Toyota Announces Pricing on 2016 RAV4, Hybrid
Hybrid Most Efficient, Powerful Model
In its quest to electrify most of its product lineup in some form over the next decade, Toyota announced that the 2016 model of the RAV4 compact crossover would be offered in a hybrid model. Toyota has now announced pricing on its 2016 RAV4 lineup. The entry-level RAV4 LE 2WD starts at $25,250, including a $900 destination fee. The top-trim conventional RAV4, the all-wheel-drive (AWD) Limited model, starts at $33,810, including destination. The hybrid model will be offered only in XLE and Limited trims and exclusively with all-wheel-drive. The XLE Hybrid starts at $29,270, and the Limited Hybrid starts at $34,510.
As before, the non-hybrid RAV4 has a 176-hp 2.5L I-4 mated exclusively to a six-speed automatic. The 2WD models are rated at 24 mpg city and 31 mpg highway, and AWD models are rated at 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The AWD Hybrid models are rated at 34 mpg city and 31 mpg highway. Combined system power on the hybrid model is 194 hp and 206 lb-ft of torque. The AWD system on the hybrid model is a fully electric system with a second motor driving the rear axles on demand.
The 2016 model RAV4 also adds new features including standard SmartKey keyless entry and start on the SE and Limited models, standard Homelink integrated garage door opener on Limited models, and available 360-degree camera, among other features. The new SE trim adds LED headlights and taillights, sport-tuned suspension, and 18-inch alloy wheels, and unique interior trim.