The lucky ones, who had the exclusive chance to see the latest miracle, which came out of the Toyota factory, on the NYC Motor Show, the previous month, may have ensured themselves that newly Toyota RAV4 edition for 2016 year, presents a dream-come-true vehicle..
15 years after the very first Prius has been born (we all know that the Prius was the first hybrid vehicle that have come out from widely being famous, the mighty Toyota Company) the RAV4 hybrid joins to the Toyota’s list of the most famous green-themed vehicles. And now, by coming out of this brand new variant 2016 Toyota RAV4, the list of magnificent hybrid vehicles have been additionally extended. The current RAV4 variant has shown certain flaws, mainly in off-road components, which had, as a direct outcome in some major drops in the RAV4’s overall sales. So, this newly made RAV4 not only will offer a good cargo and passenger space, but also will give the best from it to overcome the current’s main flaw. The officials from the Toyota Company strive with this brand new variant to reconcile and, at the same time, to meet all of their customer’s demands.
2016 Toyota RAV4 Interior, Exterior & Appearance
Regarding the exterior segment, it is planned to be slightly refreshed and modified. These changes will include using a brand new modular platform that will allow, combined with all-wheel drive system, a smoother handling. Also, a brand new stuff, exterior wise, is planned to be the usage of, somehow, lighter materials in the RAV4’s construction. By saying lighter, we meant to say the materials such as real aluminum and leather. One, also, of the brand new stuff, presents a newly made infotainment system, which, at the same time will be much cheaper and much easier to handle with.
The 2016 Toyota RAV4 will come along with a whole new design which will reminiscent, a bit, on the newly made Prius (with its sharp angular shapes that are paired with the triangular headlights). The all-new RAV4 hybrid isn’t intended to be available in the base, LE nor in, somehow, upper SE trims level, but in the mid-grade XLE and the most exclusive, Limited one. Regarding some brand new interior features, the most striking ones among them all are: an additional USB port, a newly available around-view monitor, a 4.2-inch TFT information screen in the gauge cluster and a seven-inch touch screen, which presents the center stack feature.
Engine of new 2016 Toyota RAV4
When it comes to the engine section, the Toyota’s engineers are thinking about the introduction of two brand new engine options. The first one, the most likely, will be a 1.5 liter engine, which is going to able to pump about 180 horsepower, and, it is intended to come along matched with either with a 6 or 8 speed automatic transmission, in all-wheel drive mode. The second one is planned to be a 2 liter engine, which is going to be developed in a collaboration with the German giant-BMW. That engine will be more than capable to produce, a bit, more than 250 horsepower, which would make the RAV4 the fastest car among its main competitors. For the hybrid variant, we don’t possess accurate information, although, we’re thinking that, the most likely, it is going to be equipped with the same engine options as its role model, the 2016 Toyota Prius.
2016 RAV4 Release Date & Prices
According the rumors, we are expecting that 2016 Toyota RAV4 hit the global car markets during this fall and to be available for sales at the very first beginning of the next spring. Pricing data isn’t available at this moment.
Official site: http://www.toyota.com/upcoming-vehicles/rav4hybrid/