2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#34 of 2023 SUVs

#50 of all 2023 vehicles

The RAV4 Prime, which Toyota introduced in 2021, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The RAV4 Prime provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The Toyota RAV4 Prime has exceptional horsepower for its class, packing substantial oomph. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it bypasses mud and snow with ease. 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 Prime is safe 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 Prime has a score of 88, implying a 0.032% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0318% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.6322%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0318% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.6322% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime is 32% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime is 22% 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. The following active safety systems are included even on lower trims/versions of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime: Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA), and Blind Spot Monitor.

Some safety technologies get a lot of press, but another may also improve safety. Standard 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.

9878Toyota VenzaLincoln CorsairINFINITI QX50Ford EscapeM.-B. C-ClassAudi Q5 SportbackAudi Q5Alfa Romeo GiuliaVolvo XC40Toyota RAV4 PrimeVolvo S60Volvo S60 RechargeComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 78 to 98. The 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime is safer than the 2023 Toyota Venza, the 2023 Lincoln Corsair, the 2023 INFINITI QX50, the 2023 Ford Escape, and the 2023 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and less safe than the 2023 Audi Q5 and the 2023 Audi Q5 Sportback. It is about as safe as the 2023 Volvo XC40 and the 2023 Alfa Romeo Giulia.

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