The previous model 2019 Toyota RAV4 has been fully exterior facelifted, so the new 2020 Toyota RAV4 will arrive with minimal changes and upgrades.
However, the interior will see some refreshments this time and we can expect some technology upgrades. This model possesses one of the most attractive designs, spacious cabin, and plenty of standard safety features. The current model has become one of the best selling models on the market.
2020 Toyota RAV4 Exterior Will Get Some Small Updates
Over the years, Toyota has been revamped design of the RAV4 model and make it one of the most attractive on the market. As we already wrote, the previous model gets the most changes and the new one will keep the same styling.
However, there are some small updates that give this SUV a more attractive look. The front fascia will get some modifications and bumper as the headlamp styling will look sharper. The same technology is also there and headlight as the taillight will be powered with LED.
The body colors are also transferred from the current one model and buyers will be offered with Silver Sky Metallic, Black, Magnetic Grey Metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl and Super White.
Interior Design and Trim Levels
The interior of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 will get some refreshments. The cabin will be techier with plenty of soft-touch materials and the buyers will get a better cargo space. The interior dimensions are changed and the front row is now tighter, while rear-seat offers better and increased headroom and legroom. The seats are also comfortable and are available with two-tone SofTex synthetic leather that gives this SUV better look and durability.
The center stack is also new with a 7-inch touch-screen system on base LE trim. This trim will add navigation and Apple CarPlay, temperature knobs and the climate control buttons just below the air vents. Furthermore, with the higher trims, the buyers will get a bigger 8-inch infotainment system, automatic climate control and an increase in the safety department.
2020 Toyota RAV4 Will Be Powered By Two Engine Variants
The new 2020 Toyota RAV4 will come with two engines gas and hybrid. The first one gasoline will use a 2.5-liter engine that produces 203 HP. This engine is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy is also good and this model gives 26 mpg in the city/ 34 mpg on the highway and 29 mpg combined. The suspension is great as the handling of this model. Also, the towing capacity is better and with the adventure model, the tow goes up to 3500 pounds.
2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid variant will be more efficient. This engine comes with a strong 2.5-liter 4-cylinder and with two electric motors. The gas engine produces 175-horsepower, while the two electric 200 horsepower output. The two electric motors are now smaller and lighter and will improve fuel economy.
This type of engine comes with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (CVT) that will reduce transmission losses by 25 percent compared to the current model. As for the fuel economy, it will be much improved and owners will get, 41 mpg in the city and 37 on the highway as 39 mpg combined.
MSRP and release date
The MSRP of the previous 2019 Toyota RAV4 model has been $25,500. However, the approaching 2020 Toyota RAV4 offers many new techs and we can expect a small increase in price. Also, the price of the last year trims XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, Limited and Hybrid will cost a couple of thousand more. The release of this model will be sometime in the year 2020.