The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid’s new 2.5 litre Dynamic Force powertrain is both more fuel-efficient and powerful than the current outgoing model.
This self-charging fourth-generation hybrid electric system offers additional benefits. Key components are lighter and more compact, including the nickel-metal-hydride battery and power control unit which has been engineered to reduce electrical and mechanical losses.
The RAV4 Hybrid full system maximum output of 219bhp is 24bhp higher than the previous generation RAV4 Hybrid unit. Indicating that Toyota’s latest self-charging hybrid technology is not lacking in strength. Acceleration from rest to 62mph takes just 8.1 seconds, while combined fuel economy is expected to be 62.8mpg and CO2 emissions as low as 102g/km. Driver benefits include better acceleration from stationary, improved efficiency at higher speeds and more linear acceleration.