2017 Toyota RAV4: The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is a compact sport-utility crossover, and it gains two new trim levels for 2017. Set to compete with the Ford Escape, Mazda CX-5, and Nissan Rogue, the RAV4 also gains new standard safety features and offers a hybrid variant.
The RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that makes 176 horsepower and pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission. It's available with front- or all-wheel drive. The hybrid model pairs a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor for a combined 194 system horsepower, and it uses a continuously-variable automatic transmission (CVT) and is all-wheel drive only. EPA-estimated fuel economy on the gas model ranges from 22 mpg city to 30 mpg highway, depending on trim, while the hybrid is listed at 34/30.
The gas-powered model is available in five trims (LE, XLE, SE, Limited, and Platinum) while the hybrid is offered in three (XLE, SE, and Limited). Available features include fog lamps, power moonroof, air conditioning, navigation, Bluetooth, USB, satellite radio, heated front seats, and heated steering wheel.
Available safety features include rear-view camera, 360-degree camera, pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane-departure alert, radar cruise control, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, stability control, traction control, anti-lock brakes, and dual-front, front-side, driver-knee, passenger-seat-cushion and side-curtain airbags.
The base price for the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is $24,910, not including dealer and destination fees.
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