2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Release Date
Toyota is known for its vast and diverse lineup of vehicles. Each year they add new models to help drivers find exactly what they are looking for. Toyota has always been ahead of the game in terms of hybrid vehicles. This year they are adding another hybrid to their lineup, which makes it their eighth hybrid option. Today we’re going to take a closer look at this vehicle, which is the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and when you can expect it arrive at Toyota Palo Alto.
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Features
The first RAV4 was released approximately 20 years ago. It provided the versatility of an SUV with the comfortable handling and fuel efficiency of a car. Now the Toyota RAV4 has added an additional category to this already impressive vehicle with a hybrid version. The RAV4 now has a hybrid option that comes with a 2.5-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and small high-torque electric motor. The system varies power between the gas engine and electric motor and is even able to combine the two effortlessly when needed. It also has regenerative braking that captures engergy when the brakes are applied.
The 2016 RAV4 has also received some exterior style upgrades. It will now have an updated front fascia with available LED headlights, daytime running lights and Hi-Lo headlights. It also has a new front and silver skid plate, new wheel designs and a standard shark fin antenna, along with some new stunning color options. The new colors include Silver Sky Metallic, Black Currant Metallic and Electric Storm Blue.
The 2016 RAV4 will also be one of the first vehicles to offer Toyota Safety Sense (TSS). This is a new safety system that includes automated pre-collision braking, lane departure alert, automatic high beams, pedestrian pre-collision system and dynamic radar cruise control. The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid adds to the already exciting Toyota lineup.
If you are interested in learning more about the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, call or visit Toyota Palo Alto. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We also encourage you to check back here often to find out when the new RAV4 hybrid will be arriving at our dealership here in the San Jose area.