2020 Toyota RAV4

What’s new

  • New TRD Off-Road trim
  • Newly added Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Minor revisions to standard feature availability
  • Part of the fifth Toyota RAV4 generation introduced for 2019

Pros & Cons

  • Quiet interior and comfortable ride quality
  • Abundant cargo and passenger space
  • Controls are easy to use
  • Lackluster power from base powertrain
  • no other engines available
  • Uncomfortable front passenger seat
  • Vague steering means you'll sometimes misjudge your inputs
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2020 Toyota RAV4 Review

Toyota redesigned its popular RAV4 just last year. This new model gained a variety of improvements such as a more powerful engine, more safety features and bolder styling. These changes have no doubt bolstered the RAV4's popularity, and it continues to be one of the best-selling vehicles in America. But when we've compared it to the competition, we've found it falls short of the mark set by the class leaders.

Certainly, it has some appealing qualities. The RAV4 is roomy inside and has plenty of space for rear passengers and cargo. It also comes standard with an array of advanced driver safety aids such as forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking. For 2020, Toyota has also added Android Auto smartphone integration (a boon for Samsung, Pixel and other non-iPhone users) and introduced a new RAV4 TRD Off-Road model.

On the downside, the RAV4's engine, improved as it may be, is still underwhelming. It's not especially powerful and gets noisy when you stand on the gas. And unlike some rival small SUVs, there's no optional engine you can upgrade to if you want quicker acceleration. We're also disappointed with the lack of comfort for the RAV4's front seats and the vague steering, which doesn't give you a good feel for the road.

Granted, these aren't huge issues, and the RAV4 is certainly a competent SUV. But we think you'll find a few other models more appealing overall. These include the well-rounded Honda CR-V, the sporty Mazda CX-5 and the value-packed Hyundai Tucson. You should also check out the RAV4 Hybrid, which is both quicker and more fuel-efficient than the regular RAV4. Finally, the Jeep Cherokee and the Subaru Forester are worthwhile choices if you're interested in doing some light off-roading.

Edmunds’ Expert Rating
Rated for you by America’s best test team

Our verdict

7.7 / 10
The RAV4 is a pleasant SUV that rides smoothly, has a roomy interior that's easy to live with, and offers plenty of utility. It brakes and handles in a confident way, and it's fuel-efficient. The merely satisfactory engine and indifferent steering, however, prevent it from being a top choice for a small SUV.

How does it drive?

7.0
The RAV4 doesn't impress here, unfortunately. The engine is willing around town, and passing and merging are drama-free. But if you're in a huge rush, you might notice the engine's ultimately modest power delivery. In Edmunds testing, our RAV4 test vehicle needed 9.1 seconds to cover 0-60 mph, which is slightly slower than the class average.

Another gripe we have is with the steering, which is vague at the center point and doesn't have appropriate levels of feel and heft. As such, it's easy to misjudge your level of input. In better news, the RAV4's optional upgraded AWD system includes rear-axle torque vectoring and more advanced traction control systems with selectable terrain settings and hill descent control. These systems, plus respectable ground clearance, give the RAV4 Adventure above-average off-road ability for a small SUV.

How comfortable is it?

7.5
The RAV4's suspension is tuned to strike a good balance between control and softness. The body doesn't bound or float when you drive over bumps, and small to moderate impacts are absorbed without much drama. As for the front seats, they are nicely sculpted and padded appropriately, but the seat bottoms begin to feel flat on longer drives. The passenger side's lack of adjustment can also make it difficult to find a comfortable position.

At highway speeds, the RAV4 is generally quiet. The exception is when you hit the gas for a burst of speed, at which point the engine sound gets rather coarse. We do like the climate system's performance. Air distribution is ideal, with forward vents that can be closed off completely and vents for the rear seat.

How’s the interior?

8.0
The driving position, roominess, and ease of entry and exit are all good. But the RAV4 would score higher if the front passenger seat wasn't set so high or could be adjusted down. The driver's seat and steering wheel have a good range of adjustment, but tall drivers might want a smidge more of each. Outward visibility is praiseworthy.

The control layout is intuitive with large, easy-to-read labeling. The audio system and climate system controls are islands unto themselves, and everything else is right where you expect it to be. The big rubberized climate control knobs are nice too. Our only gripe is that the touchscreen is too far away from the driver. The tuning knob, in particular, requires a reach to twist.

How’s the tech?

8.0
The RAV4's interface has a mix of touchscreen and fixed buttons that are easy to learn without consulting the owner's manual. But even though the RAV4 is relatively new, the touchscreen's graphics look dated. The sound system works well enough, but it's nothing special. You do get standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto this year. It's a good thing too since Toyota's native Entune software remains clunky.

The standard suite of driver aids is impressive. It includes adaptive cruise control that works down to 0 mph, automatic emergency braking, drowsy driver detection, automatic high beams, lane keeping assist, and something called Line Tracing Assist, which is an active (but not hands-free) steering aid.

How’s the storage?

8.0
The RAV4's cargo hold is nearly the biggest in its class. You get 37.5 cubic feet with the rear seats up and 69.8 cubic feet with them stowed. The RAV4 is also easy to load thanks to a low cargo floor. Up front, the cabin has numerous shelves and bins to handle assorted road-trip paraphernalia. If you're planning on towing, certain versions of the RAV4 can pull up to 3,500 pounds, which is above average for a small SUV.

Parents with young kids will appreciate the RAV4. It's easy to locate and connect safety seats to the lower car seat anchors. Likewise, tethering to the three upper anchors is straightforward. Forward-facing seats and boosters fit readily, but installing a rear-facing infant seat on the passenger side will likely require scooting the front seat up. The too-high front passenger seat is the issue.

How economical is it?

8.5
The EPA estimates the RAV4 will get 27-30 mpg in combined city/highway driving, depending on the powertrain and trim level. We drove an AWD Adventure carrying three people, equipment and luggage for more than 7,000 miles. And over a variety of road and weather conditions, we averaged 28.6 mpg. Our best tank was 32.3 mpg and the worst was 25.6 mpg.

Is it a good value?

8.0
The RAV4 is well built inside, with nice layered materials and seams that are invisible because they're built into the styling. It has tactile touches such as rubberized grip surfaces on the interior door pulls and the radio and climate knobs. The RAV4's optional simulated leather upholstery feels soft and pliable, and the stitching is tidy. Toyota's warranty coverage is average, but you do get a generous two years/25,000 miles of free scheduled maintenance.

Wildcard

7.5
Driving a RAV4 isn't a chore, but it's not particularly memorable either. It's at its best when you go with the Adventure or TRD Off-Road trim level. The advanced torque vectoring all-wheel-drive system, capable traction control system with multiple terrain settings, and styling that's a little more rugged help the RAV4 stand out a little more.

Which RAV4 does Edmunds recommend?

There really seems to be a RAV4 to fit any need and budget, but the XLE Premium trim strikes a good balance between features and price. Its power liftgate, in particular, is a worthwhile upgrade. The Adventure and the new TRD Off-Road trims are worthy picks if you're planning on at least occasional trips on dirt roads and trails.

Toyota RAV4 models

The 2020 RAV4 is available in six trim levels: LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, TRD Off-Road and Limited. Every trim level comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine (203 horsepower, 184 lb-ft of torque) and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard on all trim levels aside from the Adventure and the TRD Off-Road, which get all-wheel drive. Otherwise, all-wheel drive is optional.

However, the LE and the XLE get RAV4's standard AWD system. The Adventure, the TRD Off-Road and the Limited possess an upgraded system with a torque-vectoring feature that can shift power distribution between the rear wheels to enhance traction when driving on dirt or snowy roads.

You might expect the RAV4 LE, as the base-level trim, to be sparsely equipped, but that's not the case. It comes standard with features such as LED headlights, a variety of driver safety aids (Toyota Safety Sense 2.0), a 7-inch touchscreen interface with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a USB port and a six-speaker sound system.

The XLE adds more convenience features such as push-button start, keyless entry, a power-adjustable driver's seat, blind-spot monitoring, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more USB charging ports. Next up is the XLE Premium. It comes with bigger wheels, a slightly raised suspension, a sunroof, a power liftgate, simulated leather upholstery (SofTex), and soft-touch dashboard materials.

The Adventure is a bit special since it adds some styling flourishes along with its extra equipment. On top of the XLE Premium's contents (minus the sunroof and power liftgate), the Adventure has unique wheels, fender flares, taller roof rails, selectable terrain drive modes, hill descent control, and an 8-inch touchscreen, among a few other features.

The new TRD Off-Road model pushes the Adventure's features list further with all-terrain tires, an off-road-tuned suspension, unique black trim elements, the sunroof, the power liftgate and unique interior trim.

The Limited builds on the XLE Premium's equipment with chrome exterior trim and more interior upgrades such as heated front seats, a virtual rearview mirror, the 8-inch touchscreen, a navigation system, and a premium 11-speaker JBL audio system.

Some of the Limited's upgrades can be added to the Adventure, XLE Premium and XLE trim levels through a variety of packages. Other notable options, depending on the trim level, include a surround-view parking camera, a panoramic sunroof, a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, and wireless smartphone charging.


Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2020 Toyota RAV4.

5 star reviews: 50%
4 star reviews: 5%
3 star reviews: 14%
2 star reviews: 19%
1 star reviews: 12%
Average user rating: 3.6 stars based on 42 total reviews

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Most helpful consumer reviews

2 out of 5 stars, Love it but...
Shea,
XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

I loved my new 2020 Toyota RAV4 hybrid for six months. I went out to start it one day and it was completely dead. Since it was dead we couldn’t get it to start nor go in neutral to get it towed. After trying to jump it which is not an easy task when everything is powered and we couldn’t get into the hatch to get to the back battery the tow truck driver had to literally climb in the backseat and lay down to try to jump it. After jumping it was unsuccessful they had to put wheels under the vehicle after they jacked it up to get it out of the garage. We finally get it to the dealer And now they’re trying to tell me that the main fuse is blown from trying to jump it. They also admitted to trying to figure out how to get to the main fuse to even replace it. Now they’re trying to tell me that the tow truck company that they sent out jumped it backwards. I have seen other issues posted regarding the battery being drained. If Toyota does not take responsibility and fix this problem I will be trading in my vehicle that is barely half a year old. Also to add I had to have it towed in on a Friday and they couldn’t get the main fuse delivered until Tuesday. When I bought the vehicle they told me a loaner would be provided if it broke down. On the phone with the warranty company they told me it would be a $35 flat fee for the loaner then when I get to the dealer they tell me it’s $35 a day for the loaner. Customer service sucks so far.

4 out of 5 stars, Good vehicle so far
JimO,
Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

I purchased my 2020 Limited Rav4 back in November. Having driven a little over 1000 miles so far, I’m favorably impressed. I actually wanted to buy the hybrid version but after several months I couldnt find the color combination I wanted and the dealers were marking the price up over MSRP. Toyota has seemed to address the two issues I was concerned about, which was engine noise and low-speed shifting of the 8-speed transmission. Extra sound-proofing has been added to the engine compartment and a TSB has was implemented in August and the transmission seems to shift fine for me. In a combination of city and highway driving I’m only getting 28 mpg from the gas motor, so the 35 mpg highway seems optimistic. I have the tech pkg which includes the birds eye view cameras which help in parking...it also includes the phone charging pad but I need to upgrade my iPhone 6 for it to work...the camera in the rear view mirror is useful if your cargo area is full and you want to see behind you. The car is loaded and has the weather pkg, which I really like the heated steering wheel on cold days.

1 out of 5 stars, Buyer beware! Several issues with the 2020 RAV4
Chris,
TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

I purchased the 2020 RAV4 TRD off road trim. I loved everything about it (on book) but to be honest this has been a frustrating experience overall. The day I purchased the vehicle it wasn’t bad but since then it’s been unpleasant to say the least. First off I wanted the vehicle so it could tow a small camper, boat, etc (said this several times prior to purchasing). After purchasing after market stuff at the dealership and built into the loan (which were Toyota specific tow hitch, roof racks, and protection plans) I felt that it would do what I needed. Finance was frustrating because I felt very pressured to do all the added protection plans (like many dealerships do), and I felt a little cheated afterwards because I wanted 2 things and my monthly price was higher than expected - that is a dealer specific issue though. What is more concerning is that after purchasing the car, I find out that the hitch they built into my loan is a class 2 and could not tow what I wanted (they couldnt find a toyota class 3 hitch to install) - when looking online and selecting the hitch, it is only a class 2 (hitch weight no more than 300lbs). Toyota states that the rav4 TRD can tow up to 3500lbs which was all I needed. Per the RAV4 manual - the tongue weight should be distributed so that the weight is 9% to 11% ((tongue (or hitch) weight / gross trailer weight) x 100). So I could have a trailer that is 3200lbs and a hitch weight of 350lbs, that would fit within that specification. After speaking with sales manager it seemed sorted out but not before I was told it could void the warranty (with no explanation beyond that) by the guy who sold me the car which was highly concerning in a new vehicle. However the hitch that Toyota wanted to put on could not allow that hitch weight to be placed on it. I have since placed a class 3 after market on the vehicle but it was very difficult to get the dealership to do it. Since then I still have issues with the audio system and steering issues that haven’t been resolved. With the steering issues - what I have noticed that the car will randomly veer to one side or another as if a tire is flat or the alignment is out. Fun fact - when I bought the care it was out of alignment in the front end! I have now had two alignments done on the vehicle and it is STILL happening. I drive flat roads and haven't even hit pot holes to cause that to go out of alignment. Lane keep assist randomly tried to jerk me off the lane one day while driving on the interstate (brand new pavement and lines with nothing else for the computer to track - almost got in a wreck because of that) - I was holding the wheel and it just jerked hard to the right out of my hand. Still trying to figure all this out, two dealerships havent been able to figure out why this is happening. With the audio system - I have the upgraded JBL system (thinking that it would be great). Well when listening to audiobooks (and to a lesser extent podcasts) which I almost exclusively listen to there is a sharp/high pitched noise (almost like a screech or dog whistle) noise whenever a word has an 's' or a 't' - no matter what app I use, what type of phone (android vs iPhone) or male vs female narrators it keeps happening. Same issues as before - no dealership has an answer for this and Toyota states that they cant hear it when we record it, despite the service manager telling them that he hears it. For someone who commutes a lot and likes to listen to audiobooks and podcasts this noise makes it very unpleasant to listen to these entertainment sources. I have a case with Toyota Customer Care center but its now been 4 WEEKS dealing with this mess. I really have no faith in the safety and drivability of this vehicle and even when I do drive it, I cant listen to the things I want to without the grating noise! All in all - I regret this purchase, and advise others to really do their research and take LONG test drives to really make sure they aren't experiencing these issues.

2 out of 5 stars, Has converter issues!!!
Mandy,
XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

just bought a 2020 rav4 had 17 miles on it. I had it 2 weeks and it had to be taken into the dealership to have a new catalytic converter replaced, somehow mine had a hole in it. so its been at the dealership now for 2 weeks, the dealership has had my new car longer then I have. beware, Toyota doesn't know if this is going to be a common problem with the 2020 rav4's or not, they told my dealership this is the first they are hearing of this issue.

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Features & Specs

XLE 4dr SUV features & specs
XLE 4dr SUV
2.5L 4cyl 8A
MSRP$27,245
MPG 26 city / 35 hwy
SeatingSeats 5
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower203 hp @ 6600 rpm
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LE 4dr SUV features & specs
LE 4dr SUV
2.5L 4cyl 8A
MSRP$25,950
MPG 26 city / 35 hwy
SeatingSeats 5
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower203 hp @ 6600 rpm
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XLE 4dr SUV AWD features & specs
XLE 4dr SUV AWD
2.5L 4cyl 8A
MSRP$28,645
MPG 27 city / 33 hwy
SeatingSeats 5
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower203 hp @ 6600 rpm
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LE 4dr SUV AWD features & specs
LE 4dr SUV AWD
2.5L 4cyl 8A
MSRP$27,350
MPG 27 city / 34 hwy
SeatingSeats 5
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower203 hp @ 6600 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite RAV4 safety features:

Pre-Collision with Pedestrian Detection
Detects and warns of potential front impacts, including one involving a pedestrian or cyclist, and automatically engages the brakes.
Blind-Spot Monitoring
Monitors your blind spots for other vehicles, illuminating a warning signal on the outside mirrors.
Lane Departure Alert w/Steering Assist
Monitors the vehicle's position in its lane and corrects steering to avoid unintentionally leaving the lane.

NHTSA Overall Rating 5 out of 5 stars

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.

Frontal Barrier Crash RatingRating
Overall4 / 5
Driver4 / 5
Passenger5 / 5
Side Crash RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Side Barrier RatingRating
Overall5 / 5
Driver5 / 5
Passenger5 / 5
Combined Side Barrier & Pole RatingsRating
Front Seat5 / 5
Back Seat5 / 5
RolloverRating
Rollover4 / 5
Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
Risk Of Rollover15.9%

IIHS Rating

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.

Side Impact Test
Good
Roof Strength Test
Good
Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
Good
IIHS Small Overlap Front TestNot Tested
Moderate Overlap Front Test
Good

Toyota RAV4 vs. the competition

Toyota RAV4 vs. Honda CR-V

The current-generation CR-V is two years older than the RAV4's redesign, yet it handily claims the top spot in our class rankings. Chief among the Honda's advantages is a powerful and efficient turbocharged engine, confident handling, a comfortable ride, a roomy cabin, a large cargo capacity, and many clever storage solutions. Drawbacks are few but include a finicky infotainment interface and a weak base engine. Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Honda CR-V.

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Toyota RAV4 vs. Mazda CX-5

The Mazda CX-5 stands out from the rest of the class for its stunning good looks, refined interior and sportier-than-normal driving manners. It's easily one of the best crossovers to drive, but it surrenders some points in areas that may be more important to the average shopper. The ride quality is firmer than some may like, while cargo and rear passenger space are limiting. Read Edmunds' long-term road test of the Mazda CX-5.

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Toyota RAV4 vs. Hyundai Tucson

As with almost every other Hyundai vehicle, the Tucson gets high marks for its long list of standard features, intuitive infotainment system and industry-leading warranty coverage. We're also fans of the interior materials and comfortable ride. The Tucson, however, is held back by its weak base engine, smaller cargo space and lower fuel economy.

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2020 Toyota RAV4 News, Release Date and Pricing

Toyota's Star SUV Gets Off-Road Friendlier

Will Kaufman by Will Kaufman , Content Strategist and News EditorFebruary 7th, 2019

You may have heard, but we spent quite a bit of time with a RAV4 Adventure recently. We didn't do very much off-roading, but the Adventure had no issues during our handful of little detours off improved surfaces. Still, as part of Toyota's new "TRD all the things" plan, it's adding a TRD Off-Road trim for the new RAV4's second year of production.

Pros and Cons

This isn't a full TRD Pro kit, but Toyota is confident the 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road will improve the RAV's trail-driving capabilities. Starting with a RAV4 Adventure, which already offers 8.6 inches of ground clearance, all-wheel drive, and selectable multi-terrain traction control, Toyota upgraded the suspension and added new wheels and tires.

The TRD Off-Road doesn't get the Fox shocks found on TRD Pro models elsewhere in Toyota's lineup, but its shocks have been upgraded and new bump-stops installed to improve ride and body control on rough surfaces. Under the plastic wheel arches (shared with the Adventure), you'll find black-painted 18-inch alloy wheels, shod in Falken off-road tires specially developed with TRD.

Those beefier, square-shouldered tires are arguably the most important part of the equation in terms of the RAV4 TRD Off-Road's ability to tackle unimproved surfaces. A rock-crawler this ain't, but it looks tougher and should handle itself a little better on the way to a campsite or trailhead.

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road Pricing and Availability

The overall pricing structure for the Toyota RAV4 shouldn't change for 2020. You can expect the TRD Off-Road to come with a slightly higher price than the Adventure's $32,900 MSRP.

FAQ

Is the Toyota RAV4 a good car?
The Edmunds experts tested the 2020 RAV4 both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.7 out of 10. You probably care about Toyota RAV4 fuel economy, so it's important to know that the RAV4 gets an EPA-estimated 27 mpg to 30 mpg, depending on the configuration. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that carrying capacity for the RAV4 ranges from 37.5 to 37.6 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Toyota RAV4. Learn more
What's new in the 2020 Toyota RAV4?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2020 Toyota RAV4:

  • New TRD Off-Road trim
  • Newly added Android Auto smartphone integration
  • Minor revisions to standard feature availability
  • Part of the fifth Toyota RAV4 generation introduced for 2019
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Is the Toyota RAV4 reliable?
To determine whether the Toyota RAV4 is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the RAV4. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the RAV4's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more
Is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 a good car?
There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2020 Toyota RAV4 is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2020 RAV4 and gave it a 7.7 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2020 RAV4 is a good car for you. Learn more
How much should I pay for a 2020 Toyota RAV4?

The least-expensive 2020 Toyota RAV4 is the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $25,950.

Other versions include:

  • XLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $27,245
  • LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $25,950
  • XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $28,645
  • LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $27,350
  • XLE Premium 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $29,950
  • XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $31,350
  • Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $34,480
  • Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $35,880
  • TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $35,280
  • Adventure 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $33,055
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What are the different models of Toyota RAV4?
If you're interested in the Toyota RAV4, the next question is, which RAV4 model is right for you? RAV4 variants include XLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A), LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A), XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), and LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A). For a full list of RAV4 models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2020 Toyota RAV4

2020 Toyota RAV4 Overview

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 is offered in the following submodels: RAV4 SUV. Available styles include XLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A), LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A), XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), XLE Premium 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A), XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), and Adventure 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A).

What do people think of the 2020 Toyota RAV4?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2020 RAV4 3.6 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2020 RAV4.

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2020 RAV4 featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2020 Toyota RAV4?

2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $30,034. The average price paid for a new 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,758 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,758 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $28,276.

The average savings for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 5.9% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 52 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.

2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $28,739. The average price paid for a new 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,519 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,519 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $27,220.

The average savings for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 5.3% below the MSRP.

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We are showing 104 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.

2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $27,429. The average price paid for a new 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,495 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,495 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $25,934.

The average savings for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 5.5% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 3 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.

2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $33,954. The average price paid for a new 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,814 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,814 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $32,140.

The average savings for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 5.3% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 23 2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.

2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,438. The average price paid for a new 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $2,124 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,124 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $35,314.

The average savings for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 5.7% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 12 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $41,179. The average price paid for a new 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $2,204 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $2,204 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $38,975.

The average savings for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 5.4% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 5 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the Ashburn area.

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