2022 Toyota RAV4 in Hamilton, ON

Toyota RAV4 at Upper James Toyota

The 2022 Toyota RAV4 is your ticket to exploration across Ontario. There is a wide selection of models that suit exactly what you want out of a crossover SUV, whether that be tackling the off-road or enjoying the city streets with the utmost of premium elegance. Follow along with our team here at Upper James Toyota as we outline all of the top features of the 2022 Toyota RAV4, covering many important areas such as design, technology, safety, performance and more.

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Exterior Design & Features

Powerful Style

The RAV4’s exterior balances both powerful and sleek features with its fine-tuned design. It’s not just looks built into the design but stability as well, all thanks to a long wheelbase and wide track. The RAV4 is designed for adventure, specifically, with short overhangs and high ground clearance.

RAV4 Trail

The RAV4 Trail trim ups the ante in providing an SUV even more fit to tackle the rigours of off-road travel. These features include:

  •  Aggressive grille
  •  Distinct wheel design
  •  Big over fenders
  •  Fog light surrounds

RAV4 Limited

The RAV4 Limited represents the best in elegant luxury on the RAV4 model lineup. These features include:

  •  19-inch alloy wheels
  •  Chrome accents
  •  Redesigned projector LED Hi headlights
Dimensions:2022 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD
Length (mm/in)4,596 / 180.9
Width (mm/in)1,854 / 73.0
Height (mm/in)1,702 / 67.0
Wheelbase (mm/in)2,690 / 105.9
Ground Clearance (mm/in)211 / 8.3
Base Curb Weight (kg/lbs)1,525 / 3,362

Interior Design & Features

Premium Interior

The RAV4 may be rugged on the outside but it’s more than inviting on the inside, with a host of convenient features. Enjoy many including available front and rear heated seats, 8-way power adjustable driver seat, driver seat memory and more.

RAV4 Trail Features

Continuing the RAV4 Trai’s unique look inside are seat finishes that are available in either black or a unique Mocha-coloured Softex. To provide a further distinct look, orange stitching and appointments cover the interior.

RAV4 Limited Features

The RAV4 Limited as well continues its many premium features from the outside and brings them inside. These include:

  •  SofTex seats
  •  Leather-wrapped shift knob
  •  Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  •  Advanced technology
Dimensions:2022 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD
Headroom (front) (mm/in)958 / 37.7
Headroom (rear) (mm/in)1,001 / 39.4
Legroom (front) (mm/in)1,039 / 40.9
Legroom (rear) (mm/in)960 / 37.8
Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Seat (L/cu-ft)1,059 / 37.4
Cargo Volume Behind Front Seats (L/cu-ft)1,977 / 69.8


Connected Services

Connected Services by Toyota provides you with the best technology to keep you connected with your RAV4, whether you’re actually in the vehicle or out. Audio Plus with Remote models includes Remote Connect, Safety Connect and Service Connect. Premium Audio with Remote enjoys Destination Assist and embedded navigation as well.

Apple CarPlay & Android Auto

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are found on each RAV4 model, providing you a simple and efficient way to link your phone to your RAV4. Do everything from making phone calls, to queue up your favourite music to navigating to your next destination.

JBL Premium Audio System

Available on the RAV4 is the available JBL audio system with 11 speakers. It comes complete with Clari-Fi technology and Sirius XM. Enjoy the best in high-quality audio, no matter where your journey takes you.


Dynamic Force Engine

The 2.5L 4-cylinder Dynamic Force engine ensures you get a heavy dose of power alongside an efficient ride. Its 8-speed automatic transmission helps to provide a smooth ride, quick acceleration and fewer trips to the pumps.

All Wheel Drive Systems

Active Torque All-Wheel Drive is found on the AWD L and AWD XLE, which switches from FWD to AWD when needed. Dynamic Torque Vectoring All Wheel Drive is found on the Trail and Limited models, where it can send up to 50% of torque to the rear wheels, as well as giving it to the left or right wheel for the best control.

Multi-Terrain Select

Multi-Terrain Select provides four different modes to perfectly regulate wheel spin depending on the traction at hand. This feature is standard on all AWD models and is fit to thrive on everything from mud to sand to rocks.

Specifications:2022 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD
Engine2.5L, 4-cylinder, DOHC, Dual Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence
Towing Capacity (kg/lbs)680 / 1,500
Payload (kb/lbs)511 / 1,127
TransmissionDirect Shift 8-speed automatic
Fuel Efficiency (city/highway/combined) (L/100 km)8.8 / 7.1 / 8.0


Toyota Safety Sense 2.0

Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 comes standard on every RAV4 model, highlighting a large system of active safety technologies that are here to support your ride. These many features include:

  •  Pre-collision Safety System
  •  Lane Departure Alert
  •  Lane Tracing Assist
  •  Automatic High Beams
  •  Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Parking Assistance

Drive with confidence knowing our next parking job will be as easy as ever. How is this so? With the Intelligent Clearance Sonar system, you’ll be warned of objects in your way by audible and visual notifications. The system will even brake for you, if needed.

8 Airbag System

The RAV4 has an extensive amount of traditional safety features in tow, including a large network of airbags. 8 airbags are placed around the cabin for full coverage. These locations include:

  •  Dual stage driver and passenger
  •  Driver’s knee
  •  Passenger seat cushion
  •  Front and rear side curtain

What’s New on the 2022 Toyota RAV4?

The 2022 RAV4 only sees small updates for the new model year, with new headlight and wheel designs on the majority of the trims.

2022 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels

Front side view of 2022 Toyota RAV4 LE FWD


Starting at $28,990*
  • 17-inch steel wheels
  • Heated front seats
  • 7-inch touchscreen
  • Blind Spot Monitoring
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Front side view of 2022 Toyota RAV4 LE AWD


Starting at $31,090*
  •  Active Torque All Wheel Drive
  •  Multi-Terrain Select
  •  Heated front seats
  •  6-speaker audio system
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Front side view of 2022 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD


Starting at $34,690*
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • XLE Premium package (available)
  • Smart key, with push button start
  • Power moonroof
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Front side view of 2022 Toyota RAV4 Trail AWD

Trail AWD

Starting at $38,490*
  •  TRD Off-Road edition (available)
  •  Dynamic Torque Vectoring All Wheel Drive
  •  LED fog lights
  •  Wireless charging
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Front side view of 2022 Toyota RAV4 Limited AWD

Limited AWD

Starting at $42,990*
  •  8-way power adjustable drive and front passenger seats
  •  Premium Audio with Remote
  •  9-inch touchscreen
  • Intelligent Clearance Sonar
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Upper James Toyota is your top choice in the Hamilton area for all of your Toyota needs. From shopping new and used, to service, detailing, parts, accessories and more, we’re a one-stop shop. Contact us, today, to get started on your buying journey, or fill out the form below to book a test drive.