2017 Toyota RAV4 hybrid

The latest rumors have it that 2017 Toyota RAV4, mid-sized crossover from Toyota, will be getting some major changes. This SUV began as a compact vehicle when it first came to market, but it gradually turned into a mid-size vehicle. Current model of this SUV was redesigned in 2013, when company offered only one choice in terms of power train.  With this upcoming vehicle, number of engines on offer will certainly be increasing. On the other hand, styling of both exterior and interior will go through some cosmetic changes.

2017 Toyota RAV4 front

2017 Toyota RAV4: Exterior and Interior Design

This car will most probably be featuring an excellent layout. It will have a much more trendy appearance along with interesting household furniture. It is anticipated that vehicle will be made stronger than before, which would result in gain of weight. This would in turn result in worse fuel economy.

The exterior layout of 2017 Toyota RAV4 will be based on concept of Toyota C-HR crossover.  Specifically, this will be applicable for entrance design, which shall get a bolder bumper, more diverse grille and remarkable headlights, which will be diamond shaped. It is not totally based on this concept. Instead, it will merely be adopting a small aspect of its styling. Overall exterio0r appearance layout will be clean and eye catching.

Interior will feature a quality design and distinct style, with extra soft touch locations. A dashboard is offered along with a digital screen in tool bunch, which has been revised. Apart from that, a 7 inch touch monitor is available, together with several connectivity features, which includes more USB port. There has been use of high quality materials in its interiors.

2017 Toyota RAV4 interior

Other than exterior, interior design and styling, this 2017 Toyota RAV4 will also be improving safety features in it. Current model does not have safety features to the desired level. This is probably the reason why car manufacturers are concentrating on improvement of safety features on offer.

2017 Toyota RAV4: Engine and Fuel Economy

The Current model of this vehicle offers just one engine, which is a four cylinder unit. This engine delivers just 176 HP of output. Even though the engine offers responsive handling and smooth ride, it does not provide enough power for meeting the requirements of all drivers. Because of this, company is going to add a new engine under its hood.

2017 Toyota RAV4 is going to be powered by a 2 liter turbo engine, which will be able to generate an output of 235 HP between 4800 rpm and 5600 rpm. It will be able to produce 256 lb ft of torque between 1650 rpm and 4000 rpm. People think that this engine will be a six cylinder mill. Twin scroll turbocharger system also allows to save more than 15% of fuel.

2017 Toyota RAV4 side

2017 Toyota RAV4: Release Date and Price

There is no further information regarding official release date of 2017 Toyota RAV4, but it is expected to be readily available in the year 2016. It has been speculated that company will offer a competitive pricing, with $ 30 000 being expected price.

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