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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: Best Car To Buy 2020 Nominee

The Toyota RAV4 is the best-selling non-truck in America due to its practicality, reliability, AWD capability, and easy-to-use if not outdated technology. More than anything, it is familiar, like the Camry mid-size sedan a decade before it. For the 2019 redesign (which we weren’t able to...Read More»

2020 Subaru Outback
2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Subaru Outback: Compare Crossovers

Subaru Outback and Toyota RAV4 owners have more in common beyond their Patagonia outwear. The two mega-selling crossovers sell more than an outdoorsy lifestyle ideal. They’re both spacious and comfortable, newly redesigned for buyers who take a hard left off the road. We give the 2020 Outback...Read More»

2020 Ford Escape
2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Ford Escape: Compare Crossover SUVs

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Ford Escape have evolved over time—once blocky ‘utes with brick-in-wind shapes that gave way to smoother shapes with more mass-appeal than a Taylor Swift concert. The RAV4 and Escape now occupy nearly different ends of the crossover compact segment. The...Read More»

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, 2019 LA Auto Show
2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed: Shocking power from crossover SUV

Toyota on Tuesday confirmed a bit of a shocker, pun intended. The automaker confirmed details for its 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid crossover, due next year, which adds a bigger hybrid battery to its hybrid powertrain that can power the crossover up to 39 miles on electric power alone. The...Read More»

2020 Subaru Forester
2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2020 Subaru Forester: Compare Crossover SUVs

Competition among compact crossovers is fiercer now than it ever has been. That’s because more buyers seek the versatility, tall ride height, and (relatively) affordable price tag that only the small ‘utes can provide. There are smaller, cheaper alternatives to the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and...Read More»

2020 Toyota RAV4
2020 Toyota RAV4 comes with a higher price, better tech, and a new TRD Off-Road package

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 gets a $200 price increase, standard Android Auto and XM radio, and a new TRD Off-Road model since its redesign last year. The 2019 redesign has propelled the RAV4 compact crossover to become the best-selling vehicle in 2019 behind the top three trucks. It’s also...Read More»

2020 Toyota RAV4
2020 Toyota RAV4 finally comes with Android Auto

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 to Android Auto: Can you hear me now? On Monday, Toyota announced that the 2020 RAV4 would include standard Android Auto compatibility across the crossover's lineup. It's been a longtime coming for one of the most popular crossovers on sale to adopt one of the most popular...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Toyota RAV4 crossover recalled for faulty backup camera

Toyota is recalling more than 14,000 2019 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid SUVs for potentially defective backup camera wiring that may result in the camera failing to activate when reverse gear is selected. According to paperwork filed with federal authorities, Toyota said affected RAV4 models were built...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2019 Toyota RAV4 is a Top Safety Pick+, with a catch

The redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 earned the IIHS' Top Safety Pick+ rating, the agency announced Thursday. However, that rating doesn't apply to all cars. Instead, that honor only applies to the RAV4 Hybrid. In the insurance industry-funded firm's crash tests, the compact crossover aced all six...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2019 Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

It doesn’t have the ring of “Frazier-Ali”—or even Todd Bridges-Vanilla Ice—but the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Honda CR-V are automotive heavyweights that square off daily on dealer lots. They’re among the most popular crossover SUVs on sale today and it shows: the...Read More»

2020 Toytota RAV4 TRD Off-Road, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road revealed: Crossover SUV with off-road potential

The butch, new-look Toyota RAV4 is getting some hardware to help match. The 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road that was revealed Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show is the automaker's first TRD treatment for the popular, small crossover SUV. When it goes on sale in the fall, the RAV4 TRD Off-Road...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Toyota RAV4 first drive review: Reaching new heights

Traffic on California’s winding, tourist-riddled Highway 1 creeps along on a Tuesday morning in November. I’m in a 2019 Toyota RAV4 and I’m stuck behind a wandering Mustang with Nevada plates, almost certainly a rental, and I watch in vain as its occupants snap photos of the...Read More»

Electric-car charging stations at Ikea store parking lot
IKEA to use electric vehicles for home delivery in five global cities by 2020

If you’re waiting for the IKEA delivery truck carrying your new Liatorp media storage set to roll up, you may need to listen listen closely. The vehicle it rolls up in will likely be silent. The Swedish furniture and home goods giant said last week that it plans to make all home deliveries in...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4, 2018 New York auto show
2019 Toyota RAV4 video first look

Look at the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and it’s hard not to see the Tacoma pickup and the 4Runner SUV. That’s no accident. The original ‘cute ute’ is ready to get down and dirty. At least a little bit. READ MORE: 2019 Toyota RAV4: looking more SUV than crossover The new RAV4...Read More»

2019 Toyota RAV4, 2018 New York auto show
2019 Toyota RAV4: looking more SUV than crossover

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 would like to be your outdoorsy companion. It wants to be loaded up with a kayak and a mountain bike on its roof, with mud splashed over its chiseled, 4Runner-like and Tacoma-inspired grille and beefy fenders. It wants to show off its newfound extra half-inch of ground...Read More»

Coal power plant in China
China halts production of 500-plus gas-guzzling cars

China’s Vehicle Technology Service Center has announced a large-scale stop-sale of various gas guzzling cars, including some that are effective January 1st. The move is part of the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to curb pollution and promote electric vehicles. All told, carmakers...Read More»

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid  -  2015 NY Auto Show
Meet the sub-$30,000 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will usher in a more affordable trim with the introduction of the RAV4 Hybrid LE. At $28,130, the new entry-level RAV4 Hybrid runs just $1,325 more than an equivalent gas-powered RAV4 LE. The news of a less expensive RAV4 Hybrid broke via a bulletin sent to Toyota...Read More»

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure, 2017 Chicago Auto Show
2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure brings hints of outdoorsiness for $28,695

Toyota’s newest RAV4 variant, named Adventure, is set to start at $28,695, according to a report citing order guides. RAV4 Adventure slots between the XLE and SE, and is designed with active lifestyles in mind with a slightly raised suspension and a beefier look. What's missing is any real...Read More»

2017 Toyota RAV4
Toyota slices 2017 RAV4 price by up to $1,330

Toyota has chopped up to $1,330 off of the price of its 2017 RAV4 crossover. That's a heck of a deal for those in the market, but this price change does come with some asterisks attached. According to research by Cars Direct, the price of entry for a new RAV4 LE with front-wheel drive has slid $500...Read More»

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