Toyota RAV4 Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Toyota RAV4 Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 0 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 0 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2020 2020 Toyota RAV4 SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2020 2020 Toyota RAV4 SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2019 2019 Toyota RAV4 SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2019 2019 Toyota RAV4 SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 4
2018 2018 Toyota Rav4 SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2018 2018 Toyota Rav4 SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2017 2017 Toyota Rav4 SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2017 2017 Toyota Rav4 SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2016 2016 Toyota Rav4 SUV AWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2016 2016 Toyota Rav4 SUV FWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2015 2015 Toyota Rav4 SUV AWD Early Release 4 4 (picture) 3 5 (picture) 5 4
2015 2015 Toyota Rav4 SUV AWD Later Release 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2015 2015 Toyota Rav4 SUV FWD Early Release 4 4 (picture) 3 5 (picture) 5 4
2015 2015 Toyota Rav4 SUV FWD Later Release 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2014 2014 Toyota Rav4 SUV AWD 4 4 (picture) 3 5 (picture) 5 4
2014 2014 Toyota Rav4 SUV FWD 4 4 (picture) 3 5 (picture) 5 4

Fuel Efficiency

Toyota has manufactured models of RAV4 for 7 years. They average 27.1 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2020 RAV4 above average at 30 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2020 RAV4 to be $1,300 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $750 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The RAV4 consumes about 11 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The RAV4 emits 290 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 4,350,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 207 trees would offset these emissions. The RAV4 has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Toyota RAV4 30 35 28
2019 Toyota RAV4 30 35 26
2018 Toyota RAV4 25 29 23
2017 Toyota RAV4 25 29 23
2016 Toyota RAV4 25 29 23
2015 Toyota RAV4 26 30 23
2014 Toyota RAV4 26 30 23

MPG breakdown by model options

The Toyota RAV4 has 8 different model options on record with the EPA since 2014. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2020 Automatic (S8), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 30 35 26
2020 Automatic (S8), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 30 35 28
2019 Automatic (S8), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 30 35 26
2018 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 25 29 23
2017 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 25 29 23
2016 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 25 29 23
2015 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 30 23
2014 Automatic (S6), 4-cyl, 2.5 L 26 30 23