The Toyota RAV4 is one of most known midsized crossover from Toyota Motors Company. For two decades, it has continued to perform excellently in the market as compared to its rivals. Toyota has been improving this model in order to attain modern and stylish look. Recently the company unveiled their new 2017 Toyota RAV4, this model will be aimed at selling any weakness that could be present in its predecessor 2016 model. It is expected that will come with a new look both interiorly and exteriorly while boasting technological improvement. Power production will be boosted by the introduction of a new engine.
2017 Toyota RAV4 – High Quality and Rich Interior:
The interior of this car will experience some modifications. It will come furnished with high-quality materials with some decorations. Seats will have leather coverings. Additionally, they will be heated, ventilated while front seats will offer massage functions. The front panel will be adjusted together with the center console. In the dashboard, it will feature a new multifunctional steering wheel and a trip computer with 4.2 screen display. In addition, there will be various components like 7 inches TFT touchscreen, a navigation system, rearview cameras and park assistance system. To add-on that, entertainment system will be included, driver’s assistance kit, start button and in order to improve safety, it will be equipped with airbags. Cargo space will be increased by folding rear seats thus creating a space of 60.2 cubic feet.
The exterior of 2017 Toyota RAV4 will come with serious modifications. To start with, the front fascia will be redesigned featuring a narrower grill with a Toyota badge at the center. At the edges of the front bumper will be compact LED headlamps, which will offer a sleek look to the front. The lower side of the bumper will be uplifted and there will be the inclusion of rounded fog lamps. General body appearance will appear thin but tough. On the rear side, there will be a reworked bumper and real lamps will appear modified. Rear part will also feature trunk lid instead of common antennae, this will ensure that the vehicle appears sportier. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 will be offered in a choice of six colors.
2017 Toyota RAV4 – Engine and Fuel Economy:
The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is expected to be offered in gasoline option or a hybrid version. The gasoline type will come equipped with a 2.5 liter four cylinders’ engine with a capacity to generate 176 hp and a torque of 171 pound – feet. I will be connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox. This engine will have a maximum cruising speed of 155 miles per hour and an acceleration of 0-60 mph in just 9.2 seconds. The hybrid version will come equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors placed on the rear wheels. The total combined power output is expected to be 194 hp. The fuel consumption is estimated to be 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. The vehicle will be offered in a front drive for the gas engine while hybrid type will be offered in all-wheel drive.
2017 Toyota RAV4 – Release Date and Price:
The base price of new Toyota RAV4 SUV can be estimated to be from $25,500. This car will be released to market at the end of 2016.