2023 Toyota RAV4  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#47 of 2023 SUVs

#75 of all 2023 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Toyota RAV4
The RAV4, a mainstay of Toyota's lineup since 1996, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. The RAV4 provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. 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 2023 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 2023 Toyota RAV4 has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Toyota RAV4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0365% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.1736%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0365% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.1736% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Toyota RAV4 is 22% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Toyota RAV4 is 10% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

Toyota's Safety Sense active safety features can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. An active safety system that is standard on the 2023 Toyota RAV4 is Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD). Optional safety features on the 2023 Toyota RAV4 which we recommend include Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA) and Blind Spot Monitor.

Another vehicle feature may make a vehicle safer, even if not at the forefront of technological advances. 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.

But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9455Kia SeltosM. Eclipse CrossSubaru CrosstrekBuick Encore GXSubaru ForesterHonda HR-VHyundai TucsonToyota RAV4Nissan RogueKia SportageS. Crosstrek HybridVolkswagen TaosComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 55 to 94. The 2023 Toyota RAV4 is safer than the 2023 Kia Seltos, the 2023 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, the 2023 Subaru Crosstrek, the 2023 Buick Encore GX, and the 2023 Subaru Forester. It is about as safe as the 2023 Nissan Rogue and the 2023 Hyundai Tucson.

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