2017 Toyota RAV4 Review

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The Toyota RAV4 is a versatile midsize SUV that offers an agile performance and a suite of impressive features. If you’re in the market for a new midsize SUV, you may have a few you’re considering. But if the Toyota RAV4 isn’t on the list, we’ll give you a few reasons why it should be.

In this article, we’ll give drivers like you a more detailed look at the 2017 Toyota RAV4. We’ll showcase the engine power and performance, technology and entertainment amenities, and impressive safety features. Reading this review from Doral Toyota will not only inform you of this popular midsize SUV and its offerings, but will also help you determine if it’s a vehicle that can get you around Doral, Kendall, and Westchester.

2017 Toyota RAV4 Engine Power and Performance

Toyota RAV4 Doral The Toyota RAV4 gets its abilities from the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine underneath the hood. This engine is paired with the electronically controlled 6-speed automatic transmission. In terms of abilities, this vehicle can reach 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. Not only does this midsize SUV offer a good deal of power, but it also delivers exceptional efficiency with its EPA-estimated 23/30 city/highway MPG.*

Technology and Entertainment Amenities

If you’re a fan of sophisticated technology, then you’ll certainly enjoy the offered amenities in the 2017 Toyota RAV4. The high-resolution 6.1-inch Entune™ touchscreen allows you to easily access your media features, like the radio, CD player, your synced smartphone, or external media devices. This midsize SUV features a 6-speaker sound system with speed sensitive volume control. This feature will recognize loud engine performance and will actively raise the audio levels so your listening pleasure isn’t interfered with, even during peak performance.

Toyota RAV4 InteriorThe Bluetooth® system, also equipped in the Toyota RAV4, allows you to make hands-free phone calls from the road. This system also allows you to stream audio from your smartphone. What might be the most convenient aspect of the technology amenities is the advanced voice recognition. This feature lets you use your voice to access your media and phone contacts, letting you keep your hands continually on the wheel.

Safety Features

This vehicle features Toyota Safety Sense™, which is a suite of different driver-assisting technology features. The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection uses front-mounted sensors to detect objects in your path. It’ll apply slight brake pressure to give you enough time to react and stop the vehicle.

The Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, also equipped with Toyota Safety Sense™, also uses front sensors to determine the distance from the vehicle ahead. You can set the speed and put in your desired distance. Even if traffic ahead slows down, this system will make sure your safe distance is kept.

Take Your Test Drive

If you’re in the market for a new midsize SUV, and you’re in the research phase, then our 2017 Toyota RAV4 review was probably helpful. You learned all about what this vehicle offers. However, you can learn even more by taking it out for a spin.

Schedule a test drive with us at Doral Toyota, the dealership that’s just a short drive away from the Doral, Kendall, and Westchester areas.

*2017 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.


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