The 2015 Toyota RAV4 sport utility vehicle has a 2.5-liter, in-line four-cylinder engine with front-wheel drive and a shiftable six-speed automatic transmission. The SUV gets an estimated 22 miles per gallon in the city and 29 on the highway for a range of about 350 to 460 miles on the 15.9 gallons of regular unleaded gasoline.
The engine has 16 variably timed valves of the double overhead cam type. The engine generates 176 horsepower at 6,000 revolutions per minute and 172 foot-pounds of torque at 4,100 rpm. The RAV4 has four-wheel independent suspension and front and rear stabilizer bars.
The vehicle weighs 3,585 pounds and has a gross loaded weight of 4,600 pounds. The maximum towing capacity is 1,500 pounds. The cargo capacity with all seats in place is 38.4 cubic feet or 73.4 cubic feet with the rear seat removed. The RAV4 is 14 feet 11.9 inches long, 6 feet 0.6 inches wide and 5 feet 7.1 inches high and has a wheelbase of 8 feet 8.7 inches. The angle of approach is 29 degrees, and the angle of departure is 22 degrees.
In the front, headroom measures 38.9 inches, legroom is 42.6 inches and hip room is 54.3 inches. In the rear, headroom is 38.9 inches, legroom is 37.2 inches and hip room is 48.9 inches.