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Fully redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 debuts in NYC

By Product Expert | Posted in Model Information, New Models, News, RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 7:18 pm
2019 Toyota RAV4 by the beach

2019 Toyota RAV4 redesign

The 2018 New York Auto Show at the end of March was full of vehicle releases, but maybe one of the most significant was the debut of the all-new 2019 RAV4. Toyota’s best-selling crossover SUV benefits from a complete redesign for 2019 and receives new powertrains, high-tech features, a new body design and much more. Here is a quick summary of all the updates:

  • The RAV4 switches from using the C-HR’s platform to a long wheel-base version used on the Camry. The result is a lower and wide RAV4 with a longer wheelbase.
  • New powertrains including a Dynamic Force 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an 8-speed automatic for gasoline-powered models. Hybrid models also get a version of this engine with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission.
  • An all-new Dynamic Torque Vectoring all-wheel drive system with rear Driveline Disconnect.
  • New exterior color options and an all-new XSE Hybrid trim.
  • Completely redesigned interior with a generous array of premium features, including an Entune 3.0 multimedia system, Verizon Wi-Fi Connect, Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay. All new safety technologies including lane tracing assist, dynamic radar cruise control, lane departure alert with steering assist and automatic high beam.

Read More: What is the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure trim?

View of the 2019 Toyota RAV4's steering wheel

Front seats of the 2019 Toyota RAV4

When will the 2019 Toyota RAV4 be released?

The good news is car shoppers won’t have to wait too long to get their hands on the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4. In fact, gasoline-powered models are expected to go on sale in fall of this year. Car shoppers will have to wait a little bit longer for the Hybrid model, which will debut in early 2019.

Read More: Efficiency and performance of the 2018 Toyota RAV4

In the meantime, stay tuned for more details on the all-new RAV4 as more information becomes available in the coming months. From all of us at Le Mieux Toyota & Son, thanks for reading!

6 Responses to “Fully redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 debuts in NYC”

  1. I am seriously considering purchasing a 2019 Honda RAV 4. Will it be possible to order one with a tu-tone color combination other than a hybrid model which I am not interested in. In my opinion if Toyota is not considering this option for other models of the RAV 4, they will be missing the boat!!!, as the tu-tone color option is now a quite favorable option for the majority of buyers!!!.

    • blogsadmin says:

      Hi Ronald! Thanks for your comment. We really like the two-tone color option too! Toyota hasn’t released any details as to which RAV4 models will be available with this color option, but we suspect that you will be able to have the colors you like on non-hybrid trims. For example, if you check this site, you will see an image of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure Grade trim with two-tone paint. So it’s safe to assume two-tone paint options will be available to RAV4 models that aren’t a hybrid. Could those two-tone color choices be limited to the Adventure Grade or higher trims? It’s possible. We expect more specifics from Toyota as the 2019 RAV4 gets closer to release this fall. Feel free to give us a call here at Le Mieux & Son Toyota by calling (800) 633-7045 if you have any further questions.

    • Product Expert says:

      Hi Ronald! You called this one! The 2019 RAV4 gets a few two-tone color options for 2019. You can see all the color options here:

  2. Francisco L Linares says:

    Will the 2019 Rav4 be available as soon as October or closer to month of December? Thanks in advance.

    • Product Expert says:

      Hi Francisco! The 2019 RAV4 is now available for pre-order at Le Mieux Toyota. We expect the first physical models to start arriving in our showroom in December. Stay tuned for details or call as at 800-633-7045 here with any questions you might have.

  3. Prachi says:

    Will the 2019 Rav4 be available in mint green with the white top and in the hybrid

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