Equal parts sport and utility. Whether you decide on the 2018 RAV4 or the 2018 RAV4 Hybrid, it’s the well-equipped, sharp-looking, and impressively athletic choice.
A sharp front and rear bumper design is complemented by a sporty stance. But there’s function along with form. The body panels were honed to smooth out the airflow and the stabilizing fins and shark fin antenna reduce highway turbulence.
Road trips are a breeze with available 8-way power adjustable front bucket seats (available on FWD XLE, AWD LE, AWD XLE, AWD SE, and AWD Limited) that are heated and bolstered for comfort. Take advantage of available dual-zone climate control and available moonroof, and a rear fold-down armrest.
RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid include 60/40 split folding seats to enhance versatility and cargo capacity. Power back door (on XLE FWD/AWD, AWD Limited, and SE AWD/Hybrid) and hands- free power back door (on Limited Hybrid) help to provide convenient cargo access, while the tonneau cover helps to protect your belongings.
Driver and front passenger can set their desired temperature, and RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid’s available climate control system will automatically maintain it.
See the big picture with RAV4 AWD Limited’s Bird’s Eye View camera. The Perimeter Scan feature gives you live, rotating 360-degree views of your immediate surroundings when parked.
Navigation is available on RAV4 SE AWD and RAV4 SE Hybrid models or on the AWD Limited and Hybrid Limited, with its JBL 11-speaker audio system. It’s displayed on a 7” Touchscreen.
HSD seamlessly controls switching between the gas engine and electric battery power. Regenerative braking captures excess energy from applied brake pressure to recharge the RAV4 Hybrid’s battery - so that you never have to plug in. And Hybrid batteries, designed to last as long as the car, are covered by an 8 year/160,000 km warranty.
Different drive modes can help your RAV4 on different terrain. The modes can increase fuel efficiency, rely solely on the electric motor, or make for a sportier driving experience. EV, ECO, and ‘Normal’ are found on RAV4 Hybrid. Sport, ECO, and Normal are on RAV4.
Parked on a hill and afraid of rolling back? Hill Start Assist Control will help to maintain your position while you switch from Park to Drive.
Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) is designed to help protect drivers, passengers, people in other vehicles on the road, and pedestrians (TSS-P only). TSS is comprised of multi-feature active safety packages anchored by automated pre-collision warning and braking. TSS is designed to support the driver's awareness, decision-making and vehicle operation over a wide range of speeds under certain conditions. Packaged together in an integrated system, TSS features help address three key areas of accident protection: mitigating or preventing frontal collisions, helping to keep drivers within their lane, and enhancing road safety during nighttime driving. Always drive safely, obey traffic speed limits and laws, and focus on the road while driving.
Available BSM with Rear Cross Traffic Alert [on FWD/AWD XLE, AWD/Hybrid SE, AWD/ Hybrid Limited] puts camera lenses where your eyes can’t. After examining the blind spot on your own, BSM will assist with locating other vehicles or obstructions when changing lanes.
RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid both feature dual stage airbags for driver and passenger as well as driver’s knee, passenger seat cushion and front and rear side curtain airbags.