₱ 2,157,000 - 2,500,000
Toyota RAV4 Specs
  • Body Type SUV
  • Segment -
  • Engine Displacement 2.5 L
  • Horsepower 203 PS
  • Transmission Type AT
  • Energy Type Fuel
The 2021 - 2022 Toyota RAV4 is offered in 2 variants - which are priced from ₱ 2,157,000 to ₱ 2,500,000, the base model of rav4 is 2021 Toyota RAV4 2.5 XLE which is at a price of ₱ 2,157,000 and the top variant of Toyota RAV4 is 2021 Toyota RAV4 2.5 LTD which is offered at a price of ₱ 2,500,000.
  • Overview
  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Features
  • Powertrain
  • Conclusion
  • Overview

    The current 5th generation Toyota RAV4 adopts Toyota’s New Global Architecture, which focuses on improving the vehicle’s agility, stability, and visibility. For 2022, Toyota has updated its popular 5-seater, compact crossover by transforming it into a hybrid. The updated RAV4 uses Toyota’s new energized hybrid system, offering a balance between fuel efficiency and driving pleasure. The Toyota RAV4 HEV is powered by a 2.5-liter Dual VVT-I inline-4 gasoline engine working with an electric motor generator. Combined, Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain can generate 215 hp and 221 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

    History and Launch

    Considered as the first compact crossover, the RAV4  has come a long way since it made its debut in Japan and Europe in 1994. The succeeding generations of the RAV4 have evolved to embody all the features of what a compact crossover should have. What’s more, It has the utility of an SUV but with the maneuverability and fuel economy that of a sedan. The RAV4 is one of Toyota’s most popular model, as it even became the best-selling SUV of any type in the world, and the fourth best-selling passenger car overall.

    As for the fifth and current generation Toyota RAV4, this was initially unveiled during the 2018 New York International Auto Show. The latest front-wheel drive platform of the Toyota RAV4 is based on Toyota’s New Global Architecture. A feature which it also shares with other cars in Toyota’s line up such as the eighth-generation Camry, fifth-generation Avalon, and seventh-generation Lexus ES. In 2022, Toyota Motors Philippines gave the RAV4 a fresh update by transforming it into a gasoline-electric hybrid (Hybrid Synergy Drive).

    Price and Variant

    The Toyota RAV4 price in the Philippines starts at P2,157,000.00. The lowest price is the Toyota RAV4 2.5 XLE HEV CVT, ranging all the way up to the Toyota RAV4 2.5 LTD HEV CVT (White Pearl Crystal Shine) priced at P2,515,000.00.

    Variant  Price
    Toyota RAV4 2.5 XLE HEV CVT 


    Toyota RAV4 2.5 XLE HEV CVT (White Pearl Crystal Shine) 


    Toyota RAV4 2.5 LTD HEV CVT 


    Toyota RAV4 2.5 LTD HEV CVT (White Pearl Crystal Shine) 


  • Exterior

    The current generation Toyota RAV4 still looks fresh from its 2019 redesign that featured new proportions and angular looks.

    The large grille opening which embodies Toyota’s signature design continues to dominate the front fascia.  It also comes with sleek LED projector headlamps feature daytime running lamps (DRL) and automatic high beam function. As for the erst of the exterior, the black trims on the square shaped fender arches and the rocker panels signify its rugged nature. Both variants also feature LED rear combination taillamps and a huge panoramic moonroof.

    The Toyota RAV4 is available in the following colors, Urban Khaki, Attitude Black Mica, White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Metallic, Grayish Blue, Red Mica, Great Metallic and Super White II.


    The Toyota RAV4 measures 4,600 mm in length, 1855 mm in width, 1685 mm in height, 2690 mm in wheelbase and an empty weight of only 1558 kg. With these dimensions, this car looks impressive even as an SUV that can be used for Off Road purposes.

    Length 4,600 mm 
    Width 1855 mm 
    Height 1685 mm 
    Wheelbase 2690 mm   
    Empty weight 1558 kg


    For the main lights, the Toyota Rav4 has sleek LED projector headlamps feature daytime running lamps (DRL) and automatic high beam function that will provide maximum lighting when needed by the driver. 


    The Toyota Rav4's tire size is 215/70 R16. 215 - Tire width in millimeters, 70 - The ratio of the tire's cross-sectional height to its width, R16 - Tire diameter in inches.

  • Interior

    The interior design of the Toyota RAV4 is so modern looking. The cabin space of the Toyota RAV4 is designed towards providing driver/passenger ergonomics and incorporating lots of clever storage compartments. Even the dashboard houses a handy shelf tray right above the glove compartment along with a large center console. A mix of different materials and textures can be seen and felt throughout the cabin with simulated stitching on the dash, door panels and seats for an upscale look. There’s ample seating space for five which are supportive and comfortable enough. In addition to the RAV4’s trunk space, the rear seats offer split-fold capability that opens up the cabin for extra carrying space.


    The front dashboard looks very complete with several panels of devices or features that can be activated to make it easier for the driver to drive the Toyota Rav4 and pamper passengers in enjoying the trip. These devices, such as the Entune Audio System with a 6.1-inch touch screen, will provide easy audio control in pampering the journey with high-quality JBL audio.


    While on the seat, users can use the Heated Front Seat feature to maximize the desired position electronically. In addition, the capacity of the large seat and the qualified material are also considered good enough to strengthen the flexibility side.


    Having a design that is quite elegant and sporty on the outside does not make the Rav4 complacent. The inside is trying to be luxurious with the presence of an interior that is attached to the black dope that covers the entire cabin and the interior material of the Toyota RAV4 which has premium items. Like most SUVs, the Rav4 also relies on adequate leg and headroom to support the comfort of all its users.


    For the cargo section, this SUV has a wide enough space to accommodate large volume items such as suitcases, mountain bags, guitars and so on.

  • Features

    Safety features

    The Toyota RAV4 comes loaded with a host of safety features starting with Toyota’s Safety Sense (TSS) consisting of, Pre-Collision System (PCS), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Tracing Assist (LTA), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC). Also coming as standard safety features on both variants are, SRS Airbags, ABS (Anti-Lock Brake System), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill-Start Assist Control (HSA), Seatbelts, Child Restraint System, Toyota Vehicle Security System (TVSS), Camera Clearance and Back Sonar. Only the top spec RAV4 LTD variant gets the Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

    Comfort features

    Starting from the convenience features, namely Dual Zone Automatic Control will provide maximum coolness in all parts of the cabin automatically adjust the direction of the sun. Then the Dual Sun Visor feature on the Toyota Rav4 will allow passengers to enjoy the view above the car at any time.

    Furthermore, the JBL Audio feature with 6.1-inch Touchscreen display found in the Toyota Rav4 specification will provide audio quality that spoils the ear and is easy to adjust with the existing touch screen display control. You will get maximum comfort in listening to the best music so you don't get bored while on the road.

    Infotainment features

    The top spec Toyota RAV4 LTD comes with a 7-inch infotainment system featuring Apple Carplay and Android Auto capability. Both variants get a six-speaker audio system and steering wheel audio controls. There are more than enough 12-volt accessory outlets and USB charging sockets located up front and at the rear with a wireless charger on the center console. A dual zone automatic control comes as standard on both variants. The Top spec Toyota RAV4 LTD variant gets an automated back door with a kick sensor that’s really convenient.

  • Powertrain

    The Toyota RAV4 is powered by a capable 2.5-liter, Dual VVT-I inline-4 gasoline engine that’s working together with an electric motor generator. Combined, Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain can produce up to 218 PS and 221 Nm of torque. Power is then sent to its front wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

    Engine Type 
    16-Valve DOHC, 4-Cylinder, In-line, VVT-iE (Intake), VVT-I (Exhaust) 
    Engine Displacement 
    2,487 cc 
    Maximum Output 
    178 PS @ 5700 rpm 
    Maximum Torque 
    221 Nm @ 3600-5200 rpm 
    Motor Generator 
    Permanent-magnet synchronous AC motor, Normal, Eco, Full-EV and Sport drive modes
    Battery Pack 
    1.6-kWh Nickel Metal Hydride (6.5Ah 244.8V NiMH) 
    Motor Generator Max Ouput
    120 PS 
    Total System Max Output 
    218 PS 
    Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) 


    The Toyota Rav4 has a DOHC 16 valve engine with inline 4 cylinders with a capacity of 2.5 liters that can spit out a maximum power of up to 176 HP at 6,000 RPM engine speed and a maximum torque of 233 Nm at 4,100 RPM engine speed. With this power, the Toyota Rav4 feels very tough for urban streets with a Stop and Go character and for Off Road needs on steep roads because it has relatively large torque.

    Engine Type   16-Valve DOHC, 4-Cylinder, In-line, VVT-iE (Intake), VVT-I (Exhaust)   
    Engine Displacement2,487cc 
    Maximum Output   178 / 5700(ps/rpm)
    Maximum Torque221 / 3600 - 5200(Nm/Rpm)   
    Fuel Capacity   55L


    The Toyota Rav4's power is channeled through a 6-speed automatic transmission to be forwarded to drive the front wheels.

    Power Transmission   CVT 
    Front BrakeVentilated Discs   
    Rear Brake    Solid Discs   
    Tires   225/60 R18   
    Wheels (size)   18" Alloy Wheels   

    Platform and Chassis

    The fifth generation Toyota RAV4 adopts the New Global Architecture Platform of Toyota. Its main goal is to simplify vehicle production by allowing their cars to share a common platform. More specifically, the RAV4 has a TNGA-K platform that it shares with other mid-size/full-size car, and compact/mid-size crossover SUV Toyota cars. Compared to Toyota's older platforms, TNGA costs 20 percent less to produce while offering increased chassis stiffness, lower centers of gravity for better handling and lower hood cowls for better forward visibility.

    2022 Toyota RAV4 Chassis

    Compact Crossover
    Body Style 
    4-door Crossover SUV 

    2022 Toyota RAV4 Platform

    Front Engine, Rear-Wheel Drive 
    TNGA-K platform 

    Suspension-wise, the RAV4 relies on MacPherson struts with stabilizer bar up front and a double wishbone set up with stabilizer bar at the rear. Traction aids consist of, Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Traction Control (TRAC). As for the braking system, it relies on ventilated discs up front and solid discs at the rear which provides optimal braking capabilities. The RAV4 XLE variant rolls on 17-inch wheels while the top spec RAV4 LTD variant gets 18-inch wheels.

    Riding & Control

    This SUV uses MacPherson strut front suspension with Stabilizer at the front and Double wishbone rear suspension with Stabilizer at the rear, making the Toyota Rav4 handling performance more reliable and comfortable for uneven roads. In addition, to support stability, Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and Traction Control (TRAC) are also presented to control traction or the right grip on certain terrain. As for the braking system, it uses a Ventilated Front Disc type on the front and a Solid Rear Disc Brake on the back which will provide optimal braking. 

  • Conclusion

    The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is just what the compact crossover segment needs, giving car buyers the chance to take advantage of Toyota’s hybrid technology. Even though it won’t totally prevent you from going to the gas station to fill up, it does offer some moments of fuel-free driving. Compared to the RAV4’s previous generations, this one stands as having the most when it comes to features and technology. Overall, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is a smart choice for daily city driving and out of town weekend drives as well.

Toyota RAV4 has total 9 color options in Philippines: White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Metallic, Gray Metallic, Attitude Black Mica, Super White, Dark Blue Mica, Cyan Metallic, Red Mica, Urban Khaki

White Pearl Crystal Shine

  • How much is Toyota RAV4 in the Philippines?

    The Toyota RAV4 price in the Philippines starts at ₱1,710,000. The lowest price is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 2.5 LE, ranging all the way up to the 2021 Toyota RAV4 2.5 LTD priced at ₱2,274,000.

  • Is the Toyota RAV4 a good car?

    The Toyota RAV4 is a popular car to buy as it offers powerful and efficient engine options as well as premium, spacious interiors. Even used Toyota RAV4 cars offer the premium driving experience.

  • Is Toyota RAV4 manual or automatic?

    We're learning that the 2021 Toyota RAV4 is available with continuously variable AT transmission

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