2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

As the US market can not get enough crossover automobiles, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is getting a do-over. The design is going to include its mid-cycle facelift which is offering the popular compact SUV design a competitive edge on the currently jam-packed segment. The design is including some large modifications in reality, even though it is a mid-cycle refresh and is preparing for the upcoming season. This is presently the Fourth generation of the RAV4 designs and it brings some brand-new elements to the popular brand.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

The styling additions are going to consist of a fully and freshly updated infotainment system, the styling is going to be modified a bit too, it likewise updates it security System and brought us good cars labeled and mannered,, and it likewise features updates to the sporty SE trim that also matches well throughout the lineup.

The sector in which the Toyota RAV4 2017 is competing in remains in its perpetuity high and a great deal of cars in fact need to get fresh new ideas in order to survive with other designs. The RAV4 revives the hybrid version this year as well, while the base remains the exact same engine wise however includes some small changes which are going to upgrade the fuel intake as well as address the efficiency concern.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

The powertrain issues have been reworked by imploring techniques generated the Toyota Prius design, so we understand that we are getting a fuel-conscientious vehicle when we talk about the RAV4 2017 model. When we point out that the primary competitors are Subaru Crosstrek and Mazda MX-5 we understand that the 2017 Toyota RAV4 has to up its ante to keep up with them. Keep reading and you will learn also more about the release date of the vehicle along with other specs.


The new 2017 Toyota RAV4 is getting a more traditional SUV-like look for its outside styling. The biggest amount of modifications were brought to the front fascia part of the automobile as every panel from hood to the raised nose and the bumper has actually been attended to. The design gets a greater stance and also has some slimmer headlamps to the front The lower side has a larger trapezoidal grille design now however it wraps around so it even further highlights the feeling of being huge.

A skid plate garnish present for all trim lines levels have it and the raised nose also continues into the high beltline and enchains the car's profile. The fenders and the rocker moldings have actually been altered as well and all trim levels utilize roofing system rails which was not the case before.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

The rear end complements the raised position of the vehicle and it was done by reshaping the taillights and replacing the black plastic molding colored body panels with the bumper. Backup lights have actually been placed in the lower corners of the bumper and it likewise features a rear skid plate which is a conventional extra. There are also 5 various designs of wheels utilized, and you can chose between the 17-inch steel devices, 17-inch alloys, and 18-inch alloys, depending load the trim level, 


As far as the interior dimensions 2017 Toyota RAV4 are worried, they remain the exact same. The seating capacity, cargo location and the interior volume are all the same, however the hybrid designs are going to minimize the cargo area a bit.

The dash has been renovated to include a better button setup and a different design. There are more difficult buttons and changes added and a great deal of them are incorporated with the infotainment system. You can utilize a 6.1-inch touchscreen as basic, however have the high-definition 6.1-inch touchscreen and 7-inch touchscreen as optional, while the XLE trim levels come with a brand-new multi-information 4.2-inch color display screen in the gauge cluster.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

All the trim levels of the Toyota RAV4 2017 included navigation, and Integrated Navigation is offered on greater trims while lower get Scout GPS Link app capability. Other features consist of the Home Link garage opener, Smart Secret and SiriusXM radio with a complimentary three-month trial membership. You can likewise make your choice in between an overall of 4 infotainment systems. The base level has the AM/FM/CD, Bluetooth, iPod connection, a USB 2.0 port, auxiliary mini-jack port, six-speaker audio,voice recognition,  and Siri Eyes Free. The Premium ones include Entune audio system with 11 speakers, eight channels, 576 watts of power, 2 6.69-inch subwoofers in the front,  a Hi8 amplifier and a single 7.48-inch subwoofer in the back.

The cabin also boasts with some prime products and soft-touch surface areas and upper trim levels can include padding on the upper door armrest. There is likewise LED lighting which is standard for all designs and is positioned at lower center console throughout with a 12-volt power outlet in the rear.


The updated variation of the Toyota RAV4 2017 is powered by a 2.5-liter, 16-valve four-cylinder engine, DOHC, . This is the design which is going to be confirmed at the release date of the car and there is not going to be an added powertrain alternative except the hybrid variation, Speaking of the hybrid, it uses use 2.5-liter four-cylinder, while the nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) battery and 2 electric motors. The base variation makes 176 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 172 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm and has FWD as conventional and AWD as optional. The EPA ratings are determined at 24 mpg city/31 mpg highway/26 mpg integrated for FWD models, and 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway/25 mpg integrated for AWD designs and the design can reach 0-60 mph in 6 seconds. You can move the power though a six-speed digitally controlled automated transmission.

When it comes to the hybrid Toyota RAV4 2017, it has an efficiency of 194 net horse power and 206 pound-feet of torque and the ability to accelerate to 0-60 miles per hour in simply 8.1 seconds. Naturally the fundamental part here is the fuel consumption which boils down to 34 mpg city/31 mpg highway/33 mpg combined.

Release date and price

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is going to get it release date next year, which pales it readily available at around February. Owning this vehicle would also suggest paying a cost of $25,750.