Toyota Motor Corporation, the leading and global auto manufacturing Japanese company, is going to launch an exciting and outstanding reliable SUV to the worldwide auto market, the all-new 2017 Toyota Rav4. The next generation Rav4 of Toyota is expected to apply the hybrid system concept, so buyers cannot anticipate less for its design and competence. The 2017 model will get a contented design by means of a powerful effectiveness. It may consist of an electric power to increase the efficiency of its powertrain, which will make it the greatest vehicle in its class.
2017 Toyota Rav4 Changes
For the model year 2017, the Japanese automaker is not going to offer any major change to the external design of the models of the next-gen Rav4, but they will get the essential latest styling to get a more modern external look. Although the new crossover will be introduced all over the world, its main market target is the American and Canadian market. It will be launched with six well-known trims, such as LE, which is the base model, XLE Hybrid, XLE, SE, Limited Hybrid and Limited. Set of wheels will start from the cheapest one, from steel with the diameter of 17 inches, next ones are 17-inch alloy wheels than 18 inches aluminum wheels and creme de la creme at the end SuperChrome 18-inch alloy wheels. Optionally you can choose any type you want from the offer.
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Depend on trim, level of equipment is different. The Toyota Rav4 2017 starts from simple things than more luxuries, but all as standard for required model There is many things on offer, some of them are:
LED mist lights,
a privacy glass at the back,
a height-regulating power-controlled lift gate
a sport-adjusted suspension system,
LED external illumination,
Back view mechanical-diffusing mirror.
Chrome dressed outside trim.
The new 2017 Rav4 colors will be in eight options(probably 2 more), such as:
Silver Sky Metallic.
Barcelona Red Metallic.
Black Currant Metallic.
Electric Storm Blue.
Magnetic Gray Metallic.
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The new Toyota Rav4 2017 will have 181.1 inches of its body length, 72.6 inches in its body width, and 65.9 inches as its overall height and the wheelbase of 104.7 inches. Body weight will be about 3678 pounds.
The front suspension comes with self-regulating strut system from MacPherson with a stabilizer bar and the hydraulic shock absorbers. At the back, the suspension system should be old/new the twin-wishbone type with coil springs, tracking arms, a stabilizer bar, and hydraulic shock absorbers.
When comes to the braking system, the new vehicle will be outfitted with the power-controlled aerated disc brakes and rock-solid disc brakes in the front and at the back, attached with the Star Safety System.
All-new Toyota Rav4 2017 Interior
The cabin of the 2017 Toyota Rav4 will have a bunch of equipment, however, it will all depend on each trim and price of the vehicle. Furthermore, each model will be more spacious and comfortable, and will be crammed with the latest technological features. Accordingly,
All standard features available will include:
Supplementary auditory jack.
Compact Disc player.
Adjustable sail control.
Blind spot monitoring incorporation.
Latest air conditioning system.
A latest stereo system with six powerful speakers.
Height-regulating seat for the driver.
Bluetooth acoustic and Smartphone connectivity.
Touch-screen interfaces with the size of 6.1 inches.
Incorporation of Smartphone app.
High Definition and satellite radio.
Navigation system with the Scout GPS Link.
Siri Eyes Free for iPhones.
60:40-dividable rolling and the folding seat at the back row.
2017 Toyota Rav4 Interior
More expensive models will be offered with bolstered seats in the front, double-zone automatic climate control, and with a leather-enclosed steering wheel as standard inside features.
Some of the upgraded interiors feature available with the SE model include:
Start and access without keys.
Back cross-traffic caution system.
Blind spot monitoring system.
Heated front seats.
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When comes to the availability of standard inside features in the Limited model, it comes with some extra features, such as incorporation of Smartphone app, adjustable sail control. Also, there are the latest direction-finding system, and an infotainment system with the screen of size seven inches.
All Toyota Rav4 2017 trims will have the 2.5-liter capacity DOHC dual VVT-i power unit with four cylinders. It have 176 horsepower @ 6000 RPM and torque of 172 pounds per foot @ 4100 RPM. Better acceleration is attained through this powertrain, and all models reach the velocity of 60 mph from the static mode within 8.4 seconds and get the maximum velocity of 108 mph. New Japanese SUV will use the same transmission system of the current Rav4, which will be a six-velocity mechanical gearbox system. Gas mileage on new 2017 Rav4 for the city-24 mpg, highway-31 mpg/combined mileage-26 mpg.
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When come to the powertrain options of the new 2017 Toyota Rav4 hybrid variants, the Limited and the XLE Hybrid trims will be operated by the same hybrid engine of the current Rav4. These models also have the same 4-cylinder 2.5-liter engine and two electric motors. Those additional engines give a bit more power, so in combination, the hybrid gets 192 horses and 206 lbs per foot of torque. This combination pulls acceleration from 0-60 mph in less than 8.1 seconds.
When comes to gas mileage, the 2017 Rav4 hybrid offers the city-31 mpg, highway-34 mpg and combined mileage of 33 mpg.
The new Rav4 2017 towing capability is 1500 pounds. This time, 101 cubic feet will be the passenger volume and 38.0 cubic feet will be the cargo volume of the 2017 model Rav4.
Base cost and the date of release
The last quarter of 2016 is expected to be the estimated the release date of 2017 Toyota Rav4. Regarding pricing(estimated), for different trims price should be:
The LE – $26,000.
The XLE – $28,000.
The SE – $30,000.
The Limited model – $33,000.
The XLE Hybrid – $29,000.
The Limited Hybrid – $33,500.
Toyota Rav4 2017 Pictures