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2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Review

If you’re looking for a car that can handle bad roads, snow, heavy rain and show good numbers in fuel consumption and emissions, you can face lack of options. However, a new hybrid was announced in New York that should fulfill the needs.

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid front view

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid – Exterior and Interior

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid is an eight model of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. The new vehicle will be packed with Electric On-Demand drive and in Extra Luxury Edition. All versions including Custom Edition and Sport Edition will have an upgraded interior design as well as new exterior features. Beside, SE is going to have 18 inches wheel and sport-tuned suspension. In general this is it, but there are many smaller details hidden in the new vehicle. So, let’s have a closer look. New Hybrid got a refreshed design. The front end has LED headlights and renewed bumper. For the back there is an upgraded lifgate with LED taillights in several Editions. Most models have skid plates on the front and shark-like antenna. Previous models had shorter mast-type antenna and the new one looks more sporty and modern. Beside, new exterior colors are available including Black Currant Metallic, Electric Storm Blue and Silver Sky Metallic. Sport edition has new configuration with metallic on the lower trim and choice of 3 different colors for upper trim: black, white and blue. Previous models received negative feedback concerning the use of technologies in the cabin. It made Toyota to rethink the design and look of it and 2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid is going to have some huge changing in what it can offer. There is a 4.2 inches display and a new 7 inches touchscreen in the center. Moreover, an additional USB port was added to the front and 12 V outlet to the rear row. New materials were used on the lower dash and upper door. New model even has new tall mugs with handles since there were many angry complains about cup holders and previous models. Luxury edition will also have an option of a navigation system, based on cell phones. Safety levels were dramatically improved with the new Bird’s Eye View Monitoring which improves the whole view and parking in general. It has 4 cameras on the front, 2 side mirrors and rear to have a panoramic view. Besides, for the first time Toyota Safety Sense will be implemented and will have many safety features including forward collision warning, automatic high beams, pedestrian preclusion system, adaptive cruise control and lane departure alert.

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid interior

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid – Engine Specs

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid will improve fuel economy as well as acceleration and horsepower compared with previous models. It should have been done before, since we didn’t see good numbers before and many other vehicles including Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V overpowered Toyota. 2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid has all-wheel drive rated at 33 mpg for a city, 30 mpg for highway and 32 mpg combined, which is quite an improvement.

016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid rear view

2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid – Release Date and Price

There is no official word about release date and price for new model 2016 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid. Stay with our blog for more information.

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