2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review, Launch Date, Price

The company is coming up with a new SUV model in 2017. It is called the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The car is operated with an electric battery to save fuel.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid front

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Design and Technology:

The exterior of the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is very sporty. The headlights are shaped in an angled manner, giving the look of furious eyes. The overall exterior is sharp and bold. Chrome and black trims add to the sportiness of the car. There are a lot of curves in the body design; it is not very smooth. However, the interior and drive of the car are the total opposite. The car rides are smooth and interior is very comfortable. There is enough space for seating 5 passengers. The seats are very spacious. They are of cloth material. The relaxing and adjustable seats ensure a relaxed ride for everyone.

As for safety, many features have been added to the car. First and foremost are the multiple airbags. Front, knee, as well as window curtain airbags, are present for the protection of life during any car accident. Other than that, there are warnings for un-signaled lane departure and a steering assist too. These features prevent the car from shifting lanes unless the driver intentionally wanted to do it. The steering assist makes sure the car travels straight, and it also guides the driver during parking or reversing the car. The rear car doors include a child safety lock feature too. The back seats are not just foldable; they also have three height adjustments to ensure maximum comfort. The car displays low tire pressure warnings. The side mirrors are power but fold manually.

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid provides maximum storage space for cargo. The travel-friendly car also has a light in the cargo space which proves very handy during traveling, especially at night time. The third row of the car has fixed windows, and the back window is also fixed. The back window is also tinted, so the seated passengers have privacy.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid interior

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Powertrain Configuration:

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid comes with a 2.5-liter engine with 4 cylinders. It is not a very amusingly powerful engine, but it is still pretty good for an SUV. The unit that can produce up to 194 hp. Hence, the sporty look is not deceiving; the car does come up to the standards. Buyers have the option to choose from front wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The average fuel consumption varies in both modes. The estimated average inside city is 34 mpg for the front wheel drive. On highways, this average reduces to 30 mpg. The average will be lower for all-wheel drive.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid side

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Price and Launch Date:

The new model has a lower price range as compared to other SUVs coming in the market next year. The price of the car starts from $30,000. With updated technology, more trims and new styles in the upcoming year’s model, this car is something you must buy if you are looking for a sporty SUV with the comfort of a luxurious car.

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