2016 Toyota RAV4 in Birmingham, AL
The crossover segment of the automotive industry continues to flourish with new and improved choices each year. These vehicles are popular because they offer the versatility of a full-size SUV, yet they have the fuel economy like that of a sedan. It’s the best of both worlds really, and our team here at Serra Toyota wants to share details on the refreshed 2016 Toyota RAV4.
This year the RAV4 added two hybrid vehicles to the lineup for an even more fuel efficient option. Today we’re going to focus on the four gas models available - LE, XLE, SE and Limited - and give drivers more of an insight on what the 2016 Toyota RAV4 has to offer. All four of these models are set with the same 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission for a smooth, efficient driving experience.
|Available LED lighting||Available Smart Key System||Model-specific wheel options|
|Star Safety System||Available power driver’s seat with memory function||Available heated seats|
|2.5-liter 4-cylinder DOHC||Integrated backup camera||Frameless rearview mirror|
|Driver-selectable modes||SiriusXM Satellite Radio||Available moonroof|
Test drive the 2016 Toyota RAV4 in Birmingham, AL
Although the fuel economy fluctuates slightly depending on the model, on average the 2016 RAV4 gets 23 mpg in the city and 30 on the highway. Per usual, the hybrid models offer an even more impressive fuel economy. With seating for five passengers, there is plenty of room for everyone on your next adventure. Behind the rear seat is 38.4 cubic feet of cargo space, and if you fold down that seat you’ll reveal more than 73 cubic feet of space for larger belongings. Most of the models are also capable of towing up to 1,500 when properly equipped. All four of the gas models have the option between front and all-wheel drive depending on driver preference.
The 2016 Toyota RAV4 knows safety. It received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and added a new suite of safety systems to keep everyone protected at all times. The Toyota Safety Sense P is available as part of a package on the XLE and SE models, but it’s standard on the Limited model. It comes with a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Auto High Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. All models are set with the Star Safety System and ToyotaCare for a no-cost maintenance plan and roadside assistance. Also available is a Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Cross Alert to assist drivers in situations that may be busy and hard to see clearly. In addition to safety, there are a ton of convenience and entertainment technology features that are sure to keep the driver and all of their passengers entertained on the road.
Interested in learning more about what the 2016 Toyota RAV4 can do for you? Our team here at Serra Toyota would be more than happy to help you get acquainted with this efficient crossover and answer any questions you may have. Looking to get behind the wheel? Schedule a test drive and come on down today!