Redesigned 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid will be better, more efficient, and safer than its predecessor. So, the advantages of the SUV are going to be improved. The Rav4 will use the same hybrid drivetrain as before. But, better configuration and the stronger electric battery will boost outputs. At the first place, that is fuel economy and range.
The hybrid version will pick up styling updates from its conventional model. Changes on the exterior will lead to the more appealing look. Well, the appearance is the first connection with the buyer. When the vehicle manages to attract potential driver, then the drivetrain just do the rest of the job. Well, the 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid can rely on both of these.
2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Specs
Under the bonnet of the 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid is the same drivetrain as for the current model. It is a 2.5-liter petrol unit that pairs an electric motor. The combo is good for 600 miles of range. What is more important, the new Rav4 Hybrid is boosting the mileage both in city and highway drive.
For example, the conventional 2019 Toyota Rav4 will keep its mileage at the same level. This SUV can deliver 23/30 mpg in city/highway drive. Hybrid is not boosting the output for the open road too much. However, buyers will know to appreciate 2 mpg boost. On the other side, mileage in an urban area will jump to 35 mpg, which is more than a good reason to consider a hybrid instead of a conventional engine.
2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Trim Levels
Toyota is working hard to boost its hybrid lineup. Smaller crossovers in its luxurious Lexus department have their electrified versions. In other classes, the Japanese carmaker is also a leader. The 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid and Toyota Highlander are maintaining a reputation in compact and mid-size class.
Well, not all is about drivetrain and mileage. Buyers of hybrid models want to feel the same level of comfort as for the classic crossovers. The 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid is not going to disappoint anyone. If you are looking just for a hybrid, then the base LE will meet demands. More equipment will come with XLE trim, and SE Hybrid is a serious SUV. Finally, at the top of the lineup is a Limited edition, for now. The 2019 Rav4 Hybrid could add a new trim level – Platinum Hybrid. This would be definitely the most expensive and the most equipped model in the class.
2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Release Date
The Rav4 is a flagship model. It sells better than any other vehicle in the crossover segment. So, it is at the top of the list for the premiere. Soon after, improved Hybrid version could arrive. We can expect to see it by the end of 2018 since the company already announces some details.
The base crossover costs around $25,000. The cheapest 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid will add about $2,500 to that cost. It doesn’t mean that the gap is the same between every trim level and its hybrid pair. The XLE Hybrid will cost over $30,000, SE Hybrid $33k, and Limited Hybrid edition $35,000. If the Platinum trim level adds the same pair, the cost will go above $40,000 for sure.