What's So Special about the 2017 Toyota RAV4?
Have you had a chance to experience the well-roundedness of Toyota's compact crossover? If not, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is an ideal model year for getting to know one of America's favorite SUVs. Along with the spaciousness, refinement, and reliability the RAV4 is already known for, the 2017 model year welcomes high-tech safety and an all-new trim-topping Platinum model for the utmost in RAV4 luxury.
You can get the details on the 2017 RAV4 below below:
How Does the 2017 RAV4's Stylish Interior Measure Up?
The five-passenger RAV4 boasts generous cargo space for its size. If you're upgrading from a car, you're going to love all of the flexibility that a liftgate offers. Even with the rear seats in use, cargo space measures a satisfying 38.4 cubic feet. You can customize your cargo area with a standard 60/40-split folding rear seat as well. Collapse the back row completely, and you have a whopping 73.4 cubic feet to work with -- which grossly overshadows that of its competitors. Roof rails are also standard, which means even more cargo-carrying versatility. Factor in eight cup holders, door panel storage slots, and center/overhead console storage compartments, and you can rest assured that you won't need to leave anything behind.
What Types of Features does the Value-Packed 2017 RAV4 Offer?
You get a lot more than you bargained for with the 2017 RAV4. This is the first year the Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) driver assistance technology package comes standard, and it sets the RAV4 apart from pretty much every other affordable compact and midsize crossover on the market. Other standard amenities include a rearview camera, hill start control, and a 6.1-inch Entune® touchscreen infotainment with voice controls.
Upgrade to only the second model on the trim tier to enjoy dual-zone auto climate control and enhanced Entune® multimedia. Even drivers that want a lavishly appointed vehicle will find what they're looking for in the comprehensive RAV4 lineup. Available features include everything from a heated steering wheel and driver-seat memory functions to push-button start and a remote power liftgate. The Platinum's the limit! You know, because the RAV4 Platinum model is the new range-topping model for 2017.
What Motivates the Sporty 2017 RAV4, and How Does it Stay Efficient?
All RAV4 models are powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. Its quiet and compliant ride will also agree with your wallet, as it earns upwards of *30 mpg highway. Standard ECO and Sport driving modes allow you to customize your ride to suit your unique driving style. You can opt for the sport-tuned SE model for more athletic performance. There's also a RAV4 Hybrid variant for those who prefer the greener side of driving. The Hybrid models deliver the same high-tech features and pleasant ride as the original RAV4, just in a more fuel-efficient, gas-electric package.
*Based on 2017 EPA mileage
ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary
depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions
and other factors.
How are the 2017 RAV4 and Toyota Safety Sense™ P Designed to Improve Your Drive?
Let's get back to the star of the RAV4 show -- the TSS-P package. This bundle of advanced safety features includes everything from lane departure assistance and adaptive cruise control to pre-collision braking with pedestrian detection. The best part is that it all comes standard on every RAV4 model. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2017 RAV4 a highest Top Safety Pick+ designation, and the government gave it five stars for an overall crash test rating. To top it all off, all-wheel drive is also available, which will help you drive confidently during the icy, slushy, and cold Michigan winter months.