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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Overview (See Available Styles)

New/Notable
  • New hybrid version
  • Standard electric all-wheel drive
  • Available Bird’s Eye View Camera Package
The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is a new, more fuel efficient version of the regular RAV4 compact SUV. All versions of the RAV4 have updated exterior and interior styling.

Two trims are available: the XLE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid.

Outside, the RAV4 Hybrid is virtually identical to the regular RAV4 minus the different emblems. For 2016, the RAV4 received a new facelift, which features talon-shaped headlights and geometrically sculpted air vents. LEDs are also available for the headlights and taillights. The RAV4 Hybrid comes standard with power/heated side mirrors, fog lights, and a moonroof.

The RAV4 Hybrid comes with a standard 154-hp, 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor. They are mated to a continuously variable automatic transmission and Toyota’s Electric On Demand all-wheel drive (AWD). Fuel economy for the RAV4 Hybrid is an EPA-estimated 34/31 mpg city/highway.

Inside, the RAV4 Hybrid has a higher-end interior cabin made with more upscale materials. It comes standard with Toyota’s Entune multimedia system, which includes a 6.1-inch touchscreen, phone-supported navigation, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and music, Siri-voice recognition, and satellite radio. Other standard features include dual-zone automatic climate control, power windows/locks, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, and remote keyless entry. Heated front seats, a memory seat, adaptive cruise control, an integrated navigation system, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and a JBL premium audio system are also available.

The RAV4 Hybrid earned a full 5-star overall crash test safety rating from the NHTSA. It also achieved the Top Safety Pick Plus award from the IIHS. The RAV4 Hybrid has a new Bird’s Eye View Camera package, which helps the driver by displaying an overhead 360-degree view of the vehicle’s surroundings while parking or driving at low speeds. A backup camera, airbags, antilock brakes, an electronic stability system, and a tire-pressure monitoring system come standard. Toyota’s Safety Sense Package is available, which includes a pre-collision system, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control.

EPA Fuel Economy

  • City: 34 MPG
  • Highway: 30 MPG

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
4.7/5
Value:
4.7/5
Exterior:
4.6/5
Interior:
4.4/5
Comfort:
4.6/5
Performance:
4.8/5
Reliability:
4.9/5

17 of 18 (94%) consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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