2018 Toyota RAV4 Model Review

23/30  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
8.3  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
73.4  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Toyota RAV4?

The 2018 Toyota RAV4 turns the adventure into an everyday affair whether you head to work on the weekday or to the hills on the weekend. For the current model, it adds the Adventure trim, which includes a Tow Prep package, among other amenities. Other updated features for the year include optional power-operated and heated front seats for trims with cloth upholstery and a heated steering wheel.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Interior

Technically Advanced Lineup

The following trims are available for the 2018 Toyota RAV4:

LE: Even at this entry level, you get a backup camera, the Entune Audio Multimedia Bundle with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, hands-free wireless technology and cruise control.

XLE: With dual-zone automatic climate control, you and your front passenger can set your own comfort levels. A power tilt-and-slide moonroof brings in a rush of fresh air.

Adventure: This new trim increases the ride height, adds 18-inch alloy wheels, colors the headlight bezels and fog light surrounds black, and puts a 120-volt outlet in the cargo area.

SE: To maximize the durability of the projector-beam headlights and Daytime Running Lights, LED brighten the way. Making gear shifts more convenient are the paddle shifters that are mounted on the steering wheels.

Limited: The shift lever gets leather trim and the 8-way power-adjustable driver seat gets memory so you can instantly recall your settings. Entune Audio includes apps like OpenTable for restaurant reservations and Pandora for music.

Platinum: The Smart Key System on all doors lets you unlock the vehicle while keeping the keys in your pocket. You'll see all around the vehicle with the virtual top-down perspective of the Bird's Eye View Camera, which combines views from multiple cameras.

Great Performance On or Off-Road

2018 Toyota RAV4 MufflerAll trims can use one of the following two engine types for the 2018 Toyota RAV4 except for the Adventure and Platinum trims, which only rely on gasoline power plants. With the gas model, expect up to 176 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque from the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that comes with Dual Overhead Cams as well as Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence. Towing capacity reaches 1,500 lbs. with an EPA-estimated 30 MPG on the highway and 23 MPG in the city, thanks to the 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission. The hybrid combines the advantages of a gasoline engine, a battery, and electric motor, the hybrid models give you up to 34 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway with an assist from Continuously Variable Transmission. The energy monitor and a distinctive gauge cluster help you track how the system is working so you can gain up to 194 net horsepower.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Safety

2018 Toyota RAV4 Rear

Toyota Safety Sense™ suite consists of several protective features. Dynamic Radar Cruise Control maintains a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front using the speed you set. It automatically slows down your RAV4 when traffic slows and speeds up when traffic picks up. Automatic High Beams let you keep your headlights on high and automatically switch them to low when other vehicles approach. The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection warns you when you're about to hit either a vehicle or a person. Helping you to prevent an accident is Brake Assist. Lane Departure Alert lets you know if you start wandering out of your lane with Steering Assist keeping you on the right path by nudging the steering wheel.

If these exciting features make you want to own a 2018 Toyota RAV4, then take one for a test drive by coming to Toyota of Dallas today.

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