2019 Toyota RAV4 Electric is a real surprise for the electric vehicle market, and since it has been announced as the best electric vehicle in the class, we had really high expectations. According to all we saw about this vehicle, those expectations are completely fulfilled. First of all, the manufacturer aimed to make an efficient vehicle that can be strong enough to pull towing as much larger trucks than RAV4 Electric. Besides that, it showed high results on test driving in term of safety, so it represents reliable and safety large truck. It seems that everything about this truck names it as the car among the best in class.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Electric is slightly redesigned from the last model, with many optional new colors. The front end is still maybe too sharp with thin gridded grille and thin LED front lights. Below them are thin air intake and metallic protection below it. The rear end is rounded and modernly designed and represents the end of the sloped roof. The car is much longer now than before.
The cabin in 2019 Toyota RAV4 Electric is as much comfortable as before, with many upgraded devices and improved technology. Besides the space for passengers and driver which provides comfort during driving, there is a folding function of the rear seats and adjustable function of all seats in the cabin. There will also found a lot of different materials, including leather and fabric.
It is for sure that the engine in 2019 Toyota RAV4 Electric causes the highest interest. How not to, when it always been the model that attracted attention with great engine solutions. This time, it should compete with Honda CR-V, so the engine is in that range, too. The manufacturer has chosen 2.5-liter petrol engine in combination with Atkinson’s work cycle and two electric engines. This combination sends the power to front wheels only and strength of 205 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque. Thanks to this combination it increases the speed of 60 mph for only 8 seconds. The manufacturer offers six-speed and eight-speed automatic transmission.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Electric Release Date and Price
Together with Honda CR-V, 2019 Toyota RAV4 Electric should compete with Toyota Sequoia, too. With them shares the same engine and trims. However, RAV4 Electric is a unique car, mostly thanks to the special combination of electric engines and petrol unit. The price is not known yet, and even though a current model with petrol engine costs $27,500 we expect that this model could cost more with a hybrid engine.