2020 Toyota RAV4 Redesign, Release Date, Price, Spy Shots. The Japanese carmaker has presented one of its best selling compact crossover SUVs and it is the 2018 Toyota RAV4. It will represent the last model in the current generation until the newest version enters the market. The hybrid version will also be offered, so this time we will talk about the upcoming 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
The current, 2018 model year has arrived with the new Adventure trim level which added 18-inch wheels and provided more ground clearance. The automaker has offered the optional Cold Weather Package with a heated steering wheel, heated and power front seats etc. There is a new Tow Prep Package which has increased the towing capacity of the RAV4.
On the other hand, the newest 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will be the second-gen model and should bring various changes. It has been caught during the testing and based on the photos the new RAV4 will arrive with major styling revisions.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Engine and Performance
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will continue to use the same engine as the 2018 model year. The engine will work with a continuously variable transmission and the all-wheel-drive system will be standard.
The standard version could be powered by the same 2.5-liter inline-4 used in the current model. This engine can develop 176 hp and the torque of 172 pound-feet. This information still needs to be confirmed.
Design of exterior and Interior
The next-gen 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will be completely overhauled. According to the latest reports, the RAV4 could be switched to the new architecture and it is the Toyota’s TNGA Platform which is also used in Prius, Camry, and C-HR models.
There isn’t any news of how the cabin of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid could look like. The standard equipment in all the versions includes a 6.1-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, Bluetooth, USB, power windows and locks, and navigation.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Release date and Price
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid could arrive at the end of this year or in early 2019. The price should be higher than the price of the current model.