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Learn How Toyota RAV4 Drive Modes Will Upgrade Performance

How To Use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes

Tailor-made for adventure, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 possesses an athletic style and fun-to-drive powertrain that deliver a world-class performance at every turn. What if we told you that you could upgrade performance at the touch of a button? Equipped with Eco and Sport Modes, the Toyota RAV4 will improve fuel economy and sharpen performance. Learn how to use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes with this quick how-to guide.


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Toyota RAV4 Eco Mode

Close Up of 2018 Toyota RAV4 Drive Mode Buttons on Center ConsoleAre you planning a long-distance family adventure? Maximize your fuel economy with the Toyota RAV4 Eco Mode. Press the Eco Mode button on the center console to activate this drive mode and the Eco Mode indicator will appear on the Toyota RAV4 Multi-Information Display. When Eco Mode is activated, it will optimize the performance of the 176-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder powertrain to improve fuel-economy ratings at every turn.

Toyota RAV4 Sport Mode

Amp up performance when you get behind the wheel of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 with the driver-selectable Sport Mode. Activate Sport Mode at the touch of a button on the center console that will be accompanied by a Sport Mode indicator on the 4.2-inch Multi-Information Display. When you employ Sport Mode, it will sharpen shift points, upgrade throttle response and refine the steering feel. Available steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters allow you to shift your own gears and further upgrade performance.

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid EV Mode

With an upgrade to the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you will enjoy the benefits of a 194-horsepower 2.5-liter Hybrid powertrain that pairs with a Continuously Variable Transmission to achieve 34 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. When you upgrade to the RAV4 Hybrid, you will have the added advantage of an all-electric EV Mode that will allow you to operate on just electric power for short distances at speeds less than 25 mph to conserve fuel.


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Have you fallen in love with the fun-to-drive 2018 Toyota RAV4? Amp up performance and learn how to use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to test drive the Toyota RAV4!

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