Best Small SUV 2015
By the year 2015, the Toyota RAV4 is essentially unchanged with the exception of a couple of new options and features. In particular, there is a new Blizzard Pearl limited appearance package, while the XLE collects new wheels and the option of a power liftgate. Toyota also reviewed the front structure of the RAV4 this year to improve the vehicle’s Score in the Insurance Institute for small front overlay offset crash test of road safety.
The personality that for anything, size appetite’s easy-to-park and sensitive for the fuel, the compact crossovers are some of the most popular vehicles on the road. Versatility is its greatest asset, as can easily be filled with seats, groceries, sports equipment, or the last remains of an antique trip and be on your merry way. Among these practices, SUVs, Toyota RAV4 has been a favorite of connoisseurs of buyers of all ages and tastes.
It comes with 17-inch, automatic headlights, mirrors, folding steel wheels, keyless entry, rear privacy glass, accessories, power supply, air conditioning, cruise control, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, a second row of seat 60/40-split reclining, and a camera, cell phone and Bluetooth audio connectivity and a sound system of six speakers with 6.1 inch touch screen CD player , an auxiliary audio output jack and an audio iPod/USB interface.
The XLE adds alloy wheels of 17 inch, fog lights, heating, mirrors with integrated turn signals, tracks, a moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, sports front seats, a cover charge and extendable eyecups. The audio system is updated in the XLE with satellite radio, HD radio, traffic and weather. XLE options include a power height-adjustable rear door, a navigation system and smartphone integration application Entune Toyota.
2015 Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder that produces 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard, and all versions of the RAV4 are available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel-drive.
Standard safety equipment on each 2015 Toyota RAV4 include the brake disc, a rear camera view, stability control, traction control, front head restraints reduce whiplash, front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. A driver’s knee airbag is also standard. A rear view camera is standard in all areas, while the optional technology package provides limited blind spot monitoring, warnings of run-off and rear Cross-traffic alerts.
Best Compact SUV 2015
2015 Toyota RAV4 interior design with steeper angles and lines that make up a modern and agile roadmap. Overall, however, the RAV design and materials are of average level for the compact crossover class, and some of the audio controls and climate change feel a little weak. The cupholder is adequate, but there are many storage cubbies than you’ll find in the CR-v.
Although all audio systems RAV4 Toyota Entune marquee only the XLE and Limited with navigation system models include the entune smartphone connected services suite, including the Bing search engine and Pandora streaming radio traffic, sports, and information. There’s a bit of functionality here, but to start with Entune, can be a nuisance: you have to install an app on your phone and sign up for an account, also, an active data connection is always necessary to use its functions. The touchscreen interface has menus simple, but sometimes does not respond to the touch of the user (Interestingly, we found the most basic touchscreen you better in this respect). On the other hand, all the conventional RAV4 2015 controls are easy to use.
The majority of buyers of small crossover are 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine this efficient and adequate enough for Toyota to most tasks. Changes of the smooth six-speed automatic transmission, but if you tend to drive assertively, you will find slow downshift in passing situations. In addition, increasing degrees of constant mountain, we noticed that the transmission has a tendency to hunt between gears (rather than choose a gear and stick with it). These features are probably a consequence of the kinematic chain is tuned for maximum gas mileage.
2015 RAV4 Toyota handles well and feels comfortable and refined across the road. A possible exception is the limited model, which can be a little edgy on rough pavement due to its large 18-inch wheels. In spite of this, the cabin remains crossover Toyota very quiet, which makes it a good choice for families with small children, who tend to sleep in the car.
In General, the RAV4 has a personality similar to the Honda CR-v and most demanding drivers may find less enjoyable to drive than most sports as CX-5 and escape crossovers, which has a direction more sensitive and more acceleration. If comfort is your priority, however, Toyota should do the right thing by you. In addition, if you need to venture off the beaten path, RAV4 available on AWD system quickly applies where energy is necessary for optimal traction, giving you a good amount of off-road capability. Read also : Best Crossover SUV 2015 BMW X6