2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid comes as slightly redesigned model after the years of high popularity and high selling numbers. It seems that the manufacturer has decided to make this model more rough and aggressive as an answer to loud and constant market demands. Besides those details, the manufacturer also changed the engine and offers upgraded infotainment system, all of that for the almost the same price.

Exterior

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid side

As we said, fans and buyers will recognize the obvious change in the design of 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, mostly in overall appearance. The vehicle is rough and more aggressive, mostly thanks to the curved lines and dents on the sides, edges, and bumpers of the car. The car is shorter for 0.2-inches, but the wheelbase is bigger for 1.2-inches. The weight of the car is also changed, so now it is lighter for 0.2-inches. The car is wider for even 0.4-inches. All of that is visible at first glance, but it seems that front end is longer, thanks to the mesh rhomboidal grille, in combination with large lights and sharp edges and lines on the hood and sides of the car.

Interior

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid interior

As on outside design, the manufacturer has decided to slightly change it, so 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid now has much cleaner and soft edges and lines, modernized dashboard and comfortable seats with new adjustable functions. The seats are also ventilated and have an option of adjusting in eight ways. Besides that, the cabin has a moonroof and a 7-inch touchscreen on the top of the dashboard, decorated with chromatic and leathered details. There are improved HVAC knobs and wireless charging panel, together with emergency parking brake and navigation system offered as standard equipment.

Engine

There are few possible models that the manufacturer could use in 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. The most likely that will be found under the hood of this vehicle is 2.5-liter petrol unit in combination with a hybrid engine. It is not known which of the hybrid motor will be used, but the manufacturer said that it will be improved from the last model and surely will have better performances and features. The strength of the engine could be 196 horsepower or even more than that. When it comes to the safety, this vehicle has Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 system as a standard, which includes the best features in class.

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid back

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Release Date and Price

It is for sure that 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid comes by the end of the year, most likely in November. The price is in the same range as before, so expect that base model costs $28,000 while the most expensive and equipped trim has the price of even $35,000. The main competitor is Kia Niro Hybrid, in design, the price and obviously the engine type.