The redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 is the only hybrid drive model. That is exactly why it differs significantly from the competition. Toyota has been announcing a longer period of time, and, more importantly, communicating its strategy for introducing hybrid drives into all of its models. The SUV RAV4 finally came to the line. One of the first, if not the first multi-purpose car, has been given a hybrid version, although there are still classic options with a petrol or diesel engine.
2019 Toyota RAV4 – Stylish Exterior and Interior Design
As far as the outer appearance looks, there are new details on the bodywork, that is, on the front. In addition, there is a new headlamp design, which does not leave the previous shape. The appearance of the radiator grille and front bumper has now been modified, which now has a slightly more dynamic look and integrated fog lamps. Design changes are minimal and discrete, but they make the look of the new terrain cool.
The fans of this 2019 Toyota RAV4 expected more design changes. Namely, new 2019 RAV4 has looked similar, for the time being, a bit different from previous models. On the new Toyota RAV4, each line on the body is completely new. The new model has high quality, very good 4 x 4 drive, but also unexpectedly a lot of space. This means that the new Toyota RAV4 2019 is compared to the old model of larger dimensions. I’m sure it will train the equipment and relaxed ride. The wheelbase is longer by 10 cm compared to the old model, and the length is even by 20 cm. That’s all, but quite enough for a more contemporary, elegant and aggressive look.
The interior was not significantly changed. The instruments are now clear, new options are added to the multimedia system display. The cabin atmosphere is pleasant, with plenty of space forwards and backwards. The interior is spacious and pleasant, the steering wheel is almost vertical. The combination of round and rectangular air vents breaks down monotony. The steering wheel position is good, and the steering wheel movements back and forth and up and down are finally large enough.
Underneath the Hood of the 2019 Toyota RAV4
In the latest 2019 Toyota RAV4 offer, there are two versions of the engine. The first version of the engine is a 2.5-liter inline-4. This engine has the ability to produce 176 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy model with this version of the engine is 23 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway (FWD), 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway (AWD). The second-in-line version of the engine is a 2.5-liter inline-4 engine + electric motor (Hybrid).
This type of engine produces power from 194 hp and 206 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy model with this type of engine is 34 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The first version of the engine will be linked to the standard 6-speed automatic transmission, while the hybrid version of the engine will be linked to the CVT automatic transmission.
2019 Toyota RAV4 – Competition and Pricing
The new 2019 Toyota RAV4 will be presented to the public in summer 2018.The starting price of the model will be around $ 25,500. Models such as the Ford Escape, VW Tiguan and Honda CR-V will be the biggest competitors.