Year after year, Toyota has made every RAV4 model better than the last, and the trend continues for 2017. With a number of enhancements as well as new features and options, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 continues its reign as a front runner of the compact SUV class and a top vehicle option for drivers in San Diego, Kearny Mesa, and El Cajon.
So what’s new for the 2017 Toyota RAV4? Read this review provided by Toyota San Diego to find out.
2017 Toyota RAV4 Fuel Economy
The 2017 Toyota RAV4 continues its reputation of being one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs on the market. Its 176-horsepower 2.5L I-4 engine works with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence to deliver an EPA-estimated 30 mpg highway.
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid returns for the 2017 lineup as well. It’s powered by a 2.5L I-4 engine and an electric motor. Together, the hybrid powertrain produces 194 horsepower and up to an EPA-estimated 34 mpg city.
Best of all, both the gas-powered and hybrid versions of the Toyota RAV4 offer available all-wheel drive and Driver Selectable Modes to boost performance capabilities without affecting efficiency.
New Safety Features for the 2017 RAV4
The 2017 Toyota RAV4 now comes with standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P, an active safety package that includes the following safety technologies:
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
- Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Automatic High-Beams
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
These comprehensive features work together to ensure your safety. They monitor your driving patterns and surroundings and help you stay aware while behind the wheel. Plus, they’ll activate the brakes as needed to help prevent accidents and collisions when traveling through El Cajon, Kearny Mesa, and San Diego.
Interior Space and Luxuries
The overall design of the 2017 RAV4 is essentially the same as the previous model year, so it still has ample legroom in both rows of seats and a maximum cargo volume of 73.4 cubic feet.
Interior luxuries have carried over as well. It’s equipped with available Entune™ Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite and includes Siri® Eyes Free for convenience and entertainment. Plus, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 can still keep you comfortable and cozy with available heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver’s seat with lumbar support, and a dual zone automatic climate control system.
2017 Toyota RAV4 Platinum
If you’re looking for an SUV with even more luxuries, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Platinum is for you. It’s a brand new trim option for the 2017 gas-powered RAV4 lineup. Designed to deliver a top-of-the-line experience, this trim is the most luxurious 2017 RAV4 available.
On top of all the premium features available, the latest RAV4 is equipped with a number of exclusive amenities, like a hands-free, a foot-activated power liftgate, and a heated steering wheel.
An upgraded Smart Key System is standard for the 2017 RAV4 Platinum as well. This allows you to open and lock every door, including the tailgate, just by touching a lock sensor on the door handles.
Check Out the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Today!
The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is perfect for commuters, families, and every driver in between.
Best of all, it’s now available at Toyota San Diego! Experience all of its advanced features, performance, and enhancements and schedule your test drive for the 2017 Toyota RAV4 today!