If you’re interested in buying or leasing a new compact crossover, you’re probably consider the RAV4 as it continues to be one of the top-selling nameplates in the class. Toyota of Erie is the official Toyota dealer serving Erie Meadville Ashtabula Jamestown Warren and the neighboring communities, and we now have the 2023 Toyota RAV4 available. This new model is notable in that Toyota has introduced improved infotainment software with more features. Bigger touch screens are now included with the RAV4, and Toyota has also introduced a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster.
Every 2023 Toyota RAV4 near Meadville available at Toyota of Erie has an 8.6-inch ground clearance, 105.9-inch wheelbase and a 181.5-inch length—a tad more than 15 feet. Standard features include LED headlamps, roof rails, 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels. With the XLE Premium, 19-inch wheels, LED fog lamps and a power liftgate all become standard equipment. The Adventure and TRD Off-Road both taller roof rails and fender flares. The TRD Off-Road also has exclusive exterior trim elements and reverts to 17-inch wheels for off-roading, and the Limited has its own exclusive visual cues.
The 2023 Toyota RAV4 is a five-passenger vehicle. Legroom is 41 inches in the first row and 38 inches in the second, and the dedicated cargo area measures 38 cubic feet. The biggest change for the base model is that the 7-inch touch screen is gone and replaced with an 8-inch display. This model also has cloth seating, air conditioning and a six-speaker audio system. The up-level XLE adds a power-adjustable driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control and additional USB connections. The XLE Premium adds synthetic leather upholstery and a sunroof. The TRD Off-Road adds the 10.5-inch touch screen and black interior accents that are exclusive to it, and the Limited adds the fully digital instrument panel along with heated and ventilated front seats and a power-adjustable front passenger seat. Available options with most trims include a heated steering wheel, wireless charging and a panoramic sunroof.
The 2023 Toyota RAV4 near Meadville comes standard with remote start, keyless open and push-button ignition. The XLE Premium has a slightly raised suspension that is more for aesthetics than function. The Adventure and TRD Off-Road add hill descent control and selectable terrain modes. The TRD Off-Road also has an off-road-tuned suspension and all-terrain tires.
Most of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 trim levels available at our location serving Erie Meadville Ashtabula Jamestown Warren include front-wheel drive standard and offer all-wheel drive as an option. The exceptions are the Adventure and TRD Off-Road, which include all-wheel drive. All models have the same eight-speed automatic transmission regardless of drive layout, and all are powered by the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which makes 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque.
As mentioned earlier, the base LE now comes standard with a larger 8.0-inch infotainment touch screen along with wireless Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay. Toyota Safety Sense 2.5 is also included with the 2023 Toyota RAV4 near Meadville and adds adaptive cruise control with traffic sign recognition, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and automatic lane centering. A blind-spot monitor is included with the XLE trim level and up. The TRD Off-Road and Limited get the 10.5-inch touch screen that is not only bigger but more feature rich. With those trim levels, you can also add a digital rearview mirror and a wireless charging pad and upgrade the standard rearview camera system with a 360-degree surround-view camera.
You never need an appointment to test-drive the RAV4 at our Toyota dealership serving Erie Meadville Ashtabula Jamestown Warren. Just visit us at your convenience during our standard hours. You can also shop Toyota of Erie online where your can request assistance via live chat, and if you call or email, our team can answer questions, discuss current specials, explore financing and provide custom quotes.