As enjoyable as life is in Hamburg, Allentown, Bethlehem, or Hazelton, you sometimes want to escape somewhere else for the weekend. As a crossover SUV, the 2018 Toyota RAV4
provides that ability with comfort and style.
What kind of engine does this SUV have?
The 2018 Toyota RAV4 takes you everywhere with its 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that uses Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence and Dual Overhead Cams to generate 176 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. The EPA-estimated fuel economy reaches 30 MPG on the highway and 23 MPG in the city using the 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence. A 194-horsepower hybrid version of the same engine gets 30 MPG on the highway and 34 MPG in the city with the Continuously Variable Transmission. Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive with intelligence adds more torque to the rear wheels when you need more traction on uncertain surfaces.
How many people fit in the 2018 RAV4?
The interior of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 comfortably seats five. But you can accommodate up to 73.4 cubic feet of cargo by bringing down the 60/40-split rear seats. An available cargo net hammock organizes what you're bringing. If your hands are full and you want to load the rear, just kick your foot under the rear bumper. The available hands-free foot-activated power liftgate opens automatically when it senses that you have the Smart Key fob. You can program the height of the hatch to accommodate low overhangs.When you need to power up everything from a cooler to camp lights, the available 120-volt/100-watt power outlet is conveniently located in the rear cargo area.
What are the safety features of the Toyota RAV4?
High-tech protection accompanies all your trips with the standard Toyota Safety Sense™, which includes the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection for warning you when you're about the hit something or someone, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist for preventing you from wandering across traffic lanes, Automatic High Beams that lower your high beams when oncoming traffic approaches, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control so you remain at a safe distance from the vehicle ahead.
How many different trim levels of the 2018 are available?
The 2018 Toyota RAV4 has several different trim levels. All are available with conventional and hybrid versions, expect for the Adventure and Platinum, which only have gasoline powerplants.
LE - Soft-touch interior accents pamper all passengers in this trim. You'll pull into reverse more safely with the integrated backup camera that shows what's behind you on the Entune™ Audio display.
XLE - You and your front passengers get separate comfort levels with the Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control. Integrated into the front bumper are fog lights that cut through less-than-perfect weather.
- Sport-tuned suspension grants you more aggressive handling on any surface. You can keep your hands on the wheel during gear changes when you flip the paddle shifters that are mounted on the steering wheel.
Limited - Power-customize your SofTex®-upholstered seating position in up to 8 ways and store the settings in memory. Your infotainment system gets an upgrade with the Entune® App Suite that adds such useful features as iHeart Radio, OpenTable®, Pandora®, Yelp® and Facebook Places.
Platinum - Tight maneuvers become easier with the Bird's Eye View Camera that reveals a virtual overhead 360-degree view when you're in Drive or Reverse. Enjoy warmth on cold days from the heated steering wheel.
Adventure - Black roof rails expand carrying capacity by allowing you to store gear on the roof. Heavy-duty Adventure grade all weather floor liners and cargo mats as well as an Adventure shift lever ramp up the interior fun.