Japanese manufacturer prepares some novelties for 2018 Toyota RAV4. This small SUV is in production for 23 years. During this period, we have seen four generations of it. The current model is present since 2013, and it already received first update for the 2016 model year. We saw some new exterior details, and also several new things inside. For this upcoming update, we will also see some important new things. The company will offer a completely new trim, called Adventure. This new variant will be some kind of more off-road version of this small SUV. It will come with higher ground clearance, bigger wheels, and some new visual details. It will also come with many new details inside. We expect 2018 RAV4 to arrive later in the year.
2018 Toyota RAV4 redesign
As we already mentioned, 2018 Toyota RAV4 will come with several novelties. This small SUV will get another, completely new trim, called Adventure. This model will come with several unique details, compared to existing trims. First of all, it will feature a little bit higher suspension, which will provide more ground clearance. Also, we will see new 18-wheels and a special lower-body cladding. Inside, 2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure will come with special trim panels, leather around shift knob, power outlet in cargo area etc. This special trim will be offered exclusively in five color options. Those finishes are Black, Grey, Red, Silver, and White. The existing five trims (LE, XLE, SE, Limited and Platinum) will continue in the pretty much same manner, although we could see some smaller rearrangement in terms of standard features.
2018 Toyota RAV4 engines
This small SUV is available all over the world, so there are various engine options in the offer. When it comes to gasoline units, there are two engines. Depending on the market, there are 2.0-liter and 2.5-liter units, with 150 and 176 horsepower, and 144 and 176 pound-feet of torque, respectively. There are also two diesel units in the offer. A smaller one, 2.0-liter engine is good for about 122 horses and 229 pound-feet of torque. On the other side, 2.2-liter unit has a max output of 150 horses and 250 pound-feet of torque. Finally, there will be a hybrid version of 2018 Toyota RAV4, which will feature a 2.5-liter gasoline engine plus an electric motor, with a total output of 195 horsepower and 206 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Toyota RAV4 release date and price
The 2018 Toyota RAV4 will come later this year. It will feature a base price around 25.000 dollars.