Because the debut of the very first RAV4 in 1994, this crossover SUV is very successful worldwide because of its capability to supply all of the utilities consumers want inside an mid size SUV. Older RAV4s are widely known for their effective fuel economy, increased cargo room and also the option for any full time four wheel drive. The 2015 Toyota Rav4 isn‘t any exception. This new Model will possess a carry-over design coming from the 2014 model with few modifications however the new look will cause it to be visually stand out from its competitors such as the Ford Escape.
2015 TOYOTA RAV4 ENGINE PERFORMANCE
The 2015 RAV4 will always be powered using a 2. 5 L engine coming from the third-gen RAV4. This four-cylinder engine is proficient at delivering 179 hp and 172 lb-ft of torque. This will certainly be the only real engine configuration available during this model which is extremely disappointing considering that competitors already offer turbocharged engines making 200-260 hp that mated with advanced transmissions with increased gears. Toyota is developing a 2. 0 L four-cylinder turbocharged engine which can be fitted inside the 2016 model. The 2. 5 L engine will certainly be mated with 6-speed automatic transmission having a shift lever that may be toggled for manual gear. Consumers will always have the choice of choosing the all-wheel-drive system as well as front-wheel-drive system.
2015 TOYOTA RAV4 FUEL ECONOMY
When one thinks of fuel economy, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 is among the foremost efficient crossover SUVs of similar power. Those using the front-wheel-drive are rated at 24 inside the City 31 upon the Highway and 26 combined as the AWD is rated at 22 City 29 Highway and 25 combined. Toyota claims that using the Eco Button on, these figures should rise.
DESIGN OF THE NEW TOYOTA SUV
This exterior design from the car will certainly be the new Euro-look without having the radical shape from the Ford Escape. It‘ll even have the standard cargo lift gate and creased bodywork that was first introduced inside the 2013 series. The interior will certainly be a similar as its predecessor : The dashboard will possess a 6. 1 inches displays system for navigation and audio control using the interior mainly composing of solid plastics with seats and panels covered with French-stitches seams.
2015 TOYOTA RAV4 RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
After debuting in showrooms inside the fourth quarter of 2014 the 2015 RAV4 is now publicly available at worldwide dealerships. Estimated starting price to the AWD is about $27, 500 and $25, 000 to the front-wheel-drive. Rumors indicate that Toyota will provide a hybrid version but whether a hybrid RAV4 will arrive throughout the fourth-generation life-cycle is really a unclear.