2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review, Price

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV vehicle is the latest version
of the RAV4 series. It combines a number of competitive factors
such adequate space, safety features and reliable driving
reputation. For this model, advancement to adapt modern
features is the major improvements. In terms of space, the
cargo and passenger space is large enough for all. With this
features in place, the vehicle competes well with the likes of
Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and
Ford Escape.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid - front

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Exterior and Interior Review

When compared to the 2016 version, this model has very few
additions. The plastic clad at the base of the vehicle and the
17-inch wheel rims are the most remarkable changes to the SUV.
The rest of the design looks takes the previous style, except
for the facial look that has defined outlook.


This family SUV has five passengers seating, that is adequate
and spacious enough. Being a hybrid version, the comfort and
luxury is remarkable thanks to the classy finish and luxurious
seat covers. The dashboard has a modern look that matches the
advanced interior look of the car. There is less change to
passenger space but the cargo compartment takes 70cubic feet,
with the rear seats folded. The reduction in space is because
of the battery pack that is available under the rear seats.

For safety purposes, the manufacturer adds a surround airbag
system. The assist system has provisions for blind spot, rear
cross alert and parking system. Electronic and traction
monitoring systems are available in a compatible package to add
more security features for the vehicle.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid - interior

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Engine Specs and Performance

With the fuel economy prospects, the 2017 model should be
having a 2.5L four-cylinder engine. This engine produces an
average of 180 horsepower and over 170 lb-ft of torque. In
terms of fuel efficiency, this engine can use 30mpg, which is
adequate for a SUV car. This engine has higher efficiency when
compared to lighter versions of this model, in terms of power
versus fuel consumption.

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2017 has two versions that differ in
power and performance. The two-wheel and the four-wheel types
have varied in terms of performance, with the latter being more
powerful, although with higher fuel utilization. The four-wheel
have an acceleration of 60mph in nine seconds, which favors its
urban targets. All the versions utilize the six-speed gear
automatic transmissions.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid - rear

2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid – Expected Date of Arrival and Price

With most of the features focusing on maximum output, Toyota
has to work on the price if it is to compete with the vehicles
in its class. In consideration of its features, this SUV will
not price less than $33,000.

Most of the vehicles parts have been assembled, as by the end
of November. If the manufacturer maintains pace, the 2017
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will be in the market before April 2017.

The hybrid version of 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is great for the
luxury of middle class buyers. The Toyota Cruise systems and
power trains are a great inclusion in the 2017 model. However,
in terms of fuel efficiency, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid rates
at average when compared to its competitors.