2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review – The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport has been spotted testing in public for the first time and in the process has shown a more aggressive and rugged appearance.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review
2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review massively popular Toyota RAV4 Sport gets a complete redo for 2019, highlighted by new exterior styling, more claimed off-road abilities, and a supposedly quieter cabin. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Specs. The fifth-generation Toyota RAV4 Sport was unveiled at the 2018 New York Auto Show.
The Toyota RAV4 Sport has held down a spot in Toyota’s lineup since the mid-1990s, continuously evolving from a basic car-based SUV to fuel-efficient hybrid models now packed full of standard safety equipment. The Toyota RAV4 Sport is slotted just above the pseudo-SUV Toyota C-HR in the company’s SUV lineup, with nimbler handling and better fuel economy than the trucklike 4Runner or family-friendly Highlander.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Engine
2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review the standard powertrain remains a 2.5-liter four cylinder matched with an eight-speed automatic. Horsepower and fuel-economy estimates were not disclosed. The last hybrid model we tested returned a stellar 31 mpg overall.
Those looking to combine green-minded fuel efficiency with a sporty flair can settle on the new Toyota RAV4 Sport trim, which gets special styling inside and out as well as a sport-tuned suspension. Toyota Review says the new model will offer a Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive with Rear Driveline Disconnect system that will “send 50 percent of engine torque to the rear wheels, plus distribute it to the left or right rear wheel for improved handling.” The rear disconnect system is supposed to improve fuel economy when all-wheel drive isn’t needed.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Exterior
Toyota says the new 2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review is lower and wider than the outgoing model. It has a longer wheelbase and shorter front and rear overhangs to help with off-road adventures. Toyota says it followed a philosophy of “Adventure and Refined” for the exterior design, bringing both off-roader cues and a touch of extra polish to the esthetic. That includes more of a SUV-like appearance for the proportions, as well as top of the line details like chrome trim. In terms of objective changes, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport brings improved aerodynamics, while the latest Toyota Next-Generation Architecture under the body panels gives it new exterior dimensions.
While still considered a compact, the stance is now lower and wider than before, while the wheelbase has been extended as well. Viewed head on, the Toyota RAV4 Sport a more angular, defined nose, with tons of little details making up the fascia. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Release And Rumors. The headlights are aimed towards the front fenders, while a hexagonal central intake is bisected by black divider lines. Further black detailing is found in the lower half of the bumper, while a silver skid plate protects the chin.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Interior
2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review new, simplified design for the cabin layout Wireless phone charger option More room for those on the rear bench Lots of optional equipment Entune 3.0 infotainment platform Standard 7.0-inch touchscreen, optional 8.0-incher Unique colors and equipment for each trim level Latest Toyota’s Safety Sense 2.0 tech suite Available Digital Display Rearview Mirror. To match the fresh esthetic outside, Toyota also put in work revamping the interior of the Toyota RAV4 Sport, giving it a more streamlined and elegant appearance, replete with plenty of techy details to boot.
The central tunnel is simplified thanks to a repositioned electronic parking brake, which was moved to provide easier access to its operation and a cleaner esthetic without the bulky hand lever. The console was also made larger, while side-by-side cup holders are mounted just ahead of the arm rest. Just ahead of the shifter is an open tray that can hold miscellaneous items. This spot can also come equipped with a Qi wireless phone charger. Higher up in the center stack there are horizontal controls for the HVAC system. In conjunction with the new layout, the cabin space also comes with new dimensions. For example, in the rear, passengers get more room in the sides and more legroom as well.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Release Date and Price
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Sport Review will arrive in dealers towards the end of 2018 in gas-only form, while the hybrid model will drop in early 2019. Pricing is thus far unannounced, however it’ll likely slot in at the same spot as the current generation, which starts at $24,510. The current Hybrid model starts at $27,235.