best way to find out which one is best for you is with a test drive. It allows you to get a feel for the SUV’s performance and enjoy its accommodating interior.

If you live near Philadelphia, Bensalem, or Trevose, PA, the 2021 RAV4 is ready for you to test drive at Faulkner Toyota Trevose. Contact us to schedule an appointment today!


1 EPA-estimated 27 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE FWD and Limited FWD; 27 city/34 hwy/30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE AWD; 28 city/35 hwy/ 30 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 XLE FWD and XLE Premium FWD; 27 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 XLE AWD and XLE Premium AWD; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 Adventure and Limited AWD; 25 city/32 hwy/28 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 TRD Off-Road; and 41 city/38 hwy/40 combined mpg for 2021 RAV4 LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XLE Premium Hybrid, XSE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See