The 2018 Toyota RAV4 offers a total of 6 trims, with the Adventure trim as the SUVs newest addition. Across the RAV4’s trim levels are a plethora of advanced standard and available safety, entertainment, and convenience features. But which trim will best suit your needs? Let’s break down the highlights of each trim level to get you started:
LE: The Le is the base trim of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and offers tons of standard safety and entertainment features including Entune Audio with a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, Toyota Safety Sense, and a Backup Camera.
XLE: the XLE trim offers a nice update to the onboard entertainment tech, upgrading the Entune multimedia system to include navigation, satellite radio, and HD radio. Dual-zone automatic climate control is also offered on this trim, along with the Hands-Free Power Liftgate.
Adventure: The most notable variation of the Adventure trim is its inclusion of the Tow Prep package as standard. This allows the driver to achieve the 3,500 lb maximum towing capacity of the RAV4, which is especially useful for drivers intending to tow larger items for fun outings or weekend trips.
SE: The SE trim brings a touch of luxury and athleticism to the RAV4 with its enhanced suspension, steering wheel paddle shifters, and power adjustable and heated front seats. This trim also includes blind spot monitoring and push-button start.
Limited: The Limited trim adds even more luxury and advanced technology. On this trim the Entune Premium Audio infotainment system is included as standard with Navigation and a 7-inch touchscreen display.
Platinum: As the highest trim level on the 2018 Toyota RAV4, the Platinum variation provides the ultimate in entertainment, luxury, convenience, and safety. Among the most notable features of the trim is the 11-speaker JBL sound system, bird’s-eye view camera, and heated steering wheel.
Drivers looking to spend according to a strict budget but still wanting to experience the best in technology should opt for the XLE trim. This level of the RAV4 only adds a little bit to the starting MSRP, but upgrades your infotainment system and allows you access to several available packages. These include features like:
- Blind Spot Monitoring/Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Heated Seating (for driver and front passenger)
- Front/Rear Parking Sensors
No matter how you’d like to customize your 2018 Toyota RAV4, this SUV makes it incredibly easy and maintains its competitive affordability.