2017 Toyota RAV4 Release Date, Changes

The Toyota just keeps getting better at producing SUVs every year, the company surprises automobile market each year with their outstanding sports utility vehicles. Similarly, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 will be a great vehicle in the SUV segment. This model is coming with a new engine variant, this SUV will also be made more efficient in fuel consumption with a new twin scroll turbocharger system. This new Toyota RAV4 will receive a mid-cycle update.

2017 Toyota RAV4 – Design Changes:

This interior cabin of 2017 RAV4 is pretty much the same as it was on its previous version model. This interior cabin is made very modern as lots of technological features have been featured in this new Toyota RAV4.

The interior cabin of this new Toyota RAV4 is embedded by lots of high-quality materials, leather will be used for the upholstery of seats, rich padding has been provided in the cockpit.


A modern TFT display and a large touchscreen display for convenience will be provided, the music system will be replaced by a new one. Certain adjustments have been made in the center console which is new.


This new 2017 Toyota RAV4 holds a serious design to its outer body, some modifications has been done in this exterior body which makes this SUV have better visuals. The radiator grille is narrow which gives it a different look on its front fascia.

The front bumper is lifted upwards towards its grille, and this bumper holds two new fog lights on each end in the front of wheel arches. A 17 inch light weight alloy wheel will be featured in this new 2017 RAV4.

Neat roof rails are showcased in its roof, the wheel arches are slightly flared, this new 2017 Toyota RAV4 has large glazed doors.  A wide range of color options for its outer body will be available.

2017 Toyota RAV4 – Details of the Engine:

To power up this SUV, a two engine capacity 2.5 liter will be used. One drivetrain has its output figures as 172 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm and 176 hp at 6,000 rpm. This engine is likely to be paired with a six-speed automatic transmission system. The second engine will also have a four-cylinder and will be matched with the electric motor that will produce 194 hp and 206 lb-ft of torque.

The mileage ratings of this Hybrid engine is 34 miles per gallon in highway drive and 31 miles per gallon in city drive.

2017 Toyota RAV4 – Competitors, Release Date and Price:

The main competitors of this model are Jeep Cherokee, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson and Mazda CX-5. This model will be launched in autumn of 2016. The starting price of this 2017 Toyota RAV4 is $25,000 to $32,000.

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