Does A Toyota Rav4 Have A Timing Belt Or Timing Chain?

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    Toyota Rav4 Timing Overview (All Model Years)

    All Toyota Rav4s from 2001 and newer have timing chains and interference engines.

    All Toyota Rav4s from 2000 and older have timing belts and non-interference engines.

    Model Years Engine Type Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference
    Toyota Rav4 1996 - 20004 Cyl.timing beltnon-interference
    2001-20204 Cyl.timing chaininterference
    2006 - 2012V6timing chaininterference
    Toyota Rav4 Hybrid 2016-20214 Cyl. Hybridtiming chaininterference

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    Note: Replacement intervals are broad recommendations and can be affected by age, weather conditions, running conditions etc. Check with the owner's manual/ manufacturer/ dealership.

    2021 Toyota Rav4

    All 2021 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 302 hp (A25A-FXS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2020 Toyota Rav4

    All 2020 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 219 hp (A25B-FXS)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 202 hp (A25A-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2019 Toyota Rav4

    All 2019 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 219 hp (A25B-FXS)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 202 hp (A25A-FKS)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2018 Toyota Rav4

    All 2018 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 194 hp (2AR-FXE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 176 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2017 Toyota Rav4

    All 2017 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 194 hp (2AR-FXE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 176 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2016 Toyota Rav4

    All 2016 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. Hybrid 194 hp (2AR-FXE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 176 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2015 Toyota Rav4

    All 2015 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 176 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2014 Toyota Rav4

    All 2014 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 176 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2013 Toyota Rav4

    All 2013 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 176 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2012 Toyota Rav4

    All 2012 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 178 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2011 Toyota Rav4

    All 2011 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 178 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2010 Toyota Rav4

    All 2010 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 178 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2009 Toyota Rav4

    All 2009 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.5L 4 Cyl. 178 hp (2AR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2008 Toyota Rav4

    All 2008 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 166 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2007 Toyota Rav4

    All 2007 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 166 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2006 Toyota Rav4

    All 2006 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 166 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime
    3.5L V6 269 hp (2GR-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2005 Toyota Rav4

    All 2005 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 166 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2004 Toyota Rav4

    All 2004 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 160 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2003 Toyota Rav4

    All 2003 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2002 Toyota Rav4

    All 2002 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2001 Toyota Rav4

    All 2001 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing chain and an interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.4L 4 Cyl. 150 hp (2AZ-FE)timing chaininterferencelifetime

    2000 Toyota Rav4

    All 2000 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 127 hp (3S-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1999 Toyota Rav4

    All 1999 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 127 hp (3S-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1998 Toyota Rav4

    All 1998 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 127 hp (3S-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1997 Toyota Rav4

    All 1997 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 127 hp (3S-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

    1996 Toyota Rav4

    All 1996 Toyota Rav4 models have a timing belt and a non-interference engine.

    Engine Type (Engine Code) Timing Belt Or Chain Interference Or Non-Interference Replacement Interval (Miles)
    2.0L 4 Cyl. 127 hp (3S-FE)timing beltnon-interference90k

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