Toyota RAV4 Ground Clearance


The RAV4 was made for various excursions around Lowell, Dracut, and Tewksbury. With a maximum Toyota RAV4 ground clearance of 6.5 inches in the regular model and 7.4 inches in the hybrid, it can easily drive on any terrain.

We’ll tell you more about the various capabilities of the RAV4 in this guide from the team at Ira Toyota of Tewksbury. Read all about this SUV below, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Adventure Grade

The Toyota RAV4 is great for off-roading, but that’s especially the case in the Adventure trim. With the 6.5-inch ride height, you’ll be able to clear plenty of obstacles. You can also conquer those off-road trails with the 18-inch 5-spoke Black alloy wheels.

Furthermore, you get heavy-duty all-weather floor liners and cargo mats. This way, you can bring some of the great outdoors inside without any worry.

This trim can tow up to 3,500 pounds, when equipped with the Tow Prep Package. This package includes an:

  • Upgraded radiator
  • Supplemental engine oil cooler
  • Transmission fluid cooler

With these amenities in place, you can tackle even the longest hauls with ease.

Performance Specs


Not only does the RAV4 perform great off-road, but it also handles well on the smooth city streets. It comes standard with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque.

Additionally, it has great fuel economy, achieving an EPA-estimated 23 city/30 highway MPG.* For even more efficiency, there’s the hybrid model, which achieves an EPA-estimated 34 city/30 highway MPG.*

The RAV4 has various driver-selectable modes to tailor to your driving experience. ECO Mode will help maximize fuel economy. Sport Mode will provide thrilling acceleration and revised shift points for a more spirited drive. Also, EV Mode in the hybrid model will let you operate solely on battery power.

Furthermore, the SUV has an available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system with Dynamic Torque Control. This system will constantly monitor and distribute engine power between the front and rear wheels to deliver maximum traction. This way, you can feel confident on any road surface.

Utility & Convenience

So, the Toyota RAV4 has the ground clearance and performance you need for your next off-roading adventure. Not only that, but it has plenty of cargo room to hold all your camping gear and other personal belongings.

It has 38.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. Fold down one side of the 60/40 split and fold the second-row seats to fit more items while still leaving room for a backseat passenger. Or, fold down both sides to get up to 73.4 cubic feet of cargo room.

If you have a cooler or other item that needs to stay powered, it’s easy with the available 120V/100W outlet conveniently located in the rear cargo area. So, no matter where your next journey takes you, your gear will always be fully charged.

Plus, loading items in the back is simple with the available hands-free, foot-activated power liftgate. If your hands are full, just have your key fob in your pocket or purse, swipe your foot under the rear bumper, and the liftgate will automatically open.

Test Drive the Toyota RAV4

As you can see, the Toyota RAV4 is more than capable for any trip around the Lowell, Dracut, or Tewksbury areas. If you want to see the vehicle’s ground clearance-and other features-in person, then schedule a test drive at Ira Toyota of Tewksbury today!

*2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.