Side view of a white 2019 Toyota RAV4 at NYIAS

Toyota Releases Information on Specs and Features for Upcoming SUV

How Powerful is the 2019 Toyota RAV4? 

It seems like the past year was gone in a flash, because after an impressive 2018 model year lineup, Toyota is starting to showcase their newest 2019 models. While Toyota definitely has a lot to show and talk about with the upcoming lineup, popular models such as the new RAV4 definitely stand out to drivers. Known for its performance for years, just how powerful is the 2019 Toyota RAV4? 

2019 Toyota RAV4 on stage during NYIAS presentationThe RAV4 has always been a great complement to those seeking adventure, especially with the aptly named Adventure trim level introduced for 2018. For 2019 Toyota continues to innovate with the SUV’s on and off-road performance, as each standard grade comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (dual VVT-I). This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission, offering 176 horsepower and a combined fuel efficiency rating of 26 mpg. 

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Engine Specs of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 

When it comes to hybrid grades of the 2019 Toyota RAV4, these models come equipped with a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine and a small high-torque electric motor. This combination is able to power the RAV4 Hybrid models to 194 horsepower. In fact, the new hybrid model is the quickest in the new RAV4 lineup, as it is able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 8.1 seconds. 

If you would like to learn even more about how powerful the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is, be sure to contact us at Apple Valley Toyota. You can also get behind the wheel of the new SUV when it arrives at our dealership later this year. For even more information regarding 2019 Toyota models, feel free to follow our blog.