All six variations of the 2015 Toyota RAV4 sport utility vehicle come with a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine and six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. Three models have all-wheel drive, and the others have front-wheel drive.
The Toyota RAV4 has a 2.5-liter, in-line four-cylinder engine with double overhead cams and 16 valves. It generates 176 horsepower at 6,000 revolutions per minute and 172 foot-pounds of torque at 4,100 revolutions per minute. The turning circle is 34.8 feet.
The maximum towing capacity is 1,500 pounds. The SUV has a maximum payload of 1,050 pounds. Its gross or loaded weight is 4,485 pounds, while it weighs 3,435 pounds unloaded. The cargo capacity with all seats in place is 38.4 cubic feet.
The vehicle is 6 feet 0.6 inch wide, 5 feet 5.4 inches high and 14 feet 11.9 inches long. The wheelbase is 8 feet 8.7 inches. Front headroom measures 39.8 inches, and legroom is 42.6 inches. Hiproom is 54.3 inches.
The front seats are adjustable and upholstered in cloth. Power features include remote, keyless power door locks and power windows. Instrumentation includes a clock, tachometer, trip computer and external temperature display. The RAV4 has cruise control, front and rear cup holders, six speakers, a USB connection, and air filtration.