Toyota's 2019 RAV4 enters its fifth generation as a more powerful and fuel efficient compact SUV that will go on sale in December with a retail price of $25,500, excluding delivery fees, that's $840 more than the outgoing model. The RAV4 Hybrid will arrive in late March starting at $27,700.
Toyota will offer five gasoline-powered RAV4s and four synchronous-motor hybrids. The front-wheel-drive gasoline RAV4 retails for $25,500 for LE; $27,300 for XLE; $29,500 for XLE Premium; and $33,500 for Limited. The all-wheel-model comes in an Adventure model that starts at $32,900. The RAV4 Hybrid will retail for $27,700 for LE, $29,500 for XLE; $33,700 for XSE HV; and $35,700 for Limited. Prices don't include a delivery fee of $1,045.
The gasoline model is powered by a new Dynamic Force 2.5-liter inline-four cylinder engine with variable valve technology (VVT-iE) that's mated to an eight-speed Direct-Shift automatic transmission. The hybrid model adds Toyota's hybrid system (THS II) that's paired with an electronically controlled CVT (continuously variable transmission).
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet