Official 2019 Toyota RAV4 Release Date and Design Specs
The New York International Auto Show would not be complete without fanfare and excitement – Toyota delivered on all counts. With the debut of the 5th-generation 2019 Toyota RAV4, the brand has taken the compact crossover segment to the next level. Tailor-made for any and all driving scenarios, the compact crossover pioneer is ready for your next family adventure, whether it be just down the block or on the road less traveled. Drivers who have come to love the 2018 Toyota RAV4 will love what the next-generation Toyota RAV4 brings to the table. Take a closer look with this overview of the official 2019 Toyota RAV4 release date and design specs.
When Will the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Arrive in Bangor ME?
With a foundation built on Toyota New Global Architecture, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 is longer and wider with increased ground clearance, a bold front end, a strong profile, a more rigid multi-link suspension and available 19-inch wheels. Expected to arrive at Downeast Toyota in the winter of 2018, the all-new Toyota RAV4 will be available in gas and hybrid variants that can be tailored to fit your specifications with five trim levels that include the luxurious Limited, trail-rated Adventure, the sport-tuned XSE and the value-packed XLE.
2019 Toyota RAV4 Technology, Features and Engine Specs
When you slide into the driver’s seat of the 2019 Toyota RAV4, you will enjoy next-level performance on the road or the trail. Next-generation Toyota RAV4 models will feature a 2.5-liter four-cylinder Dynamic Force Engine that gets paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission – a powertrain that makes 203 horsepower and 32 mpg on the highway in the 2018 Toyota Camry. Drivers focused on fuel economy can opt for a Toyota Hybrid System II that employs a 2.5-liter Dynamic Force Engine with dual electric motors and a Continuously Variable Transmission.
An element that will set the 2019 Toyota RAV4 apart from the previous generation and the rest of the segment is a rugged all-wheel drive system. Gas-powered Toyota RAV4 editions are available with the Toyota-first Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive system with Rear Driveline Disconnect. With this system in place, up to 50 percent of torque can be distributed to the rear wheels and can be directed to the right or left wheels to improve traction. Rear Driveline Disconnect is an asset on the highway that will allow for front-wheel drive performance to improve fuel economy. Multi-Terrain Select is standard for all all-wheel drive Toyota RAV4 models to improve off-road capabilities.
Inside the 2019 Toyota RAV4, you will discover a smorgasbord of next-generation technology and features that upgrade comfort, connectivity, convenience and safety. All Toyota RAV4 models will feature Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 that employs a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, Lane Tracing Assist and Road Sign Assist. Toyota Entune™ 3.0 sets the technology bar high with a standard 7-inch touchscreen display, Amazon Alexa capabilities, Apple CarPlay and onboard Wi-Fi.
Drive into the future at Downeast Toyota when you choose the 5th-generation 2019 Toyota RAV4 this winter. After an incredible debut at the New York Auto Show, this guide to the official 2019 Toyota RAV4 release date and design specs will provide insight into the future of the Toyota compact crossover. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory this winter to get behind the wheel of the 2019 Toyota RAV4!