2022 RAV4 Prime SE vs RAV4 Hybrid XSE
What are the main differences? Which one you should buy?
The 2022 RAV4 prime offers all the features you need in a car, with plenty of space for passengers and luggage. It also comes equipped with 18″ alloy wheels which give it a classy look that will turn heads wherever you go!
The 2022 RAV hybrid XSE is a sleek and stylish addition to the RAV lineup. It offers many features that are not available on the RAV4 Prime SE, such as its unique black roof design which gives it an edge over competitors in terms of fashion statement (and durability!).
What are the differences between these cars? Let’s take a look at them below!
Price and Powertrain
|Prime SE||Hybrid XSE||Hybrid XSE Tech|
(w/ $6,500 rebate)
|$40,650 (+$2,160)||$44,850 (+$6,360)|
|Engine||2.5 Litre 4-Cylinder w/ Hybrid Engines||2.5 Litre 4-Cylinder w/ Hybrid Engines||2.5 Litre 4-Cylinder w/ Hybrid Engines|
|Electric Charger||6.6kW AC Charger|
|Length||180.9 in. | 459.6 cm||181.1 in. | 460.1 cm||181.1 in. | 460.1 cm|
|Width||73.0 in. | 185.4 cm||73.0 in. | 185.4 cm||73.0 in. | 185.4 cm|
|Height||67.0 in. | 170.2 cm||67.0 in. | 170.2 cm||67.0 in. | 170.2 cm|
|Cargo capacity||949 L | 33.5 cu.ft.||1059 L | 37.4 cu.ft.||1059 L | 37.4 cu.ft.|
|Ground clearance||7.1 in. | 18.0 cm||8.1 in. | 20.6 cm||8.1 in. | 20.6 cm|
|Towing capacity||2500 lbs. | 1134 kg||1750 lbs. | 794 kg||1750 lbs. | 794 kg|
|Gas consumption||5.7/6.4/6.0 L/100km||5.8/6.3/6.0 L/100km||5.8/6.3/6.0 L/100km|
The RAV4 Prime SE offers plug-in capability with all of the horsepower. It also has the ability to tow up a whopping 2,500 pounds and is a great option if you want features like an electric motor that can be used in any situation!
The Hybrid XSE isn’t just about greater fuel efficiency. It packs 219 HP underhood which makes driving excitement into everyday life while delivering top-notch performance when needed.
|Unique Features||Prime SE||Hybrid XSE||Hybrid XSE Tech|
|Up to 68km of full electric drive||✔|
|Mixed Fabric and SoftTex Seats||✔||✔|
|SiriusXM with 3-month All-Access trial||✔||✔|
|9" touch screen display||✔|
|11 speakers JBL audio system||✔|
|Digital Display Rear View Mirror||✔||✔|
|Homelink Garage Door Opener||✔||✔|
|All Door and Back Door Smart Key Detection||✔|
|Remote Connect & Service Connect||✔||✔|
|Anti-Theft Alarm System||✔||✔|
|Driver Seat Memory System||✔|
|Embedded Navigation w/ Traffic & Weather||✔|
|Panoramic View Monitor||✔|
|Front/Back Parking Clearance Sonar||✔|
The RAV4 Hybrid XSE offers many amazing features that the Prime SE does not, such as a 9″ touch screen display and 11 speakers JBL audio system. It also includes Digital Display Rear View Mirror with Panoramic view monitor that allows you to park more easily by seeing what lies ahead of your vehicle or behind it!
The high end technology package adds on extra tech like Front/Back Parking sonar for perfecting those tricky maneuvers in tight spaces without any trouble at all – talk about convenience!
The RAV4 Prime SE is the base model of the Prime lineup. It does not come with as many features, but it still has apple CarPlay and Android Auto so you’re set if your phone can communicate wirelessly through Bluetooth or USB cable respectively!
|Similar features||Prime SE||Hybrid XSE||Hybrid XSE Tech|
|Seat Type||Fabric||Mixed Fabric and SoftTex Leather||Mixed Fabric and SoftTex Leather|
|8" Touch screen display||✔||✔||9"|
|4.2" In-Dash Info Display||✔||7"||7"|
|Auto-dimming rear view mirror||✔||w/ digital display view||w/ digital display view|
|Rear Cross-Traffic Alert||✔||✔||Auto Braking|
|Power Back Door||✔||✔||Kick-sensor added|
|18" alloy wheel colour||Silver||Black||Black|
|Roof Colour||Same as car||Black roof||Black roof|
The RAV4 Prime SE and Hybrid XSE have many features in common, but each has its own benefits. The differences between these models lie within the design and equipment offered.
The RAV4 Prime SE and Hybrid XSE both have a large touch screen. The difference? Well, it would depend on your needs. If you want to be able to back up into tight spaces or get where other cars can’t go then the hybrid XSE Technology is great with the rear-cross traffic braking technology.
- Heated Front Seats
- Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
- Smart Key w/ Push Button Start
- Dual Zone Automatic Climate Control
- Projector LED Hi Headlights
- 5 USB Charging Ports (1 USB-A/4 USB-C)
- Rear Seat Air Duct
- Driver Side Window Auto Up / Down
- LED Interior Lights
- Glove Box Lock
- ECO Mode Select
- Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
- Backup Camera
- Temporary Spare Tire (165/80_17)
- Front & Rear Splash Guards
Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 featuring:
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection and Bicycle Detection
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and Road Edge Detection
- Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Lane Tracing Assist
- Automatic High Beam
Which one should you get? The Toyota RAV4 or the other car! Both are great choices with more spacious interiors and cargo space than most vehicles at an affordable price point.