The 2015 Toyota RAV4 is offered in LE, XLE, and Limited models. We tend to think that the base RAV4 LE or mid-range XLE models are the best value. All-wheel drive is a $1,400 option on all models.
The base-model RAV4 LE includes power locks, windows, and mirrors; air conditioning; cruise control; tilt/telescoping steering; steering-wheel audio and phone controls; and an AM/FM/CD player controlled through a 6.1-inch LCD touchscreen.
The XLE adds dual-zone automatic climate control, a sunroof, and fog lights, to which the Limited adds a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a SofTex synthetic-leather material on its seats and even on a trim panel extending across the dash. It also gets a power driver seat, heated front seats, a power tailgate that can be programmed at different opening heights, and pushbutton start.
Major options on the RAV4 include navigation on the XLE and Limited, with Entune app connectivity and satellite radio; and on the Limited, a JBL audio system with 576 watts of power and 11 speakers. Blind-spot monitors with cross-traffic alerts are available on the top trim level, and lane-departure warning and automatic high beams are wrapped into the Technology Package that's only available on the RAV4 Limited.
Infotainment options are plentiful in the RAV4. There are four different levels of Entune touch-screen audio available, with the top two levels incorporating the App Suite—Bing for search; iHeartRadio and Pandora for audio streaming; MovieTickets.com, OpenTable®, and Yelp for going out; and real-time traffic, weather, fuel prices, sports and stocks.