2018 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels | LE vs. XLE vs. Adventure

2018 Toyota RAV4

Have you decided the five-seat 2018 Toyota RAV4 is the perfect SUV for your lifestyle? Now it's time to decide which trim level matches your needs. Fox Toyota in Rochester Hills, MI is here to help! We conducted the following trim comparison to ensure that you make an easy and well-informed decision.

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Trim Specs Overview

If you enjoy a smooth and quiet ride, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is a great option. It comes with plenty of impressive features to make your daily drive enjoyable. Consider the table below for information on the specs of each trim level.

Trim Level and Pricing

Key Features

2018 Toyota RAV4LE

MSRP: $25,705

  • Cloth seats
  • Keyless Entry
  • Rear window wiper
  • Steel wheels
  • Rear split folding bench seat
  • Front bucket seat
  • Cargo area light
  • Seatback storage
  • Privacy glass
  • 6.1-in ground clearance

2018 Toyota RAV4 XLEXLE

MSRP: $26,795

LE features and/or:

  • Upgraded cloth/velour seats
  • 17-in Alloy wheels
  • Front fog lights
  • 6-way adjustable driver's seat, 4-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • Fog lights
  • Front and rear silver-painted bumper garnish
  • Power tilt/side moonroof with sunshade
  • Dual zone automatic climate control with air filter


MSRP: $28,995

XLE features and/or:

  • Heavy-duty Adventure all-weather floor and cargo mats
  • 120V/100W power outlet in rear cargo area
  • Halogen projector-beam headlights with black bezels
  • Black roof rails
  • Adventure shift lever
  • 18-in 5-in Spoke Black Alloy Wheels
  • 6.5-in ground clearance

Engine Options

All 2018 Toyota RAV4 trims come standard with the exciting 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. The FWD RAV4 models are slightly more efficient that AWD models. Look at the table below for the engine specs.

Engine Type


MPG (City/Highway)


Fuel Requirement

2.5L 4-cylinder DOHC 16-valve with dual VVT-i

176 HP

  • FWD: 23 MPG/30 MPG
  • AWD:22 MPG/28 MPG

172 lb.-ft.

Regular unleaded

2018 Toyota RAV4

Safety and Technology Options

You and your family will feel comfortable driving in the RAV4 with its stable handling and the advanced safety features that come standard with each trim.


Safety & Tech Features


  • Toyota Safety Sense™
  • Pre-Collision system with pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure alert with steering assist
  • Automatic high beams and dynamic radar cruise control
  • Star Safety System™ (enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist, and Smart Stop Technology®)
  • Tire pressure monitor system
  • Driver and front passenger seatbelt warning system
  • Backup camera with projected path static lines
  • Entune™ Audio with 6.1-in. touch-screen display
  • Six speakers, auxiliary port, and USB port
  • Bluetooth™ capability
  • Urethane steering wheel with audio, Bluetooth®, hands-free phone controls, and more


Includes LE features and/or:

  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio, Bluetooth®, hands-free phone controls, and more


Includes XLE features

There are also plenty of packages available for select trims. Packages available to XLE trim include:

  • Extra Value "Plus" Package (Smart Key System, Blind Spot Monitor, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert)
  • Extra Value "Power Plus" Package (includes height-adjustable power liftgate with jam protection, Smart Key System, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, roof rails (XLE only), Entune™ Audio Plus and backup camera with projected path dynamic gridlines)
  • Extra Value "Power Premium" Package (Includes height-adjustable power liftgate with jam protection, Smart Key System, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, roof rails, and Entune™ Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation, and more)

Packages available to the Adventure include:

  • Extra Value "Plus" Package
  • Extra Value "Power Plus" Package
  • Extra Value "Power Premium" Package
  • Cold Area Package (heated fabric front-row seats with 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, and wiper de-icer)

Schedule a Test Drive at Fox Toyota near Detroit, MI Today!

Now that you know the differences between the 2018 Toyota RAV4 trims, schedule a test drive at Fox Toyota with the trim of your choosing! Don't see the trim you were looking for? You can find out more about the Adventure, Limited & XSE Hybrid on our RAV4 trim level review. If you have any questions that the RAV4 review can't answer, don't hesitate to call (248) 656-0400.

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