The RAV4 has returned once more for the 2020 model year, featuring several revisions and updates from its 2019 model year. Interested in learning what the most significant differences are between the 2020 Toyota RAV4 vs the 2019 Toyota RAV4? Below, we’ve put together a list of similarities and differences between the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and the outgoing 2019 model.
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 both come standard with the same powertrain: A 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that produces 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission system. In terms of available configurations, all of the 2019 model’s trim levels return for the 2020 model year: LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure and Limited.
2020 Toyota RAV4
2019 Toyota RAV4
|203 hp||Standard Horsepower||203 hp|
|184 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||184 lb.-ft.|
|Available||TRD Off-Road Trim||Unavailable|
|Standard||Android Auto Connectivity||Unavailable|
The most notable difference between the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is the introduction of a new trim levels: TRD Off-Road. This new trim level builds upon the features found in the Adventure trim, adding unique black trim elements, a sunroof, a power liftgate, a unique interior trim, all-terrain tires and a new suspension tuned for off-road travel.
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 also comes standard with Android Auto smartphone integration, which is unavailable for the outgoing 2019 model. Other standard 2020 Toyota RAV4 features include a six-speaker sound system, Apple CarPlay smartphone integration, a full suite of driver aids and more.
Safety and security features available for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 include: LATCH child seat anchors, front and rear side-impact door beams, a tire pressure monitoring system, a backup camera with dynamic gridlines, a blind-spot monitoring system, rear cross-traffic alert, enhanced vehicle stability control, an anti-lock brake system, traction control, full-speed range dynamic radar cruise control, road sign assist functionality, a lane departure alert system and more.