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2019 Toyota RAV4

2019 Toyota RAV4 2019 Toyota RAV4

I am a fan of Toyota. I have driven several of their cars over the years and I've always enjoyed the experience. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is no exception. Redesigned for 2019, this new Toyota has a lot to offer, including great gas mileage, a comfortable ride, plenty of storage, and tech galore.

There are nine trims of the RAV4 (if you include hybrid as separate), which gives customers the ability to find the perfect RAV4 for their needs and budget.

The line-up starts with the base model LE, and from there we step up to the XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, and Limited. Additionally, for those in the market for a hybrid, the RAV4 is offered in the LE, XLE, and XSE trims. Non-hybrid versions come with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, and the hybrid models come with electronic all-wheel drive.

 

2019 Toyota RAV4

Engine and Handling

Engines are offered in two flavors, regular and hybrid. The first option is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine with 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, while the hybrid models add a multi-electric motor assist to the base engine.. That electric motor helps the hybrids achieve a combined system net horsepower of 219. While the engine in the RAV4 will never be mistaken for a performance system, it is more than up to the chore of day to day driving.

The Toyota RAV4's suspension sits firmly in the middle of sport and comfort. Body roll, bounce, and float are minimal, and the suspension does a nice job of absorbing the the impacts of minor road imperfections.

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Interior

Inside the SUV, Toyota RAV4 owners get to take advantage of two comfortable rows of seating. Heated front seats are available on mid-level models and standard on the higher trims. In terms of surfaces, the base model starts out with cloth seats and manually adjustable front seats. Things go up from there, ending with SofTex-trimmed seats.

The driver's seat is roomy and comfortable, and visibility is excellent. Controls are laid out intuitively, and are well marked.

In the premium models, the front seats are heated, ventilated, and power-adjustable, giving people various ways to control their comfort. In the second row, the bench has a 60/40 split that allows for one or both sides to be lowered, creating more cargo space. Some models also include the Smart Key System, which adds a power liftgate and push button start. The lower trims have remote keyless entry for convenience.

The base models have a seven-inch touchscreen for users to control music playback, make phone calls, and adjust other settings. On the mid-level trims, there is the opportunity to upgrade the touchscreen to one that measures eight inches. At the top of the spectrum, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 comes standard with an eight-inch touchscreen that has built-in navigation and is hooked up to a premium audio system.

2019 Toyota RAV4

2019 Toyota RAV4

Exterior

On the exterior, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 has sharp lines combined with a few softer curves. Exterior color choices include Magnetic Gray Metallic, Blueprint, Ruby Flare Pearl, and Blizzard Pearl. A two-tone roof is an option for anyone who wants a bit more style. Some trims include LED projector-beam headlights, automatic high beams to boost visibility, and 18″ wheels.

2019 Toyota RAV4

Safety

Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 is found on all models. This includes alert systems that will warn drivers if they veer out of their lanes and pedestrian detection. In some cases, such as when a driver is slowly drifting to the right or left on the highway, the vehicle can take gentle corrective action. An additional feature is adaptive cruise control. This system allows the 2019 Toyota RAV4 to maintain a preset distance to the car in front of it, even in changing traffic conditions. All of these safety features and more are a part of Toyota's Safety Sense, a bundle of active safety features that is now standard on many Toyota vehicles.

The RAV4 also earned an overall safety rating of 5 stars from the NHTSA, and is a 2019 Top Safety Pick according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Bottom line, if safety is one of your must have priorities in a vehicle, the Toyota RAV4 has you covered.

Thanks to A Girl's Guide To Cars and Toyota for sponsoring the 2019 A Girl's Guide to Cars Fall Drive & Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This 2019 Toyota RAV4 post is sponsored. All opinions are my own. 

2019 Toyota RAV4

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  1. That is one sweet ride! I love the interior and exterior styling, and I love the size. It’s big enough to fit the family and our stuff, but it’s not so big that it’s a pain to navigate.

  2. I love the look and safety features of the Rav-4. It looks like it will fit a family of 5 comfortably, which is ideal for road trips.

  3. This would be a great first purchase only if I had my license.

  4. My aunt has a Rav 4. I have to say they get better looking every year. 

  5. nice, i have seen a couple of these on the road, they are a good looking car.

  6. Whew….this is a smashing beauty! In Africa, we are so used to seeing and using the “Limited” version. This interior and wheels, will be something to die for, here.

    I love it.

  7. They have definitely upped the RAV4’s game since they first introduced them! I would have to take the family to sit in one as we as a family of tall folks. All the features sound wonderful though! Thanks for sharing!

  8. That looks like a wonderful car with plenty of amazing features. I don’t know much about cars but I must say that is something I can imagine driving.

  9. joy

    toyota makes a great car. i was so disappointed to say goodbye to my camry when it was crashed into. the rav4 sure looks gorgeous in those photos you shared!!

    Joy at The Joyous Living

  10. I love the design of 2019 TOYOTA RAV4! It looks so family friendly and also chic. More space indeed!

  11. katrina Kroeplin

    the rav 4 is awesome! i have test driven it and considered buying. i may have to consider it again as i’m looking for a new car after this.

  12. Kiwi

    That Toyota is amazing. Loving the tech specs and the color of this car.

  13. remo

    I too love Toyota Cars. 2019 TOYOTA RAV4 seems like a great car. Will definitely check it out.

  14. robin rue

    I love my Toyota! I have a Highlander, but I have no doubt how awesome the Rav4 is!

  15. Those are some nice wheels! Looks like a really nice comfortable ride!

  16. What a pretty car! And that color is SO refreshing!!! I’m so sick of all the black/grey/silver/red as pretty much the only options!

  17. Liz Mays

    The safety rating would make this ideal for family use. I’d definitely be curious about trying one with a hybrid engine.

  18. We have a Toyota mini van that has served its purpose. It may be time to trade up to this ca.

  19. Beautiful car! I’d LOVE to take a spin in this!

  20. My mom drives a new RAV4 and totally loves it. I’m always comfortable and have plenty of space when I ride with her too.

  21. I’ve heard so many great things about the Toyota Rav-4! We are going to be looking for a new car very soon and this one is at the top of our list.

  22. Our little family of 5 will fit comfortably in the Rav-4! As a mom, I always look at the safety features and this baby is loaded with great stuff!

  23. It’s a beautiful, reliable car. I trust Toyota with their design. Would love to test it.

  24. Sherry

    This is one nice looking vehicle. I would go for the premium model. In the winter I need heated seats. It gets quite chilly here in Canada. Love the color.

  25. Looks like a fabulous ride! I’m a long time fan of Toyota. And I agree with Sherry that in Canada we need heated seats. (Actually I’m just in Vancouver, Canada… so I don’t get to complain about the cold. But I still want heated seats.)

  26. Catalina

    We are thinking to buy a new car! Thank you for all these tips and info!

  27. The Toyota Rav4 has always been a favorite car due to its size and look. Toyota is a brand I trust.

  28. Erin

    What a fun ride! I was so sad to miss out on this conference this year! Hopefully I can make it next year. 🙂 Looks like you all had such a fun time and got to drive some cool cars! 🙂

  29. I love how they made the car bulkier. Looks amazing

  30. I had no idea the Rav4 had so many options! I really love the look of this car and wish my family could fit! Maybe for my teenagers

  31. The “boss” and I have been thinking about another vehicle once our car is paid off. We want something that is roomy for when we have the grand kids, as well as 4-wheel drive, as living here in Upstate New York requires it. I’m marking down the RAV4 as one I’d love to own.

  32. Ronnie

    Looks like an amazing car, and perfect for families too. Particularly because of the safety levels. It looks so sleek.

  33. That is such a gorgeous vehicle. I love the styling, and all that room is great! It’s so perfect for everyday life.

  34. Nice. I would love a Rav 4. It looks amazing, it has a ton of room, and it looks amazing. I know, I already said that. LOL

  35. I’m loving the interior of the 2019 Toyota RAV4. It’s very high tech and comfortable for families.

  36. joy

    my dad needs a new car and has been looking at the rav 4. thanks for the thorough descriptions and photos!

    joy at http://www.thejoyousliving.com

  37. This is such a nice car!! I seriously love the interior!

  38. I’m really liking to the look of this Rav4 and all its’ features and benefits. A friend of mine swears by hers. She’s had it for 10 years, and it’s survived 3 cross country trips and multiple west coast (over numerous states) drives.

  39. 2019 TOYOTA RAV4 looks like the perfect family car. I hope to get one next year for my family. It’s a great deal!

  40. I like this Toyota Rav4 better than the previous models. The style or it, and all the room is amazing.

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