2020 Toyota RAV4 Adventure parked in front of water and mountains

What Kind of Performance Does the RAV4 Have?

2020 Toyota RAV4 Performance Features and Off-Road Capabilities

The Toyota RAV4 is an SUV that challenges the driver to push limits of performance and off-road driving abilities. The RAV4 is equipped to handle a wide variety of driving situations because of performance features like selectable drive modes and unique rear suspension. Each model of the RAV4, with both hybrid and gas engines, exerts performance abilities that are greater than SUVs from other brands. Continue reading below to learn about the performance features and off-road capabilities of the 2020 Toyota RAV4.

Performance Features of 2020 RAV4

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-Liter Dynamic Force 4-Cylinder engine with DOHC 16-Valve with D-4S Dual Injection and Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence. The engine produces 203 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. Hybrid models use a multi-electric motor assist with 650V maximum electric motor voltage. This engine produces 118 horsepower and 149 lb.-ft. of torque.

The 2020 RAV4 has a long list of performance features. For starters, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 has a longer and wider stance than previous models, which makes the vehicle’s handling smoother and more responsive. The SUV uses a Direct Shift eight-speed automatic transmission that creates a smooth transition from gear to gear and enhances performance and acceleration. Additionally, all models offer ECO, NORMAL and SPORT selectable drive modes that adjust the throttle and performance of the RAV4 to suit the driver’s preference. Most 2020 RAV4 models use an Independent MacPherson strut front suspension with a stabilizer bar paired with multi-link rear suspension helps enhance comfort and control by keeping traction steady.

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road parked in front of off-road trail with bike on roof

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road driving down gravel path

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2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road Features

The 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road trim level hosts a suite of off-road technology that makes it ideal for any adventure. Dynamic Torque Vectoring all-wheel drive enhances the vehicle’s responsiveness and traction by distributing the engine’s power to the wheels that need it. Another feature that enhances the RAV4 TRD Off-Road grade is Multi-terrain Select, which comes standard on AWD gas RAV4 models. This system uses four selectable drive modes to sense changes in traction and automatically adjust throttle, drive-force distribution, and braking. The Multi-terrain Select drive modes are MUD & SAND, ROCK & DIRT, SNOW and NORMAL.

Test Drive the 2020 Toyota RAV4 in Claremont, NH

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 is in stock at McGee Toyota of Claremont! There are plenty of features worth checking out on the Toyota SUV. Read through our blog, check out our RAV4 inventory and schedule a test drive! See you soon!