The chassis still feels underwhelming, but most folks don't flog their crossovers the way we do. It can also tow up to 1,750 pounds, whereas the CR-V Hybrid is not recommended for towing of any kind. The gas engine produces 175-horsepower, while the two electric … XSE trims and above upgrade the 4.2-inch instrument cluster display to a 7.0-inch unit, and the infotainment screen to 8.0 inches. Does it have enough space for passengers and their stuff? Will it be expensive to maintain, insure, or repair? It's also decent off-road and much improved over its predecessor in that regard. Quicker and more efficient than gas RAV4s, RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid coming next year, Android Auto functionality added to infotainment systems, LE and XLE trims now include a SiriusXM satellite radio three-month trial, Limited trim now includes 11-speaker JBL premium audio. The RAV4 performs well in almost every IIHS safety evaluation. In a comparison with the Honda CR-V Hybrid, the Toyota just missed a first-place finish thanks in part to our well-equipped RAV4 XSE's high as-tested price, its lack of a power passenger seat, and a few innovative interior details where the Honda leaves the Toyota behind. 2020 Toyota RAV4 Redesign, Hybrid, Specs and Price, 15 Best 2020 New SUV Models Worth Waiting For, Best 5 Electric SUVs for 2021: Reviews and Photos, New 2020 Honda Element To Be More Dog Friendly, 2020 Ford Excursion Will Get A New Diesel Engine, New 2020 Honda Crosstour Expected To Arrive Next Year, 2022 Infiniti QX80 Production Will Start Next Year, 2021 Toyota 4Runner Gets a Redesign and New Engine, 2020 Jeep Cherokee Redesign, Specs, Trim Options, 2020 Ford Explorer caught camouflaged as the police interceptor. All in, it’s a terrific value, especially on lower and mid-level trims. This trim will add navigation and Apple CarPlay, temperature knobs and the climate control buttons just below the air vents.
Furthermore, with the higher trims, the buyers will get a bigger 8-inch infotainment system, automatic climate control and an increase in the safety department.
The interior dimensions are changed and the front row is now tighter, while rear-seat offers better and increased headroom and legroom. The first one gasoline will use a 2.5-liter engine that produces 203 HP. For the six crashworthiness evaluations, two front crash prevention tests, and child seat ease of use, Toyota's compact SUV earns the highest possible scores across the board.
The same technology is also there and headlight as the taillight will be powered with LED. This type of engine comes with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (CVT) that will reduce transmission losses by 25 percent compared to the current model. The LED reflector headlights standard on Hybrid LE and all non-hybrid RAV4s get a Marginal rating (the second-lowest rating).
Segment-best acceleration meets segment-best highway fuel economy in the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The MSRP of the previous 2019 Toyota RAV4 model has been $25,500. The interior of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 will get some refreshments. XLE models and above add blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. Ordered as such, the RAV4 Hybrid is a 2020 IIHS Top Safety Pick. Toyota has been selling hybrid RAV4s since the fourth-generation car for the 2016 model year, and the hybrid variant carried over with the model's full redesign for 2019. Are there any innovative design details? Scores can only be compared to other cars in the same class. The four-banger is a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated engine that makes 176 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque. In 2020 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD guise, I was behind the wheel of the second-most expensive RAV4 money could buy. The base RAV4 LE hybrid model features a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system that includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon Alexa, satellite radio, and Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities all standard. With the MotorTrend Fair Market Price (powered by IntelliChoice), get a better idea of what you’ll pay after negotiations including destination, taxes, and fees. Power from the electric motors amounts to 118 hp/149 lb-ft at the front wheels and 54 hp/89 lb-ft at the rears. However, the interior will see some refreshments this time and we can expect some technology upgrades. The gas engine produces 175-horsepower, while the two electric 200 horsepower output. Does the car offer impressive tech for its segment?