Continuing the Toyota RAV4 series, the 2018 version is expected to feature a prodigious amount of second-to-none, new features. In retrospect, RAV4 laid the groundwork for current SUVs in 1990 when they first launched their first model in the lineup. And since then, they have been retouching and re-tweaking all their releases, most of which have successfully managed to place them at the top as far as the SUV segment is concerned.
Like all the previous releases, the new RAV4 will be banking on versatility as its core selling point.
Changes and Design
Last updated in 2013, the new version is expected to have a limited number of modifications on its exterior, but a heavy lean towards color variations. That’s to say users of the 2018 model will have a wide range of colors to choose from while on prowl for one. To make the car easy to drive and somehow safer, the update will also have to feature a payload lift gate.
Then there will be some creased body works to enhance the modern style. black 18-in. alloy wheels, alongside a paddled surface in plastic, fog lights, a Tow Prep Package, and French stitched seams are a must-have on panels and seats.
New 2018 RAV4 model was presented on 2017 Chicago Auto Show. It has a new headlights, and new front style, and Toyota hope that they will catch attention of active young families, with Adventure in five colors. Competitors are 2019 Forester, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue.
The car’s seats will all be covered in softex faux leather. As for special features, the car is expected to feature a power driver seat and a heated front seat as well. Toyota has hinted that they will be selling the car in both four-wheel and two-wheel drive versions, with a number of other variations made on the engine.
The back seat is expected to be foldable, to provide more space which should add to the 73 cubic mm of the space at the back. In other words, the car will be incredibly stylish and comfortable.
The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine producing 176hp and a torque of 172 lb-ft – non-hybrid. Nothing is expected to change on the transmission, so the model is likely to have the same 6-speed automatic as its predecessor. As for the fuel economy, there vehicle will be covering 29mpg on the highway and 22mpg on the city—same as the previous versions.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure Price
No price quote has been officially assigned from Toyota till this article is written, but we found rumor on car and driver that Toyota will put RAV4 Adventure price between RAV4 LE and RAV4 SE, so you can expect the RAV4 Adventure to have starting price of $30,000.
2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure when it goes on sale in September.