The 2018 Toyota RAV4 will be the next model of one of the most popular crossovers that Japanese company produced. Its reliability and off-road performance, in the mix with excellent fuel consumption and styling, make buyers choose this SUV in large offer. Mid-size segment has many models, including top vehicles from Honda, Ford and German carmakers, BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz, so it is hard to compete all of these companies. Not that Toyota is managing to battle, but also set some standard in automotive industry, and some changes on the new RAV4 could be a breakthrough.
2018 Toyota RAV4 engine
Four-cylinder drivetrain will propel 2018 Toyota RAV4. This 2.5-l engine is very effective, and it is not strange why is so popular. However, company another option, which should take place in US built vehicles. It is 1.5-l 4-cylinder engine which was developed in cooperation with BMW. Transmission is certain with 6-speed gearbox waiting for engineers to decide which unit is taking place under the hood of the new RAV4. Predictions are that combo can produce around 200 horses. Less likely information is that crossover is going to share the engine with new Prius, which means 2018 RAV4 could be hybrid model.
2018 Toyota RAV4 redesign
Over the time, RAV4 became one of the leaders in mid-size crossover range. That didn’t happen just because of excellent specs, but also design. New 2018 Toyota RAV4 will be built on the same platform, launched back in 2013 when the last big refresh and redesign was made. However, upcoming model is going to get few modifications on its look. Probably on headlights and bumper, while grille is not going to be changed a lot. Interior is getting slightly much attention. More metal is used for decoration and infotainment system is revisited, and renewed. For 2018 RAV4, it is much easier to use.
2018 Toyota RAV4 price
As a part of mid-cycle refreshment, 2018 Toyota RAV4 won’t suffer radical changes, which could be felt on its price. Finally, experts said that vehicle with mentioned specifications should cost around $25,000. Similar price hangs on current lineup, so these words have backing.