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2017 Toyota RAV4 Changes, Release Date

The upcoming 2017 Toyota RAV4 is quite an incredible vehicle, and the closer look reveals an intricate balance of features, passenger space as well as everyday utility. This model will come with significant changes, and we can expect a lot of new things. For example, the upcoming vehicle will get a larger selection of engines, and we can also see visual changes both inside and outside of the vehicle. The newest RAV 4 will receive continuous technological innovation so we can expect numerous technology features inside. According to Toyota, the first metal test body is completed, so the release date should be very soon, probably sometime next year. All people eagerly await its release, and it is confident that this model has many things to offer.

2017 Toyota RAV4 front
2017 Toyota RAV4 – More Comfort, More Style:

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 offered useful improvements and refreshed exterior design; however the appearance is not going to be significantly changed. We can see slight redesigns from the outside like for example revised front grille. The headlights are also slightly redesigned, and this vehicle uses active LED system useful in improving the driver’s vision. Down low we can see sleek fog lights that will reduce the reflective lights while driving in hard weather conditions. Furthermore, the front end is completed by large air intakes fitted into the bumper. Toyota Company made a right combination of modern technology and simple appearance, refreshed, but without much exaggeration, being totally compact, exactly as expected and because of that this vehicle is just perfect. At the sides, we can see a large 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with high-quality tires. At the back, everything is pretty much the same, and LEDs also power the taillights. Also, the whole chassis is made of lighter materials, so the total weight is reduced which means improved performance and fuel efficiency.

The interior design will also be improved, and according to rumors the cabin will be more spacious and more comfortable than before. Numerous sources say that this vehicle will be able to accommodate up to 5 passengers by providing them top comfort. The base model offers the following features as standard: a CD player, air-conditioning, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an integrated driver blind-spot monitoring, a rear privacy glass, adaptive cruise control, a 6.1” touchscreen interface, a six-speaker sound system. There will be even more features in higher trim level, but what is the same for all trims is that the seats will be covered with high-quality leather.

2017 Toyota RAV4 interior
2017 Toyota RAV4 – Engine and Performance:

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 will offer new engine capabilities, and this is a significant improvement. The first engine option is a 2,5 liter 4-cylinder engine with max power of 176 hp. The stronger version is a 2.5-liter turbo engine that will be capable of generating 194 hp and 206 pound-feet. Toyota also works on the new exhaust system that is likely more appropriate for the new turbo engine than the current exhaust. According to EPA, fuel consumption will be 24/31 (city/highway) while the acceleration from 0-60 mph will be 8.4 seconds. The engines mate a six-speed automatic transmission system.

2017 Toyota RAV4 rear
2017 Toyota RAV4 – Availability and Cost:

The starting price for the upcoming 2017 Toyota RAV4 will be around $25.000. The release date should be by the end of the 2016 year.

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