The hybrid version of the RAV4 will have a 2.5-litre petrol engine mated to the usual Toyota electric setup - only this time the vehicle features a second electric motor powering the rear wheels, allowing the hybrid version to offer four-wheel drive for the first time. Unlike with the Auris that was revealed at the Geneva motor show, we've also had a look at the interior of the new auto, which shows off an angular theme to the dashboard that was introduced with the smaller C-HR SUV. Entry-level models can be optioned with the carryover AWD system, hybrids are available with AWD-i, and a new-to-Toyota dynamic torque vectoring AWD, which will be standard on Limited gasoline models and Adventure grade RAV4s. RAV4's new look can best be described as a sophisticated convergence of the new Camry and Toyota truck design, which is intriguing.
The robust styling of the new RAV4 expresses the strong and capable qualities that define Toyota's approach to the latest iteration of the world's best-selling SUV, notably higher ground clearance and a wider stance.
Toyota alleges the new RAV4 will boast best-in-class fuel economy and improved driving dynamics.. It can send up to 50 percent of the available torque to the rear axle and even distribute it to the left and right rear wheel to improve handling. Arrives in the United Kingdom in 2019.
Powering the new RAV4 is a choice of either a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine or a hybrid powertrain based off the same engine.
The all-new model is the fifth-generation model of the RAV4, and for the first time it will be offered with a hybrid drivetrain in Australia.
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When it begins selling later this year, the 2019 RAV4 will be offered in five versions for the ICE engine and four for the hybrid.
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Wi-Fi, Alexa integration and AppleCar play are all standard with the updated Entune infotainment system, and an 800-watt JBL sound system will be an option. It comes with piano-black exterior accents on the fender arches and mirror caps, lower rockers and the front end, as well as a 2-tone paint scheme with a standard black roof.
The new RAV4 also comes standard with Toyota's TSS 2.0, which has advanced features like pre-collision warning with pedestrian detection, radar cruise control, lane departure warning with steer assist, automatic high beams, lane tracing assist and road sign assist.
The 2019 Corolla Hatchback goes on sale this summer, and pricing should be revealed a bit closer to its appearance in dealers.