Toyota showed the new RAV4 Prime

Toyota showed the new RAV4 Prime

November 20, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Toyota has demonstrated the new, most productive variation of the RAV4 crossover under the name Prime. The public display of the model will be held at the auto show in Los Angeles.

Cross RAV4 – is one of the most important models in the line of the Japanese brand, which will be even better by 2021. The Prime version is not only the most powerful modification of the cross at the present time, but also the most economical that Toyota has ever produced.

To achieve performance and fuel efficiency, the Japanese brand equipped the model with a hybrid power unit with a plug-in module. The novelty is based on a variation of the RAV4 Hybrid, with the same engine output (180 hp) in conjunction with an electric motor, the aggregate output of the unit is 306 hp A more capacious lithium-ion battery under the floor allows the novelty exclusively on electric traction to cover a distance of 63 km (EPA cycle).

 Like the RAV4 Hybrid, the Prime version has acquired an all-wheel drive system with electronic control. As a result, the acceleration time of Toyota RAV4 Prime to the first 100 kph reached a record 5.8 seconds, making this hybrid the fastest in the history of RAV4.

 The RAV4 Prime model will be offered in SE and XSE trim levels, the first of which has an exclusive grille, an aerodynamic front spoiler, black exterior accents and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Inside, the leather steering wheel, heated front seats and a multimedia complex with an 8-inch screen, which is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, can be noted. In addition, the Weather & Moonroof kit is available, adding a sunroof, heated steering wheel and heated rear seats.

 XSE is the more stylish of two options: a sporty 2-color exterior with a contrasting black roof, vertical LED DRLs and 19-inch wheels, which are exclusive to this model.

  The interior of this configuration is different in that it has seats made of artificial leather and a sunroof. In addition, there is a wireless charger for the smartphone and a 9-inch multimedia complex monitor.

  In addition, a luxury package is offered, consisting of ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel and a panoramic sunroof. Other extras include second-row seat heating, a projection screen, and a digital rearview mirror. At the end, an electric passenger seat, Bird’s Eye View monitor and JBL premium audio system stand out.

  In addition to the above-mentioned equipment, the SE and XSE variations have a set of Toyota Safety Sense assistance systems for motorists, consisting of automatic high-beam headlights, adaptive cruise control and a system for preventing collisions with pedestrians. The new cross will go on sale next summer.