2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
|2019 Toyota RAV4||vs||2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid|
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|Front-Wheel Drive||Drivetrain||All-Wheel Drive|
|LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, Limited||Trim Levels||LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XSE Hybrid, Limited Hybrid|
So, when it comes time to purchase a new 2019 Toyota RAV4 model, should drivers opt for a traditional configuration or something from the hybrid lineup? It depends on their driving habits! We break down the fuel economy and performance specs of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid below.
Fuel Economy and Performance Specs
While hybrid models may have had a lack of power in the past that made some drivers skeptical about switching over, the differences in power between hybrid models and their traditional counterpoints are now very slim. Both the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid offer drivers plenty of power to perform both daily driving tasks and any maneuvering off the beaten path. In fact, the 2019 RAV4 Hybrid model actual offers a few extra horsepower.
The base model of the 2019 RAV4 and 2019 RAV4 Hybrid lineups are both outfitted with the same 2.5-liter dynamic-force DOHC engine. In addition to the gas-powered engine, the 2019 RAV4 Hybrid adds a multi-electric motor assist and an intelligent Stop and Start Engine System to conserve fuel.
The 2019 RAV4 Hybrid obviously has the leg up when it comes to fuel usage. Base 2019 RAV4 Hybrid LE Hybrid trims offer 41 miles per gallon in city driving and 38 miles per gallon on the highway compared to base 2019 RAV4 models that offer 26 miles per gallon in city driving and 35 mpg on the highway. Drivers who plan to spend most of their time driving in city traffic will see the largest difference in fuel usage between the models.
Both the 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid lineups are now available at Serra Toyota in Birmingham. Connect with our team for more information!