The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 is a fourth generation mid-size SUV Crosstrek expected to attract the attention of potential new customers and have a wider market scope. It will receive desirable technological features, impeccable exterior and interior redesigns, better driving experience and amazing fuel economy to improve its performance in the market setting. 2018 Toyota RAV4 it will, however, be availed in two variants, namely the Limited and XLE.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Exterior and Interior
The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 will offer fresh appearance and numerous improvements. Some of the notable redesigns will include redesigned narrow radiator front grille, redesigned the front bumper, revamped LED headlights and LED taillights to give the SUV an elegant and exquisite appearance. 2018 Toyota RAV4 the rear part of the car will receive useful and interesting changes to give the car a little sporty appearance. Other integrated key features will include classic round fog lights at the edge of the front wheel arches, slightly flared wheel arches, original sills, and rib along the front bumper edges, large glazed doors, neat roof rails and inflated casings of rear view mirrors with LED light strips. The car will be availed in a range six new exterior color schemes.
2018 Toyota RAV4 the interior will be upgraded with numerous modern enhancements with more stylish designs. It will be made of high-quality materials, good decorative inserts and quality comfortable seats. The dashboard and console trim will feature a seven inches touch screen display. The finishes include a black headliner and contrasting stitching on the quality leather upholstered seats. It will also feature red-lighting on the instrument, in addition to an electric driver seat and a choice of black-brown interior.
Key components includes multi-functional steering wheel, heating and cooling system, 4.2 inches TFT display trip computer, sound system, climate control, electric adjustment of front seats, multimedia system, ventilation and massage functions for the front seats, multimedia display with 7 inch touchscreen control, navigation system, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB ports connectivity. 2018 Toyota RAV4 integrated safety features include the rearview camera, electronic parking sensors, blind spot monitoring system, starting uphill assistance system, cruise control, circular view camera, lane departure warning sensors, Front Assist, safety airbags lane change assist, stability control system and anti-lock brakes.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Performance
The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 will be powered by two engine options. One is a 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine with an output of 176 horsepower and a torque of 171 lb-ft (233 Nm) which is the weak version of the RAV4 engine. The second option is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine generating 235 horsepower at 4800 – 5000 rpm and 258 lb-ft of torque between 1650 and 4000 rpm. Both the engine options will be connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission system with an all-wheel drive mode.
2018 Toyota RAV4 the dynamics of acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is 9.2 seconds and a top speed of 115 mph. It has a fuel economy rating in the range of 20 mpg in the city, 34 mpg on the highway and 27 mpg when combined. There is speculation of addition of an electric motor which will lead to increase in power, maximum speed and acceleration. It, however, reduces the level of fuel consumption.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Release and Price
The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 will be availed by the end of 2018 although the official release date has not been announced yet. The price for the base model is approximated to range from $25000 to $30,000.