It’s still not too late to put a bright red bow on a new 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE. It’s Toyota’s most powerful RAV4 yet, with 302 combined net horsepower, plenty of cutting edge, and plenty of state-of the-art technology. It’s ready to take drivers over the streets of downtown in The Gulch area or out to the suburbs of Franklin. Standard AWD offers the stability to help power through slippery surfaces, rough roads and those rolling Tennessee hills. And with its advanced plug-in hybrid powertrain and EV-only capability, RAV4 Prime is as intelligent as it is stunning.
Thanks to RAV4 Prime’s advanced plug-in hybrid powertrain and AWD system, this SUV can rocket from 0-60 mph in just 5.7 seconds, plus there’s available paddle shifters that help give extra control, adding even more fun to the drive.
Inside, expect a cockpit designed with drivers—and style—in mind. There’s a sport-contoured heated front seats come standard and are available in black SofTex®4 trim with red contrast stitching. And, for the driver, the steering wheel and shift knob are wrapped in soft leather. RAV4 Prime’s cabin is tailored for the most comfort of drives, with everything designed to help keep drivers in full control. The driver’s seat offers 8-way power adjustment and lumbar support, and an all-new power adjustable front passenger seat, which is a big help in finding that perfect seating position for a long or short ride.
If preferred, there’s a 9-in. multimedia display hosts ample tech, like smartphone-compatible features that allow for an intuitive experience. Also available, is the Head-Up Display (HUD), which puts key driving information right on the windshield, so you can keep your eyes on the road ahead. Standard two-tone exterior color with Midnight Black Metallic roof. In addition to its 19-in. 5-spoke painted and machined sport alloy wheels and two-tone exterior paint colors, RAV4 Prime’s exclusive front end features a unique front lower spoiler and available vertical LED accent lights. Among the many safety features included are the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA).
THE NUMBERS: MSRP/From $41,425 — MPG: city/highway/combined — 40/36/38