Arlington RAV4 Research on the 2016 Toyota Model
The 2016 Toyota RAV4 is getting a host of excellent new updates this model year, including a newly refreshed exterior design, an all-new hybrid version and even more impressive interior equipment. To learn all about these latest changes to the 2016 Toyota RAV4 in Arlington, keep reading our full review of the crossover below.
Now available in two powertrains, gas-only and hybrid, as well as four distinct trim levels, the 2016 Toyota RAV4 comes packed with a host of fantastic features and amenities. New features present on the 2016 RAV4 include not only a sleeker, more aerodynamic exterior, but also a new rear bumper, LED head- and taillights, a more aggressive-looking front fascia and new front silver skid plates. There are also three gorgeous new exterior paint colors this model year: Black Currant Metallic, Silver Sky Metallic and Electric Storm Blue.
One of the most exciting new features on the 2016 Toyota RAV4 in Arlington is the addition of an all-new grade: SE. This new trim level comes with even more sport features, such as a sport-tuned suspension, unique lower grille and bumper, SofTex seats, paddle shifters on the steering wheel, a distinctive interior trim and 18-inch alloy wheels.
Other terrific interior features on the crossover include ungraded premium materials, an available leather steering wheel, more interior colors, an upgraded interior shifter, Toyota's new Bird's Eye View monitor, an available 7-inch touchscreen, additional USB ports, front and rear parking sonar, SiriusXM, a navigation system and an available 4.2-inch info display.
Many 2016 Toyota RAV4 reviews have praised the crossover's new powertrain options. The gas-powered model of the RAV4 gets a 2.5-liter four that generates 176 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. The brand-new RAV4 Hybrid is powered by the same 2.5-liter four, but is paired with a small high-torque electronic motor, a system that produces 194 horses and 206 lb.-ft. of torque.
To discover even more details about this latest version of the popular crossover, keep reading the rest of our 2016 Toyota RAV4 review.