2021 Toyota Rav4 Prime - Feature Details // Great Midsize SUV
⏱️TIMESTAMPS⏱️00:00 Overview01:06 Line Up02:10 Exterior03:03 Interior 04:13 Technology 05:49 Performance 07:33 Safety2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Review: Is It Better Than the Regular Hybrid?Toyota's biggest strength is its hybrid technology, and in our SUV-obsessed market, the RAV4 Hybrid has overtaken the Prius as the best-selling hybrid in the brand's lineup. The RAV4 Hybrid boasts several advantages over the standard RAV4, including a smoother powertrain and better fuel economy. Now, Toyota is introducing a plug-in version of the RAV4, one that's more powerful, more fuel efficient, and delivers impressive electric range. That makes the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime the crown jewel of the brand's SUV lineup.2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Range, Fuel Economy, And ChargingOne key differentiator between the RAV4 Prime and its siblings is its ability to cover distances on EV power alone. Some customers will be able to commute to work every day without using a drop of gasoline. The RAV4 Prime is expected to travel 42 miles on a single charge, giving it the highest EV range of any plug-in hybrid SUV on the market. Ford's plug-in hybrid Escape isn't far behind with an EV range of 37 miles, except the RAV4 Prime has all-wheel drive, while the Escape plug-in hybrid is only available with front-wheel drive.2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Prices And AvailabilityThe RAV4 Prime arrives this July, and it will be sold in all 50 states. In the launch year, Toyota expects to sell 5,000 copies for the U.S. Afterward, 20,000 units are planned yearly.You can get a RAV4 Hybrid for as little as $29,470. But if you want a Prime, you'll need to spend almost $10,000 more. Prices start at $39,220 for the base SE model, which is admittedly well equipped. The RAV4 Prime XSE starts at $42,545, plus an extra $3,765 if you want the Premium package. Keep in mind the Prime will be eligible for a $7,500 federal tax credit and any applicable state credits, which should lighten some of the load.