2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Specs & Features
Did you know that Toyota’s RAV4 model was actually the very first compact sport utility vehicle ever introduced? Today the compact SUV segment is huge, and now there are even smaller segments like the subcompact crossover class. None of it would’ve been possible without the introduction of the RAV4. Similarly, Toyota was the first brand to introduce hybrid technology when they released the Toyota Prius years ago. For the 2016 model year they brought these two innovations together to introduce the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and we thought we’d take a closer look at some of the specs & features that make it great to remind you of why it would be a good choice!
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“With the joining of two pioneering concepts that changed the automotive landscape, we’ve created the ultimate RAV4 line-up. By delivering on our promise of exceptional fuel efficiency, performance and design, we’re shifting people’s perceptions about hybrid cars and proving they really can have it all when purchasing a vehicle.”
– Larry Hutchinson, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc.
Key Specifications of the ’16 RAV4 Hybrid
Without a doubt, the most important feature to be found in, well any hybrid vehicle, is the fuel efficiency. Hybrid vehicles are built to be efficient, to be green cars that not only save your wallet but the environment as well. The brand-new 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid operates on a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine tethered to high-torque electric motors. These things combine to deliver the best city and combined fuel efficiency ratings in its segment: 6.9 l/100km through city streets, and 7.2 l/100km combined.
Key Features of the ’16 RAV4 Hybrid
When it comes to key features in any vehicle, a certain field can be difficult to come up with. What’s important varies from driver to driver, but the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is packed bumper to bumper with great features whether enhancing the entertainment, convenience, safety and many other aspects of the vehicle. Perhaps in this day and age, however, safety features are the most important. Packed with at least 8 airbags – possibly more, depending on the trim level – and driver-assistive safety features like Rear Cross Traffic Alert, the RAV4 Hybrid definitely measures up to the safety standards of today’s market.
If you’d like to know anything else in particular about the new RAV4 Hybrid model, don’t hesitate to give us a call. It is currently already available right here at Wheaton Toyota on the Trail, so you can feel free to schedule a test drive right here on our website as well.