2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
The 2022 Toyota RAV4 is about as versatile a compact crossover as you’ll find on the market. With smart styling, a ton of features, endless utility, and serious performance, it’s hard to imagine a way to improve upon it. But Toyota did: enter the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid at Calgary’s Stampede Toyota. Everything you love about the RAV4, only with the added efficiency of a plug-in hybrid powertrain. That means less gas, less emissions, and more adventure. Read on to learn more about the electrifying performance of the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid!
With five models to choose from, along with the two limited edition Prime models, the 2022 RAV4 Hybrid offers up seriously sporty style no matter the trim—though every trim offers its own unique take on this highly capable crossover. Get behind the wheel of the RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD and enjoy a load of fresh air on the open road thanks to its power moonroof, while the Projector LED headlamps provide unparalleled visibility when the sun goes down and the moon is out. New for 2022, the RAV4 Hybrid SE slots in between the XLE and XSE trims, for a nice balance of standard and available features. The Hybrid XSE offers up the same features found on the XLE, along with a Midnight Black Metallic Roof for an unique two-tone look. New vertical lighting elements, alongside 18-inch alloy wheels, complete the stylish exterior of the Hybrid XSE, while inside the mixed fabric and SofTex front seats adds a healthy dose of comfort to this already spacious crossover.
|Exterior Dimensions||2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD|
|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 Hybrid Limited is where the real luxury comes into the RAV4 Hybrid lineup, with heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, and a Driver Seat Memory system providing top-notch comfort through the hot summers and cold winters Alberta is known for. A hands-free power back door gives the RAV4 Hybrid Limited some serious convenience, while a Digital Display Rearview Mirror with Homelink and a Bird’s Eye View monitor take all the guesswork—all the work, really—out of parking or backing up. Throughout the lineup, the new RAV4 offers further convenience like a locking glove box and LED interior lighting; because the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid isn’t just smart when it comes to performance, it’s got the smart design to match.
|Interior Dimensions||2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD|
|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|
As if the original RAV4 weren’t powerful enough as is, the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid takes it to the next level with more horsepower, more acceleration, and more efficient performance. Powered by a 2.5-litre, 4-cylinder DOHC (dual overhead cam) Hybrid Synergy Drive engine, complete with Dual Variable Valve Timing, the 2022 RAV4 Hybrid produces 219 net horsepower. However, it’s the Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive system with electrically-driven rear wheels that gives the RAV4 Hybrid its incredible torque—along with serious off-road performance capabilities. Of course, fuel efficiency is where the 2022 RAV4 Hybrid really shines, offering up an incredible 5.8 L/100 km in the city and just 6.3 L/100 km on the highway. That’s the type of efficiency that makes you forget gas stations are more than snacks and a washroom.
2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Performance
|Engine||Transmission||Horsepower||Towing Capacity||Fuel Efficiency (city/hwy)|
|2.5L Hybrid Synergy engine||Continuously Variable Transmission||219 net hp||680 kgs/ 1,500 lbs||5.8 / 6.3 L/100 km|
Safety & Technology
The advanced hybrid powertrain is where the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid really showcases Toyota’s next generation technology, but that’s not all it offers. With Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 standard on all RAV4 models, the Hybrid version is sure to provide its fair share of peace-of-mind—but Toyota didn’t stop there. The RAV4 Hybrid LE is equipped with Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, while the XLE features Toyota’s Smart Key System with Push Button Start. The RAV4 Hybrid Limited adds to the wealth of advanced safety and technology found in this state-of-the-art crossover thanks to the aforementioned Digital Display Rearview Mirror, as well as Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Rear Cross Traffic Braking, making the Limited trim one of the smartest vehicles on the road—period.
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Model Changes
A variety of additions, both big and small, help set the 2022 version apart from the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The largest of these additions would be the new SE trim level, a well-equipped option with monotone paint nestled between the XLE and XSE trims. A new, 9.0-inch touchscreen is available on the SE trim and up, while a variety of new wheel colours and a sleek new Cavalry Blue exterior paint option is available as well. The exterior lighting of the Hybrid XSE trim (and up) is also updated thanks to the angular, vertical headlight design found on the Prime XSE. Inside, smaller details such as a locking glove box, interior LED lighting, and an 8-way power adjustable passenger seat up front combine convenience and comfort in equal measure.
Of course, if you’re a bit of a traditionalist, you can always move forward with the well-equipped and fun to drive 2022 Toyota RAV4 found here.
If you’re looking for all of the adventure and excitement that comes standard on the 2022 Toyota RAV4, with a lower carbon footprint and an added dose of fuel efficiency, look no further than the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid at Calgary’s Stampede Toyota. Simply give us a call or book a test drive through the form below, and we’ll get you on your way to adventure. If the 2022 RAV4 Hybrid isn’t quite what you’re looking for, then feel free to browse the other models in the Toyota vehicle lineup before shopping our extensive inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles. And remember, from vehicles to vehicle service, parts, financing, and more, you won’t find more value than at Stampede Toyota—the premier destination for all things Toyota in Calgary and the surrounding Alberta communities.