2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric Changes, Fuel economy

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric will be a hybrid car that is expected to work on both electricity as well as gas. The Japanese manufacturer is expected to make very minimal changes on the new model since its predecessor was released in 2013 and only three years will have passed, hence there is no need for major modifications being done. However some changes will certainly have to happen to make it at least unique from its predecessor. Among the changes expected on the new model include: It will have more body colors to chose from, to make the driving safer, simpler and enjoyable the new model will have an updated payload lift gate, it is also rumored to have beautiful fog lights in addition to the alloy wheels thought to be around 17 inch.

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric front

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric Exterior

Since we have already looked at most of its exteriors i will only touch on the major parts that are expected with the new model. The bumper and the grill are expected to be redesigned to give it a more appealing and aggressive look. The model will have fog lights that are meant to enhance its visibility. It will have a body with more colors to choose from. To make it appear more elegant, it will have an alloy wheel which is 17 inch.

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric side

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric Interior

On its interiors the new 2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric model is expected to be more spacious compared to its predecessor. Another improvement that is expected is on its seats that will be made from softex faux leather, which will be stitched with French seams. Modern cars are fitted with modern technological features that make them more comfortable and user friendly and the 2016 RAV4 Electric model is no exception. Some of these features will include: A blind spot monitoring, an Infotainment system, a rear view camera, A steeling wheel that is tilt telescopic, stability and traction controls among many more others. These features are meant to make the car more comfortable, stylish and enhance its safety.

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric interior

2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric Engine and price

The car will have a 176 horsepower automatic engine containing 2.5 liters with four cylinder sets producing a torque of about 172 pounds/feet. Just like its predecessor the car is expected to have a consumption rate of about 29 miles/gallon when on city roads and 22 miles/gallon when on highways. Since this car is able to use electric energy it will be able to be electrically charged and this will help to improve on its fuel economy.

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Electric will be more expensive compared to its previous model and it’s price is estimated to be between $25,000 and $50,000. Though it is still early to know about its release date it is rumored to be available in the market in early 2016.

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