Last updated: October 12, 2022
In this guide, we'll help you quickly and easily find the replacement bulb size(s) you need for your 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Toyota RAV4 (3rd Generation). From the headlights to the brake lights and everything in between.
This guide covers all sub-models and trims (Base, Limited, Ltd, Sport. and EV) during these 7 years.
We organized all the bulbs into 5 lighting categories with easy-to-read charts. Select any of the categories below to jump right to the bulb size chart you're looking for:
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️⭐ NOTE: This guide only applies to 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 Toyota RAV4 with the original factory (OEM) assemblies. If you have aftermarket headlights, fog lights, brake lights, etc. you will need different bulb sizes as per the manufacturer's specifications.
🎯 ACCURACY: If you notice any inaccuracies or missing information, please let us know so we can update the guide. Providing accurate and complete information is important to us and our readers.
🚧 IMPORTANT: Automotive light bulbs are vehicle-specific! Follow this guide, review your owner's manual or contact your dealership to make sure you're buying the right bulbs to avoid fitment issues.
|Low Beam Headlights (Dims)||9006 (HB4)||Halogen||Yes|
|High Beam Headlights (Brights)||9005 (HB3)||Halogen||Yes|
|Brake Light (Rear)||LED||LED||No|
|Brake Light (High-Mounted)||LED||LED||No|
|Reverse Light||912 (921)||Halogen||Yes|
|Turn Signal Bulb (Front)||7440 or 3156*||Halogen||Yes|
|Turn Signal Bulb (Rear)||7440 (7443)||Halogen||Yes|
|Parking Light||7440 or 3156*||Halogen||Yes|
|Side Marker (Front)||7440 or 3156*||Halogen||Yes|
|Side Marker (rear)||194 (168)||LED||No|
*2012 RAV4 EV trim only.
|License Plate Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Map Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Vanity Mirror Light||194 (168)||Halogen||Yes|
|Year Range||2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012|
|Low Beam Headlights||9006|
|High Beam Headlights||9005|
|Reverse Light||912 (921)|
|Turn Signal Bulb (Front)||7440 or 3156*|
|Turn Signal Bulb (Rear)||7440 (7443)|
|Parking Light||7440 or 3156*|
|Side Marker (Front)||7440 or 3156*|
|Side Marker (rear)||194 (168)|
|License Plate Light||194 (168)|
|Map Light||194 (168)|
|Vanity Mirror Light||194 (168)|
*2012 RAV4 EV trim only.
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Check out this short video on how to change your headlight bulbs on your 2006 to 2012 Toyota RAV4. You won't need any special tools, just a pair of latex gloves.
Watch this great video on how to change your headlight assemblies on your 2006 to 2012 Toyota RAV4. You will need the following tools:
Need more information about bulb sizes, how to change the bulbs, or simply need the owner's manual? Find it below:
Yes. This guide applies to all sub-models and trims (Base, Limited, Ltd, Sport. and EV) for the 2006 to 2012 Toyota RAV4.
If you do a lot of nighttime driving or have difficulty seeing at night, we recommend upgrading from halogen to either LED or HID bulbs. They will produce more light and last longer than replacement bulbs.
Discover how you can put LED or HID bulbs in your factory headlights.
Yes, so long as they are halogens. Changing halogen bulbs is quite easy for the most part. We strongly advise finding How-To videos online for the specific bulb(s) you wish to change and consult the Owner's Manual for additional help.
No. Aftermarket assemblies typically use different bulb sizes. Consult with the assembly manufacturer for the right bulb size(s).
Disclaimer: The information contained on this page is provided free of charge to our visitors. It was prepared to the best of our abilities and with all the information available to us at the time of writing. We reserve the right to change, remove or update any information contained on this page at any time and without notice to improve its accuracy. The most reliable method to determine the bulb size is by pulling your actual bulb(s) and reading the part number indicated directly on the bulb. The information compiled on this page comes with no guarantees or warranties.