We’ll see the brand new crossover on March 28.
It’s official: the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is coming quickly. This teaser photograph is our first official have a look at the brand new crossover, and comes together with affirmation that it will likely be revealed publicly on March 28 on the 2018 New York Auto Present.
After all, this shadowy teaser doesn’t inform us a lot thus far. Based mostly on what we are able to inform, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 may have a significantly sleeker profile, with a curved hood evident up entrance, whereas a sloped rear window and overhanging roof spoiler lend it a sporty look not dissimilar from automobiles just like the Jaguar F-Tempo.
That kind of traces up with the design we’ve seen on Toyota RAV4 prototypes captured by our spy photographers. Although closely lined in camouflage, the RAV4s appeared to have a really completely different prototype than at the moment’s model of the favored crossover. Rendering artists have already taken a crack at sketching out what the brand new RAV4 would possibly appear to be; the illustration has some severe Subaru cues and its profile doesn’t actually match too carefully with what we are able to see on this teaser shot.
Similar to the Prius, Camry, and C-HR, the brand new RAV4 is anticipated to change to Toyota’s new TNGA (Toyota New International Structure) modular platform. As to powertrains, we’ll have to attend some time to know for sure. The brand new Camry eschewed the development of turbocharging adopted by its rivals, so it’s attainable the brand new RAV4 may even proceed with naturally aspirated engines. The present mannequin packs a 2.5-liter inline-four engine with 176 horsepower; irrespective of which engine is used within the new crossover, count on Toyota to give attention to bettering gasoline financial system. Toyota additionally at the moment sells a RAV4 Hybrid rated for 34 miles per gallon metropolis and 30 mpg freeway.
The 2019 mannequin will mark the start of the fifth era of the Toyota RAV4. The present era was launched in 2012 and refreshed in 2015.
All-New 2019 Toyota RAV4 to Make World Debut at New York Worldwide Auto Present
March 13, 2018
The all-new, fifth-generation 2019 Toyota RAV4 will make its world debut on Wednesday, March 28, at 9:10 a.m. EDT throughout the 2018 New York Worldwide Auto Present.
Get your front-row entry right here: https://livestream.com/Toyota/NYC2018