The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 is meant for anyone looking for everyday utility, above-average passenger space, and a nice balance of features. It doesn’t stand out in one particular area, though, it offers a nice combination of appealing features and capabilities for everyone. Additional highlights for the Toyota RAV4 2018 include spacious interior and cargo accommodations, a well-sorted tech interface, good balance between secure handling and comfort, and a boatload of new technologies and driving aides.
The Rav4 USA release date should be expected either late this year or early 2018.
In order to offer the best performance, as any sportsperson would attest, one needs a good balance between exercise, diet, and guidance. But even with such kind of all-roundedness, not everything turns out exactly how one expects (most of the time). Well, we present that as a metaphor for the newest Toyota Rav4 2018. It’s all-rounded, no doubt, but trouble is, a legion of rivals is always hot on its heels.
How Is It?
For starters, the new 2018 Toyota RAV4 is comfortable, decent to drive, roomy, and equipped to the brim. Let me not even get started on how good its reliability is. For 2018, the Japanese marque brings several updates and changes on the model with the hopes of resuscitating its appeal and consequently moving it a bit up in the segment’s hall of fame.
The Looks Of It…
Tinkers the automaker has infused on it are notable on its front and rear fascias. The exterior is now modernized and subtly massaged resulting in a freshened and contemporary look. Luckily, the automaker hasn’t tinkered with the cabin space and the ample head- and legroom returns also for 2018. Throw in the Rav4’s long history of dependability and you easily recognize the potential of the vehicle in its class.
True, the latest 2018 Toyota RAV4 redesigns are a welcome change, but so have its rival’s improvements been in leaps and bounds as well. Some of its dreaded rivals include the newly updated Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, and the Mazda CX-5.
What Are The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Levels?
Four trims are available for the fresh 2018 Toyota RAV4: SE, XLE, LE, and Limited. Also available for this model year is the 2018 RAV4 Hybrid. Price starts from $28,370, and some of the specs include; great fuel economy ratings, well-sorted tech interface, composed ride quality, and spacious interior for both people and their cargo. Two trims are available for the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Limited, and XLE. Hybrid mpg stands at 34/31/33 in the city/highway/combined. Full Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2018 specs are available elsewhere on this blog.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Interior & Exterior Redesign
Some of the standard features and accessories available for the standard model include a height-adjustable driver seat, a rear privacy glass, a 6.1” touchscreen display, a USB port, a CD player, a six-speaker sound system, reclining and folding rear seat, an integrated blind-spot mirror, a media player interface, cruise control, a rearview camera, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, roof rails, and seventeen-inch steel wheels.
The 2018 Toyota RAV4 XLE model tacks on all the features offered by the standard model plus more aggressively front seats, heated mirrors, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sunroof, foglights, automatic dual-zone climate control, and a power liftgate.
The RAV4 SE offers LED exterior lighting, keyless ignition and entry, different exterior styling, a sport-tuned suspension system, a blind-spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert, an eight-way power driver seat, synthetic leather upholstery, and driver memory settings.
The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Limited gets features such as a seven-inch higher-resolution display, eighteen-inch wheels, a navigation system, smartphone app integration, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, cruise control, and all the features offered by the Toyota Safety Sense package.
What Are The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Engine Specs?
Motivation under the hood is offered by the four-cylinder 2.5L engine that cranks out 176 hp and 172 lbs. ft. of torque. Transmission pairing is done with the six-speed.
2018 Toyota RAV4 mpg stands at 22/29/25 in the city/highway/combined with the all-wheel drive system, and 23/30/26 mpg with the front-wheel drive system.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Release Date & Price
Rumors allege the new vehicle will most likely go for sale sometime late this year or early 2018. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 MSRP starts from $24,350.
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