Since the all-new 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid mid size SUV is set to be the 7th out of the 13 Toyota car models to have a hybrid powertrain, the car has got a couple of upgrades meant to make a lasting statement in the world of hybrid cars. And with more Toyota hybrid models promised by 2020, the company has put a lot of faith in this model and it most definitely will offer the car lovers something to smile about once it hits the showrooms in 2016. Here are some of the features to expect in this impressive RAV4 hybrid car:
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2016 Interior
The interior of this new Toyota RAV4 hybrid SUV has been designed to provide the passenger on the rear seat with more comfort than the predecessor model and at the same time achieve much bigger cargo ability. All this has been achieved thanks to the major changes made on the gauge cluster. The seats as well as the proportions have been carefully placed to achieve maximum comfort. More information on the interior has been withheld until the car hit the showrooms in 2016. Interior colors are SE a Tan/Black combination, Tan and Beige, soft touch material are on lower dash and upper door panel.
Some new 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid features, by request of customers include:
– more premium materials at interior
– Revised cup holder(accommodate tall mugs)
– Newly design sunglasses holder
– More USB added to front and one 12V power to rear
– Available 7-inch touch-sensitive display audio touch screen
– 4.2-inch TFT multi-information display
– window/lock control bezel material
– Leather steering wheel
– Updated interior shifter
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Redesign, Changes
With this new RAV4 Hybrid having a lot of stake placed on it, it would only make sense if the design was made to look more attractive than the standard RAV4 and that is what was done. With an edgier fascia, this hybrid Toyota RAV4 also has got clear-lensed taillights that give it that distinct finish. The car also comes in a range of colors that the buyers will have a chance to select from. New 2016 Toyota RAV4 colors include: The Magnetic Grey, Super White, Blizzard Pearl as well as Classic Silver Metallic, Black Sand Pearl and a new Blue Metallic. Wheels are 17-inch alloy. The car also has the signature blue highlights on the corporate logo giving it that all-time Toyota elegant finish. 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid towing capacity is 1,650 kg (3,634 lbs).
next gen Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Specs, Engine
This hybrid 2016 Toyota RAV4 SUV has an inline-4; 2.5L displacement engine which is capable of generating an estimated 176 horsepower though the official energy output estimation hasn’t been announced yet, meaning that it can be more than 176 horsepower. This gives it the ability to manage an impressive acceleration from 0-60 Mph in just 9 seconds. Fuels consumption could be similar to this 33/30 mpg city/highway, data from Lexus Hybrid.
See more SUV:
– 2016 Lexus RX 450h
– 2015 LEXUS NX 200t
– 2015 Toyota RAV4
Safety technologies are:
– Lane Departure Alert
– Pre-Collision System
– Pedestrian Pre-Collision Safety System
– Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
– Automatic High Beams
– Forward Collision Warning
Price and date of release
Though the official price will be announced after this highly anticipated new 2016 Toyota RAV4, it is speculated that is will have an estimated price of about $30,000, though the price will vary from one country to the next due to a number of factors including taxes as well as freight charges in the event of importation. The car will also be available only in XLE and limited trim levels; this was according to the press release during its unveiling in the 2015 New York Auto Show. However 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid release date will be in Fall of 2015 by some web portal.