2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV Crossover Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SUV Crossover

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 Pros The hybrid powertrain delivers immediate acceleration.

 Pros The handling is well-composed because of the reasonable limits of its cornering speed.

 Pros The steering is responsive and the effort required to turn is balanced.

 Pros Controlling the linear stopping force with the firm brake pedal is very manageable.

 Pros The base trim comes standard with several advanced safety and driver aids.

 Pros Excellent safety ratings provide a sense of security for the potential buyer.

 Pros Roof rails can be added to the base trim.

 Pros Entering the cabin is easy because of the low ride height and large entrances.

 Pros The front and rear seats are roomy even for the passenger beyond six feet in height.

 Pros The seats are comfortable even during a long drive.

 Pros The cloth upholstery is comfortable because it allows better air circulation.

 Pros The space available for cargo is generous for its size.

 Pros It achieves good fuel economy because of the adequate output of its engine.

 Cons The transition to the combustion engine when accelerating isn’t smooth.

 Cons There is no Apple CarPlay nor Android Auto available.

 Cons Only the SE and higher trim levels have 18-inch wheels.

 Cons The base trim does not have the option of a sunroof.

 Cons There is no real leather upholstery available.

 Cons The rear seats are not as supportive as the front seats.

 Cons Impacts from bumps and cracks are not dampened enough to be comfortable.

 Cons Road and wind noise is audible and distracting to the interior atmosphere.