2017 Toyota RAV4 Review, Release Date

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 will be quite intriguing and excellent as it will use the concept of the hybrid system. The car will contain a comfortable design and a powerful engine to make it fit to the modern competitive auto market. It will most likely be equipped with an electric power to enhance the effectiveness of its engine. The popularity of RAV4 models is steadily growing, and hence, many believe that the new version will further popularize the brands. Also, both the interior and exterior styling will receive remarkable changes to improve the car’s aggressive look. The new model will differ from the 2016 model in that it will have better finishing and more refinement. Modern features will also be seen in this new vehicle. The RAV4 2017 will be offered in three different trims- LE, XLE, and Limited.

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2017 Toyota RAV4 – Exterior and Interior Design

The exterior of 2017 Toyota RAV4 will be changed though these changes will be more cosmetic than major. The front fascia will come with a new grille that will be framed with honeycombed chrome accent surrounding it, and the headlights will impressively be designed to look like diamonds. Its bodyline will resemble those of the C-HR from Toyota. Body color will vary according to different trim levels. The car will be made of lightweight materials that will ensure a reduction in its body weight as compared to its forerunners, thereby enhancing its aerodynamics. Front bumpers will be redesigned and made bolder along with reshaped headlights that will have dual LED technologies. The Toyota logo will be on the grille in a horizontal orientation. Wheelbase will be made sleeker than the previous versions, but the wheels will be wider by a few inches. Fog lights will be installed on the bumper.


The interior of 2017 Toyota RAV4 will offer more comfort and luxury to its occupants as the automaker is dedicated to improving its style features with modern technology and equipment. A 7.2-inch touchscreen display will offer the driver with the ability to control all the features of this vehicle. Plenty of downloadable apps will be present along with Google maps services. Interior finishing will include black headliner as well as contrasting stitching on the seats. To add to its security and safety features, the car will come with strong and durable seatbelts, automated airbags and a rearview camera. Its seats will be more luxurious and comfortable as they will use premium quality upholstery leathers that will be quite durable. A spacious cabin will be provided so that the occupants can stuff enough cargo when embarking on a trip.

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2017 Toyota RAV4 – Engine and Performance

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 will have two engine options. A 2.0-liter four-cylinder direct injection engine will be equipped with the base model. This engine will deliver 176 horsepower. High-end models will come with a 2.0-liter turbo engine that will be capable of delivering a maximum output of 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of twist. Since the Toyota RAV4 2017 will weigh less than its predecessor, fuel consumption will definitely be less. The engines will be paired to a 6- or 8-speed automatic transmission.

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2017 Toyota RAV4 – Price and Release Date

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is expected to be available in the market by the end of 2016, and it will be priced at around $30,000.

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