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The 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid - Fantastic SUV

The 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid - Fantastic SUV

The all-new 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid is here and is now available to lease! From improved exterior and interior styling, to more powerful engines and new safety and technology features, there’s plenty to get excited about in the fifth-generation Rav4!

2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid Styling

The all-new Toyota Rav4 Hybrid receives a completely refurbished look for 2019. Getting straight into some of the details about the styling of the new Rav4, it has a longer 105.9-inch wheelbase, a high ground clearance, low roof line and bonnet.

Our Toyota Rav4 leasing prices start from £178.49 exc. VAT per month

In addition to the outside of the car, it has extended overhangs ( the lengths of a car which extend beyond the wheelbase at the front and rear) as well as a new multi-link rear suspension for better car steering. Overall, the Rav4's exterior has more agressive lines, a blocky front end, and a large open-mouthed grille - all of which contribute to it's confident, stylish profile.


The Rav4 is available in a wide range of exterior colours; Pure white, white pearl, silver blade, decuma grey, galaxy black, tokyo red, urban khaki, cyan splash and obsidan blue. You can also get the Rav4 in 4 bi-tone customers (only available on the Dynamic model); White pearl Bi-tone, silver blade Bi-tone, decuma grey Bi-tone and Obsidan blue Bi-tone.

"The Toyota RAV4 will swallow passengers in the front and bulky luggage in the boot with ease. It’s a doddle to load and even comes with a dog-friendly wipe-clean boot floor as standard "

Mat Watson, carwow expert

Inside, Toyota has improved the quality of the material and there is more attention to detail, making it more comfortable for passengers. For example, the ridges on the inside of the door handle, the brand-new leather seats, and the rubberised knobs for the climate and comfort control which as you can imagine feels really nice to touch. There is more headroom and legroom as well as more boot space too - 580 litres with the rear seats up, and 1.690 litres available if you fold them down.

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There is also a control knob for switching driver modes next to the transmission lever. For those who are new to the Toyota Rav4, you can switch between 6 driver modes - eco, sport, normal, mud and sand, snow and rock and dirt. The fact that it is a control knob and not six buttons grouped together, makes it really easy to switch between driver modes - another great improvement from the outgoing model.

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Technology and safety aids

The infotainment system comes as standard in 7-inches, with the 8-inches being optional, and it’s positioned nice and high which makes it easier for drivers to view and navigate.

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The Rav4 features Toyota’s Entune 3.0 software. Entune 3.0 includes Amazon Alexa voice activation via Bluetooth as well as smartphone integration via Apple carplay. There is also an 800-watt JBL audio system, Qi wireless charging and up to five USB ports. An 8.0-inch screen with satellite and navigation is available as optional.

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All Rav4’s have a total of 8 airbags and Toyota Safety 2.0, which includes adaptive cruise control, road sign detection, automatic high beams, automatic emergency braking, pre-collision warning and daytime cyclist detection, and lane departure alert with steering assist. Buyers have the option of including blind spot monitoring system, rear cross traffic alert and a 360-degree birds eye monitoring system.

2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid models

The Rav4 comes available in 4 trim levels: Icon, Design, Excel, and Dynamic. Examples of features found at each trim level can be seen in the table below;

Toyota RAV4 Trim Levels

Icon Design Excel Dynamic
17" Silver Alloy Wheels (5-spoke) 18" Silver Alloy Wheels (5-spoke) 18" Silver Alloy Wheels (5-spoke) 18" black painted alloy wheels (5-spoke)
Automatically retractable door mirrors Automatically retractable door mirrors Automatically retractable door mirrors Gloss Black shark-fin antenna
Auto headlights Smart Entry & Push-button Start Smart Entry & Push-button Start Gloss Black door mirrors
Auto wipers Auto Headlights Auto Headlights Gloss Black roof
Gloss black roof rails Auto Wipers Auto Wipers Automatically retractable door mirrors
Rear parking sensors Gloss Black roof rails Gloss Black roof rails Smart Entry & Push-button Start
Reversing camera Front parking sensors Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) Auto Headlights
Lane Trace Assist Rear parking sensors Front parking sensors Auto Wipers
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection Reversing Camera Rear parking sensors Gloss Black roof rails
Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control Lane Trace Assist Reversing Camera Blind Spot Monitor (BSM)
Full-range Adaptive Cruise Control Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection Headlight cleaners Front parking sensors
Automatic High Beam (AHB) Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) Rear parking sensors
8" Touch screen Full-range Adaptive Cruise Control Lane Trace Assist Reversing Camera
Toyota Touch® 2 multimedia system Automatic High Beam (AHB) Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
7" TFT multi-information display 8" Touch screen Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control Lane Trace Assist
Dual-level deckboard Voice recognition Full-range Adaptive Cruise Control Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian and Cyclist Detection
ISOFIX seat fixing Toyota Touch® 2 with Go Navigation Automatic High Beam (AHB) Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
  7" TFT multi-information display 8" Touch screen Full-range Adaptive Cruise Control
  Dual-level deckboard Voice recognition Automatic High Beam (AHB)
  ISOFIX seat fixing Toyota Touch® 2 with Go Navigation 8" Touch screen

Rav4 Packs

In addition to the above features, Toyota offer a range of packs for buyers to choose from including;

  • SUV Pack: You will gain a front guard, stainless steel side bars and rear diffuser
  • Accent Pack: Allows buyers to add a touch of colour to their Rav4, whether it's the rear trim, front bumper, fog light surrounds or side still. colours include; Metal stream, Tokyo Red, White, Lime Green or Chrome.
  • Parking Pack: This pack is available on Icon models only and offers four front and four rear sensors to make parking even easier.
  • Protection pack: Adds a stainless steer rear and front and rear mud flaps.
  • Sport Pack: Adds a rear diffuser, front skirt and side underruns.
  • Towing Pack: Consists of a vertically detachable tow bar, with a selection of either a 7-or 13-pin dedicated Toyota genuine wiring kit.

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Engines available

Toyota has immensely developed the new Rav4’s engine size and capabilities. It comes with a 2.5 Litre Dynamic Force Engine which drives either the front or all four wheels with the assistance of an electric motor and battery.The front-wheel drive version can deliver a combined output of 218 bhp, while the four wheel drive version can produce 222 bhp. In terms of acceleration, the Rav4 can go up to 0-62mphin 8.1 seconds. The Rav4 has a fuel consumption of 41mpg in the city and 37mpg on the motorway, as estimated by Toyota.

Prices for the 2019 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid start at £29,640. If you would like to discuss Rav4 car leasing options with an Account Manager - request a callback today.

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