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2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Model Review

It’s easier and more accessible than ever to protect the environment. Gas prices keep rising as we recover our economy, and it’s time to start thinking about whether or not you want to keep paying for fuel. A hybrid makes it easy to do your part while also protecting your wallet. The RAV4 Hybrid might have a higher initial price, but what you’ll save on gas more than makes up for it. While not much has changed since its debut year in 2019, there are a few upgrades and additions that make it worth checking out. If you’re looking for the perfect hybrid SUV and you don’t know where to start, read on to learn more about the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

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Trims and Prices

As you might expect, the hybrid model is a bit more expensive than its gas-powered counterparts. However, we still think the pricing is quite competitive. It’s more affordable than many luxury SUVs, and you’re going to be saving more in the long run on gas. Here are the available trims and their base prices:
  • LE Hybrid starting at $29,000
  • XLE Hybrid starting at $31,00
  • XSE Hybrid starting at $35,000
  • Limited Hybrid starting at $38,000

We think most people will enjoy a middle-of-the-road XLE. This trim offers the most features while staying within a more affordable price range, so it can fit most budgets.

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Engine and Performance

The RAV4 Hybrid comes with one engine: a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder paired with two electric motors. Together, they create a zippy driving experience that feels quick and controllable. Of course, its biggest draw is its gas mileage. At 41 MPG city and 38 MPG highway, it competes with some of the most elite SUVs on the market. Comparing this to the original RAV4 in terms of fuel efficiency is a no-brainer. The hybrid beats the gas-powered RAV4 by nearly 11 MPG, which will save you big time.

Infotainment and Safety Features

Depending on the trim you choose, you’ll be rewarded with either a 7.0 inch or 8.0 inch screen. The XLE model also comes with an Audio Plus package, which includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A Wi-Fi hotspot is also standard. A six-speaker system is standard, but an eleven-speaker option is available on the XSE and standard on the Limited Hybrid. As for safety, it was named by the IIHS to be a Top Safety Pick for 2020. With this title, you don’t even have to look at the standard driver assistant features--you already know this model will protect you and your family.

Learn more about the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid model when you call Toyota of Slidell in Slidell, LA!

Curious about what the RAV4 Hybrid can do for you? The experts at Toyota of Slidell are ready to help! We’ve got all the information you need at our disposal. Our long-time staff can guide you through the buying process until you’ve found the Toyota you’ve always wanted. For more information, give us a call