2016 Toyota RAV4 review, turbo, changes

Toyota Rav4 is a well known SUV which is mainly intended for people who enjoy riding on a comfortable and a high class car too. This model is specially designed to enhance higher visibility, to manage fuel consumption and to offer a spacious cargo room among other key requirements. For this upcoming car to offer maximum comfort and class, the new 2016 Toyota RAV4 shall be offered in a number of designs and color which include metallic grey and black. Car enthusiasts who understand more about class will be perplexed by the features in the upcoming Toyota Rav4. Its wheels are said to be the electrifying 17 inch while its lighting will be improved greatly. The side mirrors shall be operated manually and also electrically. Apart from the four wheel drive which the Rav4 is known for, there will also be a front wheel drive. Similarly, its GPS and alarm systems will be greatly improved.

2016 Toyota RAV4 front


The last release of a Toyota RAV4 took place in 2013. This three year break is not so long as far as redesigning this car is concerned. However, some obvious modifications will take place in order to keep the 2016 Toyota RAV4 at a distance from its predecessor. One of those much needed modifications will be in introduction of new body colors. Another modification would be updating of its payload lift gate which would make driving much simpler and safer. Again, 2016 Toyota RAV4 is expected to come in a creased body work to make it look more stylish. As mentioned, the 17 inch alloy wheels are also rumored to be put in place in addition to beautiful fog lights.


Its seats shall be covered with faux leather, a material which is still favorable despite it being synthetic. Faux leather is still the innovative charm of authentic leather. This car’s entire interior from the front to the interior will be made out of first-class materials. It will come in plastic padded surfaces while its seats and panels shall be stitched using the attractive French seams. The 2016 Toyota RAV4 will also acquire the heated front seats which will bring in extra relaxation. All its seats will also have a folding mechanism which will enable its users to create more luggage space. Some of the expected features in the 2016 RAV4 include quality infotainment system, sufficient airbags, rear view camera, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring features, tilt telescopic steering wheel, traction and stability control, emergency brake assist and brake force electronic distribution among others.

2016 Toyota RAV4 interior


The 2016 Toyota RAV4 will acquire a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine which generates 176 horsepower with a torque of 172 lb feet of torque. Its transmission is said to remain the same as that in the current model, which is a six speed automatic. Its EPA fuel economy is being rated at 29 mpg on the highway and 22 mpg within the city and it is also similar to that of the previous version.

2016 Toyota RAV4 rear

2016 Toyota RAV4: Release Date, Price and Competitors

2016 Toyota Rav4 is expected to be released in mid 2015 but it will be a 2016 model. It is most likely to be released during the upcoming Detroit Auto Show which will take place in 2015. In terms of its price, no exact amount has been set. However, it is expected to cost from $ 30 000 to $ 50 000. If these prices will be the actual ones, then its cost shall be fair considering the remarkable features which are expected in the 2016 Toyota RAV4. Competitors of new model on market will be:  Mazda CX-5 and Subaru Forester.

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