2018 Toyota RAV4 reviews are coming in strong, praising the compact crossover in several areas, from the roomy interior for passengers and cargo, to the sensational Hybrid and brand-new Adventure options. The RAV4 has always been a smart choice, thanks to its fun, sporty style and reputation for dependable performance and value. So get ready! Industry experts have lots of positive things to say about this year's model.

Organized Space

Experts universally tout the roominess for both passengers and cargo inside the RAV4. Motor Trend calls the interior "spacious," and The Car Connection review calls out the fact that the RAV4's inner space is "well-organized and quiet." With a low loading height that makes it easy for packing and unpacking, plus a massive 73.4 cubic feet of space with the second seat folded down, the RAV4 is flexible and ready for weekend action.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Interior Dash

Attractive Hybrid Option

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid hits a sweet spot with fuel economy that The New York Daily News calls "impressive." Designed with a 2.5L I-4 gasoline engine, combined with three electric motors, the RAV4 Hybrid is able to hit an EPA-estimated fuel efficiency of 34 mpg city and 30 mpg highway, and as Motor Trend points out, accomplishes it while delivering more power than the standard gasoline options, with a total output of 194 hp, and all-wheel-drive.

Adventure Anyone?

Roadshow's extensive review of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Adventure model highlights a number of action-oriented features:

  • Standard tow prep equipment and upgraded radiator
  • Elevated ride height for additional clearance
  • Trailer Sway Control and Hill-Start Assist Control
  • 18-inch black aluminum wheels
  • Special badging
  • Larger fender flares and lower body guards
  • Fog light surrounds and black headlight bezels
  • Roof rack and more

The Adventure's interior sports unique door sills and trim pieces, plus a leather-trimmed shift knob and 120-volt power outlet in the cargo area. The RAV4 Adventure is available in five vibrant exterior paint colors - Black, Super White, Magnetic Grey Metallic, Silver Sky Metallic, and Ruby Flare Pearl.

2018 Toyota RAV4s

Industry Accolades

  • The Car Connection - "Lots of safety equipment makes the 2018 Toyota RAV4 a good choice."
  • New York Daily News - "Dependable, roomy, utilitarian, and safe, the Toyota RAV4 is a practical and popular choice among compact crossover SUVs."

It's Driving Time!

Toyota RAV4 reviews agree that the 2018 model delivers in every comparison category. At Elgin Toyota, we're here to help you research, analyze, finance, and of course, test drive the consistently great RAV4. Stop by and see our fantastic inventory, or contact us today!

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