2016 Toyota RAV4 Release Date Review

2016 Toyota RAV4 Release Date Review… – Back in 1994 Toyota has written the history of the American market when it introduced the first compact crossover RAV4. Now before us is a new model Toyota RAV4 2016 that you will delight in many ways. We’ll start with some general information to give you an insight into what has happened in recent years. Then we will give you information regarding the bodywork, interior and mechanics course that is probably the most important and most serious item in the whole story.

2016 Toyota RAV4 rear


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2016 Toyota RAV4 Exterior and Interior Design Specs

Platform Corolla 2016 Toyota RAV4 SUV and shell combination proved to be a hit, so the customers for the first time able to obtain space SUV with the economy and driveability of the car. The offer has been extended to the global market, but in previous years, sales slowly began to fall after more modern competitors such as the Ford Escape and Honda CR-V at the American market, and Volkswagen Tiguan and Nissan Qashqai at the European.

The current generation debuted in 2012, and although in 2014 the American market sold a record 267.698 copies, Toyota realized it was time for the first change. At this year’s Motor Show in New York, the Japanese automaker unveiled refreshed 2016 Toyota RAV4, although the changes are mostly cosmetic, offered for the first time is also a hybrid. He arrives on the market at the 15th anniversary since the launch of the legendary Prius and RAV4 offer to replace the current electric EV.

2016 Toyota RAV4 front side

Unlike predecessor EV, hybrid design is no different in comparison with the rest of the Toyota RAV4 2016 offers. The above-mentioned offer is received updated front and rear, which although it looks more modern, however, does not differ greatly in comparison with the model that replaces. When it comes to the rest of the mechanics in the standard model, it did not change.

Interior images of RAV4

2016 Toyota RAV4 interior


Engine and Transmission

2016 Toyota RAV4 hybrid is largely based on another hybrid, and Lexus NX300h, which tells us that these two hybrids share the same 2.5L gasoline engine, then electric motors and CVT transmission. The only major difference is that the NX hybrid available with a choice of front-wheel and all-wheel drive and only the second option available on the RAV4. Mention 2.5L engine develops 154 hp, but thanks to the electric motor power jumps to 200 hp, which is enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in 8.3 seconds. At the time of writing these stories consumption numbers are not yet known, but NX300h provides a combined consumption of 7.4 liters per 100 kilometers, and the same results are expected from Toyota’s hybrids.

European customers continue to choose between a 2.0L gasoline engine with 155 hp, and two 2.2L diesel (with 136 hp and 177 hp), while the US offer again limited only to the 2.5L petrol engine (with 179 hp) and mention hybrid.

2016 Toyota RAV4 engine

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2016 Toyota RAV4 Release Date

With modern design, 2016 Toyota RAV4 should continue to attract customers, but at a time when the competition moved to more modern turbo engines, Japanese rival is definitely starting to show age. Expectations are still to be refreshed Toyota RAV4 2016 could do solid work in the next few years until a completely new model debuts not.

2016 Toyota RAV4 light

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