Toyota RAV4: Meet the Five Passenger SUV for Jersey Commuters and Drivers


The roomy five-passenger RAV4 offers Jersey City drivers a distinctly versatile SUV option that features an available hybrid version, a standard bundle of driver assistance features, and a host of nifty tech and comfort features. Whether you're an Elizabeth driver searching for a new family vehicle or you're a Newark driver interested in a new brawny commuter, the RAV4 is a great model to consider!


The new RAV4 features two engine options, with one being a hybrid variant! The base 2.5-liter inline-4 gas engine offers up 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. This base 2.5-liter gas engine works with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Manhattan drivers looking to move beyond the base trim can look forward to available all-wheel drive. The available hybrid powertrain features 219 combined horsepower and 163 pound-feet of torque. The hybrid engine works in unison with a continuously variable transmission and standard all-wheel drive.

  • 2.5-liter inline-4 engine: 203 horsepower/ 184 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 28/35 city/highway miles per gallon
  • 2.5-liter inline-4 hybrid engine: 219 combined horsepower/ 163 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 41/38 city/highway miles per gallon
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission (gas engine) / continuously variable transmission (hybrid engine)
  • Front-wheel drive/ available all-wheel drive (gas engine) & standard all-wheel drive (hybrid engine)
  • Available TRD off-road suspension & 18-inch TRD wheels

Standard Equipment

The base LE trim offers North Bergen drivers ample standard equipment to help take on busy Jersey City streets (and beyond)! From a standard set of driver assistance features to a seven-inch infotainment display and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto; standard equipment options abound. The LE includes Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, which is a bundle of driver assistance features. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 includes pre-collision with pedestrian/ daytime cyclist detection, adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warning (with steering assist), lane-tracing assist, and road-sign assist. As far as comfort features go, the LE includes cloth-trimmed seats steering wheel controls, and a rearview camera.

  • 2.5-liter inline-4 engine: 203 horsepower/ 184 pound-feet of torque; estimated fuel economy: 28/35 city/highway miles per gallon
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Cloth-trimmed seats
  • Rearview camera
  • Seven-inch touchscreen infotainment display with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity
  • Toyota Safety Sense 2.0: adaptive cruise control, road-sign assist, lane-tracing assist, pre-collision system with pedestrian and daytime cyclist detection, and lane-departure warning with steering assist

Tech & Comfort

While the base LE comes equipped with an impressive array of features, Manhattan drivers looking to increase interior options can look forward to some of the higher trim levels. The XLE trim, for instance, includes dual-zone automatic climate control and adds in blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert. The XLE Premium trim boasts SofTex-trimmed seats, a power moonroof, a smart key system, and a power liftgate. The new Adventure trim features SofTex-trimmed seats (With power-adjustable driver's seat) and a 120V/100V deck-mounted power outlet. Interior features don't change drastically until the top of the line Limited trim, which adds in a premium JBL audio system, heated front seats, available heated rear seats, and a leather-trimmed steering wheel.

Trim Level Overview

  • LE
  • XLE
  • XLE Premium
  • Adventure
  • TRD Off-Road

Contact Hudson Toyota to learn more about the new Toyota RAV4

Have a few lingering questions about the latest iteration of the RAV4? Our team of professionals is ready to work with North Bergen and Manhattan area drivers with nearly any and all RAV4 questions! Whether you're wondering about long-term service; Hudson Toyota is ready to help! Check out our latest inventory of new RAV4 models via our online inventory and then contact our team when you're ready to schedule a test drive! The Hudson Toyota team is excited to help drivers from Jersey City to Newark (and beyond) with finding a new RAV4 model!