38.4 ft3 Cargo
Toyota’s 4th generation FWD RAV4 hybrid crossover uses a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 2 electric motors to deliver a combined output of 194 horsepower. Motor Trend says it accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in 7.8 seconds. The EPA rates the hybrid’s fuel consumption at 34 miles per gallon in the city and 31 on the highway. Major fuel economy, storage capacity (35.6 cubic feet) and a decent MSRP (from $29,030), make RAV4 Hybrid a compelling choice for customers looking for an economically sound compact crossover.
The 2017 RAV4 Hybrid comes in 3 trims: XLE (MSRP around $29,030), SE (MSRP around $32,185) and Hybrid Limited (MSRP around $34,030). Motor Trend says: “The 2016 RAV4 Hybrid is an incredibly promising vehicle. Toyota, a company not known for its sports cars these days, has made a hybrid crossover that is faster than most, more efficient than all, and pretty nice on the inside.”
A backup camera with projected path is standard, as is a technology bundle that includes Entune Audio, a 6.1-in. touch-screen display, an AM/FM CD player w/ MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, an auxiliary audio jack, a USB 2.0 port with iPod connectivity and control, an advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, a phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth.
US News & World Report says: "The RAV4 Hybrid is one of the priciest SUVs in the class, but its abundance of standard features and excellent fuel economy help justify its cost. It comes standard with all-wheel drive plus a host of safety features that cost extra in most rivals, including pre-collision braking and adaptive cruise control. Competing SUVs equipped with similar features plus all-wheel drive quickly meet – or exceed – the cost of the RAV4 Hybrid. It comes with a generous list of standard safety features, coupled with high safety scores and a good track record of reliability.
The 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid uses less fuel than nearly every other compact SUV, so you can spend more time on the road and less at the gas pump. When driving in the city, the RAV4 Hybrid achieves 34 mpg, according to the EPA. On the highway, it gets 30 mpg. Your mind will be at ease when driving. The RAV4 Hybrid comes standard with all-wheel drive, which is rare for the class. If you're looking for an SUV that's good for the environment and comes loaded with what many rivals only offer as options, then you should consider buying the RAV4 Hybrid."
The NHTSA has given the 2017 RAV4 Hybrid a 5-star safety rating. And the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2016 Toyota RAV4 its highest Top Safety Pick+ rating. Toyota made its Toyota Safety Sense P suite standard on the 2017 model, including pedestrian protection and lane departure systems as well as automatic high beams, a pre-collision system, and adaptive cruise control.
RAV4 Hybrid's Hybrid Components come with a 8 yr./ 100,000 mile warranty.
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