The 2021 RAV4 boasts a full shelf of awards for its outstanding safety features — yet another reason you can trust this SUV to keep you and your loved ones protected in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania.
2021 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK: This is one of the auto industry’s most sought-after safety awards. To earn its TOP SAFETY PICK status, the 2021 RAV4 was required to score “good” on six crashworthiness tests, including small overlap front on driver and passenger sides, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints/seats. The RAV4 also collected “superior” scores for its Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection. Headlight ratings play a key role in the TOP SAFETY PICK award, and the RAV4 Hybrid Limited trim won approval from the IIHS with a “good” score for its LED projector lights.
NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating: This NHTSA rating focuses on how well a vehicle can withstand a crash, and the RAV4 passed with flying colors. It scored well in a variety of rigorous frontal, side, and rollover crash situations. In addition to its 5-Star Overall Safety Rating, the RAV4 got perfect marks on all its side crash evaluations and on its front passenger-side test. The NHTSA gave a thumbs-up to the RAV4’s many standard safety technologies, too.Kelley Blue Book Compact SUV Best Buy of 2021: This isn’t strictly a safety award, but driver-assistance tech did play a big role in the RAV4’s victory. KBB had high praise for the comprehensive Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite, which comes standard on every RAV4 trim. KBB also liked the RAV4’s IIHS and NHTSA honors, along with its available safety features like the Bird’s Eye View Camera and Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking. Another key award factor was this SUV’s long-lasting reliability, which allows you to drive with confidence — and not worry about dealing with dangerous roadside breakdowns.