With the announcement of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, we at Serra Toyota of Decatur have received a lot of questions about what sets this RAV4 model apart from the rest. While there is a lot of similarities between the 2021 RAV4 Prime and other members of the RAV4 lineup, there is also a lot of differences. In this 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid comparison, we are going to put these two models head to head to show you what stands between these two RAV4 models.
We chose to compare the RAV4 Prime with the RAV4 Hybrid because this new RAV4 model is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the questions we’ve received revolved mainly around how its power source differs from that of the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid. Keep reading to learn more about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime and the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid or click the link above to take a look at our lineup of in-stock RAV4 models at Serra Toyota of Decatur
Key Differences – 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime vs 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
As stated above, a major difference between these two RAv4 models is that the RAV4 Prime is a PHEV and the RAV4 Hybrid is a traditional hybrid vehicle. The 2021 RAV4 Prime is powered by a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine and generates a 302 total system horsepower. This Toyota model is the quickest and most powerful RAV4 yet and can take drivers from 0 to 60 in just 5.8 seconds. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is fitted with a 2.5-liter Dynamic Force 4-cylinder engine and generates 219 total system horsepower.
Both the 2021 RAV4 Prime and 2020 RAV4 Hybrid come standard with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® connectivity, however, the RAV4 Prime is fitted with a standard 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display while the RAV4 Hybrid features a slightly smaller 7-inch display.