2017 Toyota Rav4


2017 Toyota RAV4

For 2017 Toyota makes its RAV4 even more competitive with standard Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P). The Rav4 is also known for its carlike drivability. As a result, the RAV4 has strong appeal to sedan drivers who want more room or shoppers who want AWD in a vehicle that's easy to maneuver.


The RAV4 gives you five trim levels to choose from: the LE, SE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum. On the LE, you get cargo roof rails, automatic headlights, and 17-inch steel wheels. Move up to the XLE and enjoy alloy wheels, a sunroof, heated mirrors, and fog lights. The SE adds heated seats and a sport wheel and suspension package. The more luxurious Limited comes with 18-inch wheels and running lights for better daytime visibility. As the lineup's premier trim, the Platinum adds a hands-free power liftgate. Hybrid model is also available.


The 2017 RAV4 comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with 16 valves. This powertrain creates 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. It is also comes with a six-speed automatic transmission with electronic control.


Built for the practicalities of day-to-day driving as well as long hauls, the interior provides ample room and comfortable seats. Even in the rear, the seats recline to create a more comfortable ride. For cargo, you get 38.4 cubic feet in the back, but it expands to 73.4 cubic feet if you fold down the back seats.All RAV4s come with the Toyota Entune infotainment interface with either a touch screen measuring either 6.1 or 7 inches. A six-speaker system comes standard on the RAV4, some trims have an optional JBL premium sound system available.

Safety Features

Toyota gives every RAV4 industry-standard safety gear such as air bags, anti-lock brakes, and stability and traction control. But Toyota doesn't stop there. Besting most of its competitors, Toyota equips all RAVs with a rearview camera, and Toyota Safety Sense P package that includes lane departure warning with steering assist, automatic high beams, pre-collision system with pedestrian detection and dynamic radar cruise control.