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2015 New York International Auto Show: 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

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Toyota’s fabulously successful compact SUV gets a fuel-efficient update in the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid at the New York International Auto Show.

What Is It?

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The Toyota RAV4 is one of Toyota’s most successful vehicles. Early on, it was equipped with full, plug-in electric power for select markets, but for 2016, Toyota adds a hybrid powertrain.

What Toyota Is Saying

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What’s New for 2016?

  • All-new hybrid model
  • Toyota Safety Sense includes a Pre-collision System (PCS), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Pedestrian Pre-collision System and laser dynamic cruise control, packaged at $500
  • More Horsepower, Higher MPG Than Conventional RAV4
  • Refreshed Exterior Styling and Updated Interior Across the RAV4 Lineup
  • New SE Grade on conventional gas RAV4s include Sport-Tuned Suspension, Premium and Sportier Styling
  • Sporty SE trim


When Does It Go On Sale?

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 arrives in dealerships in the Fall of 2015

Craig Fitzgerald

Craig Fitzgerald

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1 comment

  1. These are great family cars and would benefit many people with a hybrid model.

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