The fourth generation of the popular crossover 2018-2019 Toyota RAV4 to debut at the auto show Los Angeles in . New parted slightly in length and width, has a manly aggressive look, modern, 4-cylinder engine and intelligent four-wheel drive with Dynamic Torque Control system.
2018-2019 Toyota RAV4 exterior design is lined complex lines, conveys a sense of dynamism and boldness. If desired, you can find some similarities on the exterior crossover 2018-2019 Toyota competitors classmates, but before doing this it is important to understand that manufacturers are only adjusted to the current fashion trends of automotive design.
The new RAV4 is trying to be like a serious off-road vehicles, while having sports features and elaborate aerodynamics. The company says the use of high-strength steel, and a positive impact on the rigidity of the body, and on the weight of the car. Officials mentioned, that the weight saving of the chassis and body will add in RAV4 an extra helping of sound-proof materials. Another distinctive point: the back door of the Japanese crossover is now opened up and the spare tire “moved” under the luggage compartment floor.
Salon RAV4 from 2018-2019 Toyota
The interior has also changed significantly. Dashboard RAV4 company calls asymmetric and driver-oriented. All the main controls are within easy reach, and the lights Clear Blue interior provides a harmonious look in the dark and makes it easy to understand information dashboard.
The various “goodies” are dependent on the equipment level. For example, in the American version of the LE driver’s seat has six adjustments, the XLE grade already has front sports seats with improved lateral support, while the Limited seats have eight-position electric adjustment with memory (driver) and heated.
Standard on the 2018-2019 Toyota RAV4 established:
- Power windows;
- Daytime running lights with LEDs;
- Central locking;
- Infotainment system with 6.1-inch screen;
- Cruise control.
On XLE and Limited versions list complements the 2-zone climate control, electric sunroof, multimedia system with navigation, satellite radio and sonorous acoustics JBL GreenEdge Premium.
Engine 2018-2019 Toyota RAV4
For the US auto market in 2018-2019 Toyota RAV4 is available with the new 4-cylinder engine volume of 2.5 liters. Engine power equal to 176 l / s, the torque is 233 Nm. For other countries with powertrains possible options. The crossover has been tested by the US EPA and the Agency showed the following results of the fuel consumption: city – 9.8 track – 7.6; RAV4 AWD consumes a little more: 10.7 in the city and 8.1 liters of gasoline on the highway.
Former efficient V6 engine under the hood no longer appears. If the driver does not try to save fuel, you can safely use mode «S» 6-speed automatic gearbox Sequential Shift and enjoy sports driving.
Four-wheel drive and safety
torque distribution in the new 2018-2019 Toyota RAV4 with all-wheel drive conducts Dynamic Torque Control. The system provides instant torque transfer to the rear wheels. In Lock mode at low speeds “twist” the two axis of the vehicle, which is useful when driving on sand or mud. Automatic all-wheel drive mode turns on when reaching a speed of 40 km / h. In sport mode, the rear wheels to help the confident cornering – in this case, the system is guided by turning the steering wheel and sensor readings.
2018-2019 Toyota RAV4 LE has 17-inch wheels with steel rims have XLE size of the same, but casting and Limited flaunts 18-inch wheels. On security save is not the Japanese steel and equipped crossover eight airbags, ABS and stability control. The most expensive version was also a system to monitor the blind zones of the rear-view mirrors.