2017 Toyota RAV4: More Equipment and More Safety
December 12 2016,
One of the most popular sport utility vehicles in its class, and one of the best-selling vehicles in Canada, is getting even better. Indeed, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 adds new standard equipment this year while continuing to offer a perfect balance between driving pleasure, interior space and comfort.
“Canadians love the Toyota RAV4 – it’s one of our best-selling models. And for 2017, we give Canadians even more to love, with more standard features including additional safety technologies, plus new model/grade packages,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice-President, Toyota Canada Inc. “With a choice of front wheel drive, all-wheel drive and hybrid-powered models, there’s never been a better time to find out what thousands of Canadian drivers already know: the Toyota RAV4 is your perfect partner in play.”
Plenty of New Safety Features in the 2017 Toyota RAV4
The biggest change to the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is certainly the addition of Toyota Safety Sense P, a suite of active safety technologies which includes adaptive cruise control, lane departure prevention system, high-beam headlight assist, and a pedestrian detection system with automatic braking.
Available starting at $27,395, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 also comes standard with 8 airbags and a rear-view camera.
Other changes made to the 2017 Toyota RAV4 include the addition of standard heated seats, automatic headlights and a 4.2-inch multifunction display. There is also a new Platinum group that includes an automatic tailgate, a Smart Entry system and a full color body.
Two Engines, Including a Hybrid, Under the Hood of the 2017 Toyota RAV4
The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is powered out-of-the-gate by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine developing 176 horsepower. This engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission that can send power to the front wheels or all four wheels. All-wheel drive is offered in the 2017 Toyota RAV4 starting at $29,660.
The other engine option is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor for a total output of 194 horsepower. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is available starting at $34,405.
The 2017 RAV4’s versions offer something for everyone, but every model provides a rare combination of interior space and comfort to go along with impressive fuel economy and plenty of power. And of course, owners also enjoy Toyota’s legendary reliability. To learn more about the new 2017 Toyota RAV4, contact us today at Vimont Toyota Laval!