2021 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels Explained

So you’ve decided to buy or lease the new 2021 Toyota RAV4 — great choice — but which trim is best suited for you? Our team at Bommarito Toyota in Hazelwood, MO, put together this trims guide to highlight the differences between each RAV4 trim. Keep reading to learn more. For further information, take a look at our Toyota RAV4 review. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at 314-731-0911, send us a chat, text, or message online.



The LE starts off the 2021 RAV4 lineup with a bang. Featuring key amenities such as driver assistive technology, comfortable seating, and innovative technology, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 LE sets the bar high.

MSRP: Starting at $26,050
Hybrid Model MSRP: Starting at $28,500

Key Features:

The LE is standard with the following features:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0
    • Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection
    • Lane departure alert with steering assist
    • Lane tracing assist
    • Automatic high beams
    • Full-speed range dynamic radar cruise control
    • Road sign assist
  • Backup camera
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Multi-LED headlights with black bezels and automatic high beams
  • Black roof rails
  • Dual chrome-tipped exhaust
  • Climate control system with dust and pollen filter
  • Fabric-trimmed seats with six-way adjustable driver’s seat
  • 60/40 split reclining fold-flat rear seat
  • Remote keyless entry
  • 4.2-in. driver information display
  • Audio system with 7-in. touchscreen display and six speakers
  • Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and Bluetooth® compatible


2021 RAV4 XLE Next up is the XLE. You’ll find that the 2021 Toyota RAV4 XLE has upgraded lighting and interior comfort features.

MSRP: Starting at $27,345
Hybrid Model MSRP: Starting at $29,795

Key Features:

The XLE includes features from the LE, plus:

  • Integrated fog lights
  • Body-colored door handles with touch sensor lock/unlock
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control system
  • Eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Available heated front seats
  • Silver interior door handles
  • Smart key system on front doors and liftgate
  • Push button start

2021 TOYOTA RAV4XLE Premium

Step it up a notch with the XLE Premium.

MSRP: Starting at $30,050
Hybrid Model MSRP: Starting at $32,500

Key Features:

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium builds off the XLE, and adds the following features:

  • Height-adjustable power liftgate with jam protection
  • SofTex®-trimmed seats with eight-way power adjustable driver’s seat
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • Power moonroof

2021 TOYOTA RAV4Adventure

Looking for an athletic trim? Check out the RAV4 Adventure. This trim will amp up your daily adventures as well as provide eye-turning performance.

MSRP: Starting at $33,155

Key Features:

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Adventure includes specs from the XLE Premium, plus:

  • Unique split-bar front upper grille
  • Black RAV4 and Adventure badging
  • Heated power mirrors with turn signal and blind spot indicators
  • Privacy glass
  • 7-in. driver information display
  • SofTex-trimmed seats with orange stitching
  • Smart key system with push button start
  • Audio Plus system with 8-in. touchscreen display

2021 TOYOTA RAV4TRD Off-Road

Take your off-roading capabilities a step further with the RAV4 TRD Off-Road. With an upgraded suspension and standard all-wheel drive (AWD), the TRD Off-Road is more capable than ever.

MSRP: Starting at $35,780

Key Features:

The 2021 Toyota RAV TRD Off-Road has specs from the Adventure, as well as:

  • 18-in. six-spoke matte black TRD flow-formed alloy wheels with black lug nuts
  • Integrated fog lights with black trim
  • Black RAV4 and TRD Off-Road badging
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with one touch open/close
  • TRD stamped stainless steel front skid plate
  • SofTex-trimmed seats with red stitching and embossed seat inserts with TRD stitching
  • TRD all-weather floor mats and cargo liner

2021 TOYOTA RAV4XSE Hybrid

Next is the XSE Hybrid.

MSRP: Starting at $34,450

Key Features:

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 XSE Hybrid includes specs found on the XLE Premium trim, as well as:

  • 18-in. five-spoke sport alloy wheels
  • LED projector headlights with chrome bezels
  • Dark gray metallic-colored hexagon grille
  • Black exterior power mirror with heated element and blind spot indicators
  • Power moonroof
  • Black roof rails
  • Blue shock absorber
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control

2021 TOYOTA RAV4Limited

Last, but certainly not least, is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Limited. The Limited has all the premium amenities that you’re looking for.

MSRP: Starting at $34,580
Hybrid Model MSRP: Starting at $37,030

Key Features:

The Limited includes most specs from the XSE Hybrid, plus:

  • Chrome accented door handles and mirrors
  • Available wireless charger
  • Heated front seats
  • Available ventilated front seats
  • Digital rearview mirror with HomeLink®
  • Blue ambient lighting
  • Premium audio system with dynamic navigation