Definitely, the biggest news we got from the New York Auto Show is about 2019 Toyota RAV4. Well, the company was not so generous. At least we have a confirmation about the next Rav4 and few details. However, they presented the redesigned crossover, which is ready to conquer. With high popularity in the US at the end of the current generation, we are sure that new Rav4 has a bright future.
Exterior changes will definitely attract more buyers. Release date for 2019 RAV4 is set for fall. Spy shots we could see earlier announced what we spot in NY. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 engine lineup is getting a new unit. However, we are still expecting to hear more about hybrid and its premiere. Towing capacity numbers and other specs are not unveiled.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Engines
The old lineup of engines will be replaced. Well, at the first sight it seems that a 2.5-liter unit is the same as before. But now, the Dynamic Force four-cylinder is tuned and modified. The new generation of the drivetrain also comes with a fresh transmission box. An eight-speed automatic works smoothly and quietly. Unfortunately, more info is not available at the moment. We know only that 2019 Toyota RAV4 is going to be more efficient and it will gain more power.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and Hybrid Release Date
The same 2.5-liter engine is the base for a hybrid configuration. While the petrol unit gets a treatment, its pair will be the same electric motor as before. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will produce over 200 hp. It is a boost of at least 10 horses. Whatsoever, the crossover is not going to lose on fuel economy, especially in city drive.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Redesign and Changes
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 suffers big changes. The Japanese carmaker is serious competitor in the market. They sold over 400,000 units of this crossover in 2017. So, there is no room for failures. They announced big things and chose New York Auto Show as the perfect destination for the debut. So far they do good.
The changes on the 2019 Toyota RAV4 will stun most fans. Compact crossover has a new look with numerous changes on its chassis. Longer wheelbase, shorter overall length, and more room in the cabin are highlights of the upcoming SUV. High-tech features are all over the vehicle. Not only that info- and entertaining services are getting modern devices and apps, but also the drive system.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels
As always, Rav4 has a very attractive offer of its variations. The XSE is the best trim for handling and response. News for 2019 season is this version is added for Hybrid model. Again, the most impressive offer is 2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure trim. Fans of Android Auto will found disappointment since the car offers only Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa services.
Top of the class will be 2019 Toyota RAV4 Limited model, with moonroof, bigger gauge and infotainment screens, and ventilation for seats. Here, buyers will take advantage of the digital rearview mirror. A complete list of features will be available when the crossover shows up in salons in fall.