2015 Toyota Rav4, the small crossover is due for a redesign. 2015 Toyota Rav4 is expected to get a minor refresh as the body is current and the XA40 body was introduced into production as recently as 2013. 2015 Toyota Rav4 is sold as a short wheel base version (older models only) in many markets but in the US, it’s the long wheelbase version shown here that does the job. Read on for more…
2015 Toyota Rav4 exterior redesign:
2015 Toyota Rav4 is a modern smart urban design, the body is monocoque, sculpted in line with the current looks of Toyota vehicles. The 2015 Toyota Rav4 has a matte black plastic lower body styling to prevent scratches and splashes to spoil the car when doing a cross country trip. The rear tailgate on the 2015 Toyota Rav4 has pronounced tail lamps and the door handle that give the car a unique and nice looking boot. 2015 Toyota Rav4 has a tail gate hold feature, just hold the tail gate to the position you want it to open every time and press the hold key on the remote for a few seconds and after you hear a beep, you’re done. Now the tail gate will open to the set position automatically every time you open it from inside or outside the 2015 Toyota Rav4. If you choose the 2015 Toyota Rav4 Limited, you’ll get a power liftgate with jam protection that even offers this height adjustment feature. The changes and redesign of this car may see updated bumpers, tail lamp and headlamp elements like turn signals being relocated, fog lamp inserts may change and so may the available alloy wheel designs. The SUV will continue to feature chrome-accented grille, projector-beam headlights and Daytime Running Lights, with the limited edition carrying auto headlamp on/off function. The vehicle returns an MPG of 22/29
2015 Toyota Rav4 interiors
2015 Toyota Rav4 although being an entry level crossover, does not disappoint in terms of internal equipment, there is a dual zone climate control which can keep you warm and your co passenger cool at the same time. The front seats are adjustable and if you go with the limited version, you get 8 way power adjustment and memory function which also includes power lumbar support. 2015 Toyota RAV4 also features rear reclining seats, Smart key system and steering mounted controls that integrate controls for audio, Bluetooth and multi information display system. The Steering is tilt/telescopic adjustable. Safety features include Bling spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning and Automatic high beam systems with the limited edition. The central touch screen infotainment system provides Bluetooth, navigation, audio and radio/cd/dvd functions. There is space for bottles and mugs to make it comfortable for daily grind. The vehicle has a star safety system which is pretty much standard across models at Toyota now. The star safety system is variant/trim dependent though.
2015 Toyota Rav4 Engine/Transmission
2015 Toyota Rav4 is powered by a 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve with Dual VVT-i pushing out 176 hp @ 6000 rpm with 172 lb.-ft. torque @ 4100 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6 speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. The drivetrain is FWD with Dynamic torque control in AWD models only.
2015 Toyota Rav4 release date & Price
2015 Toyota Rav4 is expected during this year, and exact dates are not yet known, the model has not been announced yet. As this will be a minor face lift, you may choose to buy the existing vehicle if you are in a hurry as prices will remain much like in the current range of US $23500-$29000 depending upon trim and optional equipment (ballpark).
(current version shown, 2015 Toyota Rav4 is a minor update and may not look much different)
Over to you:
What is your take on the 2015 Toyota Rav4? Do share your comments please.
- 2015 Toyota Rav4 is a good small family crossover
- Attractive package in it’s price range
- Star safety package for limited ed.
- high on MPG