2022 Toyota RAV4  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#55 of 2022 SUVs

#83 of all 2022 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Toyota RAV4
The RAV4, part of Toyota's lineup since 1996, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. The RAV4 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The Toyota RAV4 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 Toyota RAV4 is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2022 Toyota RAV4 has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2022 Toyota RAV4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0372% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.2507%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0372% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.2507% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Toyota RAV4 is 20% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2022 Toyota RAV4 is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Active safety features with Toyota's Safety Sense can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. An active safety system that is standard on the 2022 Toyota RAV4 is Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD). There are optional safety features on the 2022 Toyota RAV4 which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA) and Blind Spot Monitor.

Another safety feature seems simpler but should still be considered. Optional side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

9373Volkswagen TaosGMC TerrainSubaru ForesterHyundai TucsonFord EscapeC. TrailblazerMazda CX-5Toyota Corolla CrossToyota RAV4Nissan RogueChevrolet EquinoxHonda CR-VComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Toyota RAV4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 73 to 93. The 2022 Toyota RAV4 is safer than the 2022 Volkswagen Taos, the 2022 GMC Terrain, the 2022 Subaru Forester, the 2022 Hyundai Tucson, the 2022 Ford Escape, the 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer, and the 2022 Honda CR-V and less safe than the 2022 Mazda CX-5. It is about as safe as the 2022 Nissan Rogue.

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