2017 Toyota RAV4 Specs: New RAV-4 Features and Options

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is ready to go anywhere with anyone. As always, it's versatile, practical, and ready for anything that comes its way. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is a small, car-based SUV with seating for five and over 70 cubic feet of cargo space that's ready to be loaded up for day trips and getaways.

New this year is the premium Platinum model, a Smart-Key five-passenger model with full body-colored trim and luxurious interior flourishes including a heated steering wheel, driver and front passenger heated seats, and leather trim with silver accents. It's a new model that retains all its form and function but with so much luxury it's certainly the "ooh-la-la" of the RAV4 family. 

Read more about the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and learn about trim levels, standard features, and more. If you have any questions or need any additional information don't hesitate to give us a call. Or, simply stop by our sunny Santa Rosa dealership this weekend. At Freeman Toyota we love helping people find the car they need. Come by this weekend and take a 2017 Toyota RAV4 out for a test drive. It'll be the start of your next adventure.

2017 RAV4 Models and Trim Levels

There are eight available RAV4 models, which includes three hybrid options: LE, XLE, XLE Hybrid, SE, SE Hybrid, Limited, Limited Hybrid, and Platinum. The base LE starts at $24,910. All non-hybrid 2017 RAV4 models come standard with front-wheel drive 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and a six-speed automatic transmission with the option for all-wheel drive. The difference between models is found in available and standard amenities rather than power or performance. This year's new range-topping Platinum model, the most premium model which starts at $34,750, comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P), hands-free, foot-activated power liftgate with jam protection, five-door Smart Key System, platinum doorsill protectors, and bird's eye view camera. 

For 2017, the Toyota RAV4 gains a host of driver assistance features as standard equipment, including a forward collision mitigation system, lane departure warning, automatic high beams, and adaptive cruise control. 

2017 RAV4 Standard Features

The 2017 Toyota RAV-4 is an ultra low emission vehicle. When compared to older models, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 sees a heightened focus on improving and upgrading standard safety features. Standard safety features across all models include: 

    • Toyota Safety Sense™: Toyota's pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
    • Driver and front passenger Whiplash-Injury-Lessening (WIL) seats
    • Driver and front passenger seatbelt warning system
    • Star Safety System™, which includes enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist and smart stop technology

Additionally, there is a wide range of other safety features available as add-ons, such as Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert systems. 

More features across all models include:

    • Rear window defogger with timer
    • Privacy glass on rear side, quarter, liftgate windows
    • Acoustic noise-reducing front windshield
    • Roof rails
    • Backup camera with projected path
    • a version of Entune® app
    • ECO and Sport Modes
    • Hill Start Assist control
    • trailer-sway control

2017 RAV4 Interior

A spacious, comfortable interior for driver and passenger alike that can be adapted easily to fit your personal style and driving needs. The 2017 Toyota RAV-4 does not compromise on passenger comfort. Its elegant interior creates a smooth, comfortable, quiet ride. With available features including an 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat with memory function and power lumbar support, you'll never struggle to find your perfect driving position. For savvy drivers, paddle shifters are an available feature in the SE model allowing for greater power and control during every ride.

Standard features include back-up camera with projected path, which makes parking in tight spaces incredibly easy. The LE and XLE models include remote keyless entry, whereas the Limited and SE come standard with Smart Key System. All models include an illuminated entry system. 

2017 RAV4 Engine, MPG

A 176 horsepower 2.5-liter four and a six-speed automatic are standard across models with the option for either front- or all-wheel drive. Non-hybrid Toyota RAV4 models have an average EPA estimated 23 mpg for city miles and 30 mpg for highway driving, while both hybrid models-the Hybrid SE and Hybrid Limited-take home an impressive 34 mpg for city miles and 30 mpg for highway.

Depending on what adventure you set out on, the 2017 Toyota RAV4 comes available with selectable driving modes to enhance your travels. Selectable modes include ECO and Sport Modes. ECO Mode will help maximize fuel efficiency, while Sport Mode will revise shift points to add exhilarating thrills to every acceleration. 

The Toyota RAV4 is one of the most popular, competitive crossover models on the market because it's the perfect companion for all sorts of travel. It's great for family and business. It's great for commuting and road trips. It's the type of ride you can take anywhere and because it's a Toyota, you can trust it will get you there. 

Known for its versatility and practicality the 2017 Toyota RAV4 provides a smooth ride, plenty of cargo space (aka adventure space!), and comes equipped with standard and available high-tech features to rival other models in its class. Plus, with the 2017 Toyota RAV4's hyper-focus on enhanced safety features you can drive with confidence down any road you choose.

If you're looking for a "go anywhere" ride, then look no further than the 2017 Toyota RAV4. Visit our Santa Rosa showroom to take one out for a test drive today. The members of our sales team will help you choose the right trim and familiarize you with all the available equipment options. We're here to connect you to the RAV4 that best suits your needs. Easily get a glimpse of what's currently in stock by viewing our 2017 Toyota RAV4 online inventory.

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