The newest 2019 Toyota RAV4 compact crossover is getting a moderate overhaul. It is also sold in hybrid versions along with regular models.
The RAV4 is the first compact crossover from the stable of Toyota and in most markets, it still continues to be so. After making its debut back in 1995, the RAV4 established itself as a hot selling vehicle for the company. It is slotted between siblings C-HR and Highlander.
Over the years, Toyota has revamped its design and enhanced amenities and technologies to stave off the rivals.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Body Specs and Colors
The 2019 RAV4 continues with bold and sleek styling them of the predecessor but you will find the bumper and headlamp styling sharper.
The models are available in trims- LE, SE, XLE, Adventure Limited, and Platinum and most of them are available in hybrid versions too. There are many exciting exterior colors to pick from and these include shades like Silver Sky Metallic, Black, Magnetic Grey Metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl and Super White.
The cabin is designed with utility in mind. Material quality is average in LE trim but in top Platinum and Limited trim, quality of materials is way better. The default cargo space is 38.4 cubic feet and Hybrid gets 35.6 cubic feet- which is quite decent.
|Cargo Volume to Seat 1||73.4 ft³|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 2||38.4 ft³|
|Cargo Volume to Seat 3||38.4 ft³|
The RAV Adventure gets additional features and enhanced styling elements. Along with a tow prep package, it gets elevated ride height, black aluminum wheels, special badges, larger fender flares, fog light surrounds, black headlight bezels, blackened roof racks etc. In the cabin, it gets Adventure door sills, exclusive all-weather cargo and floor mats.
|Front Tire Size||P235/55HR18|
|Rear Tire Size||P235/55HR18|
|Spare Tire Size||Compact|
Safety Features and Trims
The 2019 RAv4 comes laden with decent amenities and enough customization choices for byes, as it is.
The base LE trim gets Halogen projector-beam headlights, Halogen DRL, 17-in steel wheels, Privacy glass on rear side, Day/night rearview mirror, Illuminated entry system, Cruise control, Eight cup/bottle holders, 3 12V power outlets, Door panel storage pockets, Acoustic UV reduction glass windshield.
However, the XLE trim adds fog lights, variable intermittent windshield wiper, 2 zones automatic climate control laden with air filter, Power tilt/slide moonroof, leather-trimmed steering wheel, Remote keyless entry and Power windows. It can be laden with the Extra Value “Power Premium” Package.
SE trim gets LED projector-beam headlights, auto on/off lamps, LED Daytime Running Lights, blind spot mirrors, Power heated outside mirrors, heated front seats. Limited trim gets 18-in SuperChrome alloy wheels, Backup Camera, Chrome outside door handles, auto-dimming rearview mirror. It can be laden with Advanced Technology Package.
Top end Platinum trim comes with features like Entune Premium JBLAudio, Integrated Navigation, Heated steering wheel, ambient footwell lighting and also enhanced leather seating.
Adventure trim gets blackened visual styling both inside the cabin and outside. It can be equipped with the Cold Area Package.
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 also have Toyota Safety Sense-P safety suite. It includes advanced features like forwarding collision warning, automatic emergency braking, automatic high beams, pedestrian detection and also lane departure alert.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Engine
All variants of the 2019 RAV4 get a 4-cylinder 2.5-liter engine. It comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and generates 176 HP.
|Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx||15.9 gallons|
The hybrid versions get three electric motors with the 2.5-liter I-4 engine and it makes 194 HP. It also comes with CVT setup. The cabin remains mostly silent during the ride.
Maximum Trailering Capacity of the 2019 Toyota RAV4
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Trailer Wt.||1500 lbs|
|Dead Weight Hitch – Max Tongue Wt.||150 lbs|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Trailer Wt.||1500 lbs|
|Wt Distributing Hitch – Max Tongue Wt.||150 lbs|
|Maximum Trailering Capacity||1500 lbs|
2019 Toyota RAV4 Price and Launch Date
Expected base price of 2019 Toyota RAV4 is $25.000. However, the top trim price may reach $35.000 or more. It will be available in 2019.
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is a nice compact crossover that gets moderate revamp. The styling is also nice and the trim choices and customization options are aplenty. The Adventure offers a nice blend of style and features.
3 Years/36,000 Miles
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