Which Toyota SUV to choose in 2021?

 

The SUV segment is booming and the competition in this market is fierce! But if you’re looking for an SUV with proven reliability, an attractive design, good performance, great versatility and great fuel efficiency, you can’t go wrong with a Toyota SUV!

Among the wide selection of SUVs offered by Toyota, which one best suits your needs and your budget? Your Sherbrooke Toyota dealer helps you make an informed decision by sharing the most important facts of each one of them.

2021 RAV4

lateral view of the 2021 Toyota RAV4
Base price Number of models
between $30,929 and $45,689 * 10 *

* including hybrid models

The Toyota RAV4 has been the best-selling SUV in Quebec for several years now, with its rugged and bold design, great versatility and wide selection of hybrid and plug-in versions.

In terms of engines, you can choose between a 2.5 L 4-cylinder engine with 203 horsepower, or a 2.5 L 4-cylinder engine equipped with Toyota‘s Hybrid Synergy Drive system, good for 219 horsepower. You can also choose between a 2 or 4 wheel drive powertrains. Depending on the version you choose, its towing capacity will vary between 1500 and 3500 pounds. Last but not least, the RAV4 boasts a remarkable fuel efficiency ranging between 8.5/6.8 and 9.4/7.1 L/100 km (city/highway) for the gasoline versions. The RAV4 hybrid is even more impressive: only 5.8/6.3 L/100 km.

The 2021 RAV4‘s spacious interior seats up to 5 passengers and offers between 1059 L and 1977 L of cargo space, depending on whether the rear seat is folded or not. A host of features and technologies can be found on board, such as dual-zone climate control, heated and ventilated seats, a 7-, 8- or 9-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, navigation and much more.

It is also equipped with several safety features like clearance sonar, pre-collision system with pedestrian and cyclist detection, and automatic high beams.

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2021 RAV4 Prime

three quarter front view of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime on a road
Base price Number of models
between $47,329 and $53,929 2

The latest addition to the RAV4 family, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime stands out from the pack. Not only does it offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain, but it is also the most powerful RAV4 ever! Its 2.5 L 4-cylinder engine, paired with Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system, delivers a total output of 302 horsepower! It also boasts a fuel efficiency of only 5.7/6.4 L/100 km (city/highway) and can travel up to 68 kilometers in 100% electric mode. It has a total autonomous range of up to 979 kilometers. You’ll need 12 hours to charge it with a standard 120 V outlet, and only 2.5 hours using a Level 2 (240V) charging station.

Many features and technologies can be found on board the RAV4 Prime: a full-colour HUD is offered for the first time on a RAV4, complemented by a touchscreen display of up to 9 inches (another first for this SUV), wireless phone charging, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto as well as many safety features such as pre-collision system with pedestrian and cyclist detection, dynamic radar cruise control, and lane-keeping assist and many others.

Does the price of this Toyota hybrid SUV worry you a bit? Don’t worry! It’s eligible for generous government rebates of up to $13,000!

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2021 C-HR

lateral front view of a parked 2021 Toyota C-HR
Base price Number of models
between $26,289 and $31,489 3

The 2021 Toyota C-HR features a bold, muscular silhouette and can be equipped with either 17- or 18-inch wheels, depending on the model. It can feature LED taillights and fog lights, and an attractive 2-tone body style.

Under its hood is a powerful 144 horsepower, 2.0 L 4-cylinder engine paired to a CVTi-S transmission with front-wheel drive. In addition to being a joy to drive, it also boasts a remarkable fuel efficiency of only 8.7/7.5 L/100 km (city/highway).

You’ll also love the modern and spacious interior of this compact Toyota SUV! With a cargo capacity of up to 1,031 L with the rear seat folded down, you will have plenty of space to enjoy its many features such as heated seats, an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat, dual-zone climate control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, an 8-inch touchscreen and more. Your safety is always a priority with features such as pre-collision system with pedestrian and cyclist detection, rear cross-traffic alert and blind spot monitoring, among others.

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2021 Venza

side view of a parked 2021 Toyota Venza
Base price Number of models
$40,829 to $50,029 3

On the market since 2009, the Toyota Venza is a Toyota SUV that deserves more attention! Its sporty and elegant design, enhanced by a long list of onboard technologies and features, make it a great SUV worthy of a spot in any home.

Even better, and for the first time ever, the 2021 Toyota Venza is offered exclusively in hybrid versions. It’s equipped with a 2.5 L 4-cylinder engine and Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system, which generates 219 horsepower. What’s more, all versions come standard with all-wheel drive. In terms of fuel efficiency, you are sure to notice its impressive city/highway ratings of only 5.9/6.4 L/100 km!

Its spacious interior offers 1027 L of cargo space behind the second-row seats, and if you need even more storage space, simply fold the seats!

You can also enjoy heated and ventilated seats, dual-zone climate control and other tech-features such a HUD, a touchscreen up to 12.3 inches in size – the largest in its class – Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, navigation and much more.

And just like the other Toyota SUVs we mentioned, the Venza is equipped with pre-collision system with pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane departure alert and dynamic radar cruise control, to name a few of its safety features.

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2021 Highlander

three quarter front view of the 2021 Toyota Highlander stopped close to a body of water
Base price Number of models
$42,789 to $56,489 8

Completely redesigned for 2020, the 2021 Toyota Highlander is the 4th generation of this model. This SUV is a hit with buyers looking for a rugged and dynamic 3-row SUV. What’s more, it is one of only a few SUVs in its class to also offer a hybrid version.

With its bold and muscular silhouette, the Highlander is sure to stand out on the road, especially if you choose the all-new, larger and more rugged XSE model. You’ll also have a choice of 18- to 20-inch wheels.

Every gasoline-engine version of the Highlander is equipped with a 295 horsepower 3.5 L V6 engine, paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission and either front or all-wheel drive, depending on the model. In addition, the Highlander boasts a maximum towing capacity of 5000 pounds.

The hybrid versions are powered by a 2.5 L 4-cylinder engine with Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system, paired to an eCVT transmission. This powertrain is good for 243 horsepower and a towing capacity of up to 3500 pounds.

The Highlander Hybrid is the most fuel efficient vehicle in its class, with fuel consumption ratings as low as 6.9 L/100 km in the city. The fuel rating for gasoline-powered versions ranges from 8.3 to 8.6 L/100 km.

With enough seats for up to 7 or 8 passengers, the Highlander also offers a generous cargo volume ranging from 453 to 2076 L, depending on whether the 2nd and 3rd rows of seats are folded down. It also offers 3-zone climate control, heated and ventilated seats, an 8 to 12.3-inch touchscreen – the largest in its segment – Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, navigation, wireless smartphone charging, a heads-up display and more.

Safety

When it comes to safety, the Highlander is certainly well-equipped. Onboard you’ll find pre-collision braking with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, intelligent clearance sonar with rear cross-traffic braking, automatic headlights and more.

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2021 4Runner

front view of the 2021 Toyota 4Runner on a off road trail
Base price Number of models
$48,539 to $64,769 * 2

* depending on option package selected

Are you an off-road enthusiast? Then the Toyota 4Runner is certainly for you! The 4Runner features a muscular silhouette, including its 17 to 20 inch wheels, running boards and a menacing front end. Just looking at it, you can tell it is an off-roading monster!

Let’s talk engines: the 4Runner is powered by a 270 horsepower 4.0 L V6 engine, paired to a 5-speed automatic transmission. You’ll also enjoy its 5,000 pound towing capacity and generous 245 mm of ground clearance.

With room for up to 7 passengers, the 2021 4Runner also offers a host of features and technologies. These include heated seats, an 8-way power-adjustable driver seat, 2-zone climate control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, pre-collision system, dynamic radar cruise control, and lane departure alert, to name a few.

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2021 Sequoia

side view of the 2021 Toyota Sequoia parked in a city at night
Base price Number of models
$72,489 to $81,635 3

As the automaker’s largest SUV, the Toyota Sequoia 2021 is easily recognizable on the road. Its rugged silhouette commands respect and leaves no doubt about its capabilities. In fact, its 5.7 L, 381-horsepower V8 engine, coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission, allows it to tow between 7,000 and 7,100 pounds, depending on the model you choose.

Its interior can comfortably seat up to 7 or 8 passengers depending on the model. It also offers a very generous cargo volume, which varies between 535 and 3401 L when the 2nd- and 3rd-row seats are folded down.

In terms of features and technology, the Sequoia offers a rear-seat entertainment system with a 9-inch screen and HDMI video jack, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, a 14-speaker JBL audio system, pre-collision system, cruise control, and lane departure alert, among others.

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To learn more about our Toyota SUVs or to book a test drive, stop by Sherbrooke Toyota today!

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