Toyota showed the new RAV4 Prime

Toyota showed the new RAV4 Prime


Toyota has demonstrated a new and most productive variation of the RAV4 crossover under the name Prime. Public display of the model will take place at the auto show in Los Angeles.

Cross the RAV4 is one of the most important models in the lineup of Japanese brand, which by 2021 will be even better. Version, Prime is not only the most powerful modification of the cross at the present time, but also the most economical ever produced by Toyota.

To achieve performance and fuel economy, the Japanese brand has equipped the model of a hybrid powertrain with plug-in. The model is based on variations of the RAV4 Hybrid, with the same recoil engine (180 HP) in conjunction with the electric motor, the total capacity of the unit makes 306 HP More capacious lithium-ion battery under the floor gives the opportunity for the new product solely on electricity over a distance of 63 miles (EPA cycle).

As RAV4 Hybrid version of Prime has got four-wheel drive system with electronic control. In the end, the acceleration Toyota RAV4 Prime to the first “hundred” reached a record of 5.8 seconds, make this the fastest hybrid in the entire history of the RAV4.


The RAV4 Prime will be offered in trim levels SE and XSE, the first of which has an exclusive grille, an aerodynamic front spoiler, black accents exterior and alloy wheels of 18 inches.

Inside, you can note the appearance of a leather steering, heated front seats and multimedia complex with a screen 8 inches, which is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. In addition, you can set Weather & Moonroof that adds a sunroof, a heated steering wheel and heated seats in the back row.

XSE – more stylish of the two options: athletic 2-color exterior with contrasting black roof, vertical led DRLs and wheels at 19 inches, which is exclusive to this model.

The interior of this configuration is characterized in that it appeared the faux-leather seats and sunroof. In addition, there is a wireless charger for the smartphone and the monitor of the multimedia complex of 9 inches.

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As a Supplement offers the Deluxe package consisting of vented front seats, heated steering wheel and panoramic sunroof. Other additions include heated seats in the second row, the projection screen and digital rear view mirror. In conclusion, highlighted in the passenger seat with electric monitor Bird’s Eye View and the premium audio JBL.

In addition to the above equipment variations of the SE and XSE have a set of assistance systems to the driver of the Toyota Safety Sense, consisting of automatic high beam headlamps, adaptive cruise control and a system of prevention of collisions with pedestrians.

The new cross will go on sale next summer.

Would you buy the Prime version?

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