2019 Toyota RAV4 release date and new design
Last week, at the New York International Auto Show, Toyota revealed the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4, which features an updated look as well as new technology and improved performance. Come along with us as we take a closer look at the new design of the 2019 RAV4 as well as when it is projected to be released.
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When will the 2019 RAV4 be available?
The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is expected to roll onto dealership lots, including right here at Toyota Vacaville, beginning in winter at the end of 2018. Gas-powered RAV4 models, that is. Hybrid variations will be released in early 2019. This is great news! That means we won’t have to wait another year before getting up close and personal with the 2019 Toyota RAV4. You could take your spot behind the wheel of the new RAV4 in as little as 7 months.
New design of the 2019 Toyota RAV4
At first glance, it is obvious that the exterior design of the 2019 RAV4 has received a number of changes. Thanks to sleeker shaping and chiseled lines, the new RAV4 looks much more elongated than its predecessor. As it turns out, the 2019 RAV4 is a fraction of an inch SHORTER than the 2018 model. Can you believe it? Its wheelbase is 1.2 inches longer, and it is 0.4 inches wider than the 2018 RAV4. When it comes to specific style elements, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 places high emphasis on adventure and refinement. Notable design elements include a stronger front grille, bold shaping, and shorter front and rear overhands. The 2019 RAV4 also offers two-tone exterior paint options, featuring a black roof with either Silver Sky Metallic, Blueprint, Blizzard Pearl, or Magnetic Gray Metallic paint.
What else is new on the 2019 Toyota RAV4?
In addition to a plethora of exterior design updates, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 has several other new and improved features. Here are some of the most notable:
- Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
- Entune 3.0 with Wi-Fi Connect
- Amazon Alexa
- Apple CarPlay compatibility
- TNGA K platform with multi-link rear suspension
- More power and better fuel economy for the Toyota Hybrid System
Stay tuned for additional information on the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 and its upcoming release. In the meantime, we invite you to check out our current inventory at Toyota Vacaville and schedule a time to get behind the wheel today!