New for 2020, the RAV4 continues its leadership in the field of capability with the debut of the lineup’s new TRD Off-Road model. So, what’s new on the 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road? See for yourself when we crack into the latest details about this bold new terrain-crawling RAV4 model packs.
Brand-new equipment for the 2020 RAV4 includes Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, Amazon Alexa compatibility, a fresh speaker design and much more. In terms of safety tech, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road has a generous selection. It’s equipped with a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, a full-speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, Lane Tracing Assist and Road Sign Assist.
The TRD Off-Road trim also brings unique athletic styling to the interior of the RAV4. The TRD-themed cabin features a black interior trim with red accents found on the dash and doors. A set of SofTex®-trimmed seats come adorned with red stitching, embossed seat inserts and TRD stitching on the front headrests.
The RAV4 TRD Off-Road inherits its high-rise roof rails, large over-fenders and aggressive grille design from the RAV4 Adventure but adds its own flare with some original exterior styling elements. The trim carries a more aggressive appearance with dark-gray front and rear lower fascias, black-painted exterior accents and a set of matte-black 18-inch TRD flow-formed alloy wheels.
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road leverages a 203-horsepower 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-cylinder engine, offering off-road-ready performance and immaculate fuel efficiency. The model can haul items like personal watercrafts, dirt bikes or a small enclosed trailer with a maximum tow rating of 3,500 lbs. The TRD-tuned independent MacPherson strut front suspension offers an 8.6-inch ground clearance and a smoother ride over rough trails.
Other off-road functional features found on the 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road include a set of Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail all-terrain tires, a four-mode Multi-Terrain Select system and the impressive Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive system, which can direct up to 50 percent of engine torque to the rear wheels.
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