Reserve 2023 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid in Penticton
2023 Rav4 Hybrid Overview
The 2023 RAV4 Hybrid and RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid are compact-SUVs designed to offer fuel efficiency and good performance. While the Prime is capable of outrunning a four-cylinder Supra sports car to 60 mph, the RAV4 Hybrid is also quite sharp when it comes to handling. Its driving experience is more suited for mainstream SUV drivers, and the RAV4 Hybrid is an attractive, comfortable, and practical small crossover that is economical at the gas pump.
What's new in 2023?
The 2023 Woodland Edition of the RAV4 Hybrid offers all-terrain tires, a TRD suspension kit, bronze-colored wheels, a roof rack, mud flaps, black exterior badging, and a set of all-season floor mats sporting the Woodland Edition logo. All models now come with Toyota's next-generation infotainment interface, with standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as over-the-air update capability.
Engine and Performance
The RAV4 Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that's assisted by two electric motors for a combined output of 219 horsepower. The Woodland Edition model can reach 60 mph in 7.3 seconds, while the gas-only model needs 8.0 seconds. The RAV4 Prime, on the other hand, can hit 60 mph in just 5.6 seconds. Both models have competent handling, and their ride is comfortable..
Battery Life and Charging
The plug-in hybrid RAV4 Prime has an 18.1-kWh battery pack, and the EPA rates its electric-only driving range at 42 miles. A 3.3-kWh onboard charger is standard, and a 6.6-kWh charger is optional on the Prime XSE, which can decrease charging time to just 2.5 hours on a 240-volt outlet.
Fuel Economy & Mileage
When compared to the gas-powered RAV4, the hybrid model is much more efficient, with the EPA estimating it'll achieve 41 mpg city, 38 mpg highway, and 40 mpg combined.
Interior, and Cargo
The RAV4 Hybrid's interior is practical, with plenty of storage space and controls that are easy to use. While the cabin is well-built and nicely outfitted, it prioritizes practicality over style. At the base level, Toyota throws in plenty of features and niceties to make the ride comfortable for drivers and passengers.