2017 Toyota RAV4 Specifications, Release Date and Price

It might be a bit too early to talk about the new 2017 Toyota RAV4, but speculations about the next-generation RAV4 already emerged around the websites. The updates will be a mid-cycle refresh, so don’t expect some drastic changes from the previous models. Interior will get some technical and aesthetic improvements while new engine options is possible.

2017 Toyota RAV4 SUV Black Color

2017 Toyota RAV4 Exterior

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 will have several refreshments outside the bodywork. Besides that, the manufacturer will make the car come with new modification. On the front end, it will have restyled headlights, new grille and also bolder bumper. This car is going to be more aggressive even elegant with the presence of these new materials. And these materials are taken from the concept of Toyota CH-R. In the other way, the manufacturer will is expected to modify the car available stronger. It will decrease the fuel usage. Some weights will be added as well. 2017 Toyota RAV4 is going to have the known-well design by requiring completely several parts of its body. In the future, this car will appear more fabulous and also masculine. About the interior, the different design will be in its cabin. However, there are no more features revealed in this case. Hopefully, the manufacturer brings sooner the detailed equipments for 2017 Toyota RAV4.

2017 Toyota RAV4 SUV Redesign Side View

2017 Toyota RAV4 Interior

The interior will also be improved. If the rumors about the cabin improvements are true, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 might have a completely redesigned interior. Our opinion is that the automaker won’t go that far with a mid-cycle update. The interior might be significantly updated with numerous improvements and even slightly changed style, but the total redesign will probably have to wait for the next-gen model. However, we should be cautious about this, since Toyota can surprise us and improve the SUV by a drastically redesigned interior. As we heard, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 will also have improved safety. Currently, there’s nothing more elaborate about this topic, so we have to wait to find out what kind of safety improvements they’ve made.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Interior Design and Dashboard Panels

2017 Toyota RAV4 Powertrain

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 will come with two engine options. The first engine will be the 2.5-liter four-cylinder mill, which generates 176 horsepower. This engine was also used for the 2015 model. The second engine will be completely new. Its use is yet to be announced, but some sources are quite convinced that it will find its way to the SUV’s hood. That’s the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder mill that can generate 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Notice two things about this engine. Firstly, it is significantly more powerful than the current one; this means it will provide significantly better performance, of course. Secondly, the engine displacement is smaller, meaning it should come with slightly better fuel economy. Hopefully, this engine will be used for the 2017 model since the current one is not quite impressive. The more powerful unit would surely make the new RAV4 more competent and interesting to the audience: this way it would come with excellent style, fantastic gadgets and design and impressive performance – simply put, it would have it all to be a fierce competition to other SUVs on the market. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 should keep its current transmission and drive modes, meaning it would come with a six-speed automatic gearbox, a FWD as standard and an optional all-wheel drive.

2017 Toyota RAV4 SUV Facelift Rear Side Black Color

2017 Toyota RAV4 Release Date and Price

Expect the 2017 Toyota RAV4 to be introduced sometime in 2016 as 2017 model year. The new RAV4 will cost around $30,000 which is higher than the previous models. That’s all we can tell for you right now, keep coming back here for more future updates.

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