2023 Toyota RAV4
Built to explore the great outdoors, while keeping you safe and cozy inside it, the 2023 Toyota RAV4 at Stampede Toyota is as versatile an SUV as you’ll find on the market today. Add in a variety of trim levels—like the off-road ready Trail AWD or the premium Limited AWD—along with the reliability you expect from Toyota, and the RAV4 is a smart choice for everyone. Hybrid powertrain is available in two options; self charging, and plugin with the Rav4 Prime. Learn more about this incredibly capable crossover SUV with Calgary’s premier destination for all things Toyota: Stampede Toyota!
Though the RAV4 boasts the smooth-driving construction of a car, its exterior is all SUV. A strong jawline comes courtesy of the RAV4’s front fascia, with its integrated grille, while short front and rear overhangs sit high above the ground for serious ground clearance on all terrain. Led lighting features accent the muscular body lines of the car while available AWD maintains confidence no matter the conditions. A long wheelbase provides a smooth and comfortable ride, with sculpted side panels adding an athletic flair to the aesthetic of this Toyota SUV.
2023 Toyota RAV4 Dimensions
|Exterior Dimensions||2022 Toyota RAV4 LE|
|Length (mm/in)||4,596 / 180.9|
|Width (mm/in)||1,854 / 73.0|
|Height (mm/in)||1,702 / 67.0|
|Wheelbase (mm/in)||2,690 / 105.9|
|Ground Clearance (mm/in)||213 / 8.4|
The interior of the 2023 RAV4 continues on this theme of good looks and smart utility, thanks to a cozy cabin featuring available heated front and rear seats, premium materials, and a large color touchscreen hosting Toyota’s stellar infotainment system, Connected Services. The range of trim choices all offer their own unique interpretation of what the modern SUV looks like, from the leather-wrapped shift knob and steering wheel found in the RAV4 Limited, to the available two-tone finish found on the RAV4 Trail. Standard for 2023, all RAV4 models feature a locking glove box and LED interior lamps, while select trims add an available 9.0-inch touchscreen, eight-way power passenger seat, illuminated interior switches, and more. All in all, the 2023 Toyota RAV4 presents itself with a bold confidence not found in other crossover SUVs.
|Interior Dimensions||2022 Toyota RAV4 LE|
|Headroom (front) (mm/in)||1,003 / 39.5|
|Headroom (rear) (mm/in)||1,003 / 39.5|
|Legroom (front) (mm/in)||1,042 / 41.0|
|Legroom (rear) (mm/in)||960 / 37.8|
|Shoulder Room (front) (mm/in)||1,468 / 57.8|
|Shoulder Room (rear) (mm/in)||1,433 / 56.4|
|Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Seat (L/cu-ft)||1,059 / 37.4|
|Cargo Volume Behind Front Seats (L/cu-ft)||1,977 / 69.8|
The 2023 Toyota RAV4 backs up its confident good looks with an abundance of powerful capability, starting with the 2.5-litre, 4-cylinder Dynamic Force Engine found under the hood. Matched to a Direct Shift 8-speed automatic, the RAV4 punches forward on any road thanks to 203 horsepower, all while staying incredibly efficient—offering a fuel consumption rating of just 6.8 L/100 km on the highway. Or take things a step further with available Hybrid and Plugin Hybrid powertrains offering further power and astonishing fuel economy. Available in FWD (front-wheel drive) models for those spending most of their time within the city limits, and AWD (all-wheel drive) models for those tackling tougher terrain, the RAV4 allows you to choose between a more fuel conscious effort or enhanced control.
Speaking of which, Toyota’s Multi-Terrain Select feature found in the AWD versions of the RAV4 allow for on-the-fly selection of different drive modes, so when the weather changes you can keep up just as quickly. The Active Torque All Wheel Drive system takes the guesswork out of inclement weather, shifting from front- to rear-wheel drive automatically if it senses traction loss. The cherry on top? Toyota’s smooth Stop & Start engine system, minimizing your fuel consumption by turning the engine off when the brake pedal is fully depressed.
2023 Toyota RAV4 Performance
|Engine||Transmission||Horsepower||Towing Capacity||Fuel Efficiency (city/hwy/combined)|
|2.5L, 4-cylinder DOHC||Direct Shift 8-speed automatic||203 hp||1,588 kgs/ 3,501 lbs (max)||7.9 / 6.9 / 8.7 L/100 km|
|2.5L, Hybrid Synergy Drive||CVT||219 hp||794 kgs/ 1,750 lbs||5.8 / 6.3 / 6.0 L/100 km|
|2.5L, Plug-In Hybrid EV||eCVT||302 hp||1134 kgs/ 2,500 lbs||5.7 / 6.4 / 6.0 L/100 km|
Safety & Technology
Standard on every version of the 2023 Toyota RAV4, Toyota Safety Sense™ ensures that this latest version of the RAV4 is one of the safest SUVs on the market, period. Advanced driver-assistance and active safety features like the Pre-collision Safety System with Daytime Cyclist Detection and Enhanced Low Light Pedestrian Detection add safety within the city limits, while Lane Tracing Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Full Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control make highway drives a safer and simpler experience. Helping you park with greater precision and ease is the Intelligent Clearance Sonar system, while Toyota’s Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ capable Connected Services infotainment system helps to keep you connected—to the road, your friends, and your vehicle—like never before.
Toyota RAV4 Model Changes
After a substantial refresh for the 2020 model year, the RAV4 has spent the last couple of years tweaking the look and performance of this flagship SUV. The largest change from the 2022 Toyota RAV4 to the 2023 model year comes in the form of an a new limited edition trim level, woodland, along with upgraded Toyota Safety Sense, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The size of the screens has been upgraded too with a 10.5in screen available on top models.
Inside, the comfortable and well thought out design of the RAV4 hasn’t changed much, though all trims now feature a locking glove box alongside LED interior lamps. The RAV4 remains to be one of the most well-rounded vehicles on the market and for the 2023 model year, it has only been improved.
More well equipped than ever, the 2023 RAV4 lineup is ready to conquer your next adventure. Stampede Toyota is the place to go in Calgary with an extensive inventory and demonstrator vehicles always ready to go. Prepare for exploration in the 2023 RAV4 boasting great capability along with excellent day to day practicality.