It is expected that 2015 Toyota Rav4 will come with changes although not entirely, given that it’s compact SUV model for 2013 was just redesigned. The changes that are expected would be slightly in the styling in terms of interior space, cabin materials, and wheel designs and trim details. Other expected changes would be in the mechanical strengths, fuel economy, and other features like the Entune Infotainment System and other technology packages.
Style – Exterior and Interior
The 2015 Toyota Rav4 exterior features will be look like the 2013 redesigned model with a creased body and a standard payload lift gate. The look will be similar to that of its competitors that have Euro-look like Ford Escape, Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson, Mazda CX-5, and Nissan Rogue among others. It is anticipated that its LE base and XLE volume will be maintained with its trim and tire styles that has the various good looks.
On the interior, the model will have a large space including a large rear seat space. The monitor will be maintained 6.1 inches that is perfect for sound and the navigation show system. The cabin materials are expected to be upgraded in quality having solid plastics that is padded and with seats having French-stitched seams.
The Engine and Power
The auto is expected to produce an equal power as the 2013 model of 179hp and 172 lb-ft torque. This means that the engine will be comparable to its previous 2013 model, which is four cylinders with 2.5 liter. The solitary transmission with shift-lever automobile six-speed that can be toggled for manual gear control will also be maintained.
Fuel Economy and battery
The auto is expected to have the same fuel economy as that of 2014 of 24/31/26 city/highway/together with front –wheel drive and 22/29/25 with AWD. RAV4 EV will continue to have a 154-horsepower battery-powered electric motor and the battery life depends on the charging setup and can be recharged in 5-6 hours or 44-52 times.
The performance of the auto is expected to be comparable with its 2014 counterpart but with a few upgraded features, it is expected to offer a better experience than its predecessors do.
2015 Toyota Rav4 Release Date and Price
The 2015 Toyota Rav4 is expected to be released in the fourth quarter of 2014. By this time, it will be displayed in showrooms for the buyers to recognize its full features and acquire it. The base prices are expected to range from $25,000 to $30,000 for the LE, $33,000 for the crammed AWD and $28,000 to $29,000 for the XLE.
In conclusion, this is in fact one of the best car models from Toyata that is both economical and environmental friendly.