The 2015 Toyota RAV4 is a five passengers compact crossover offered in three main trim levels: LE, Axle and Limited. The 2015 Toyota RAV4 LE-out with 17-inch steel wheels, automatic lights, mirrors, and power to pre, keyless entry, rear privacy glass, air-conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, a tilt-wheel and its telescoping, a 60/40 – split and reclining second-row seat, rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and a six-speaker system sounds a 6.1 inch touchscreen, CD player, an auxiliary audio jack and iPod / USB audio interface.
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 Axle adds 17-inch alloy wheels, fog-lights, heated side mirrors turned to the integrated signals, the roof of the Rails, a sunroof, sportier front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a cover and extendable sun visors. Audio system upgrade on the Axle to include satellite radio, traffic and weather and HD radio. Options for the Axle include a height-adjustable power liftgate, navigation system and Toyota Antun smartphone app integration.
The top-level 2015 Toyota RAV4 Limited comes with all of the above plus 18-inch alloy wheels, keyless entry and ignition, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a direct leather-wrapped and shifter, an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat memory settings, heated front seats and premium synthetic leather upholstery.
Options on the 2015Toyota RAV4 Limited include a navigation system bundled with a 11-speaker premium JBL audio system. The Technology package adds blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alerts, the lane-warning system start and automatic high-beam control for lights. There are also Blizzard Pearl Premium Package, which features the Blizzard Pearl paint and 18-inch machine-finished wheels and black accents.
2015 Toyota RAV4 Interior
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 features an interior design with great angles and lines form a dash streamlined and modern look. However, the whole, 2015 Toyota RAV4 design and materials for the compact crossover class, and few audio andthe climate controls feel slightly simple. The cupholder count is adequate, but it’s not as many useful storage cubbies as you will find in the CR-V.
Although all the 2015 Toyota RAV4’s audio Antun branding Toyota, Axle and Limited models navigation system include Antun suite of services smartphone-connected, among Bing search engine, the Pandora streaming radio and traffic, sports and the stock information. There is quite a bit of work here, but to start along Antun can be a problem, should install the app on your phone and register for an account, plus its always need a active data connection to use its features. The interface screen has the straightforward menus, but sometimes unresponsive to touch user. On the upside, all the normal controls in the 2015 RAV4 easy to use.
Rear passenger seat comfort are hampered slightly by a back seat mounted lower, but the ample space yet long enough even for adults. We also like the way the seat provides a large amount of lean correction. The 2015 Toyota RAV4 cargo bay estimate of 38.4 cubic and the opens favor and 73.3 cubes in the second row folded. That’s one of the skills the size of the class. There is a payment for that seat mounted in rear, the flat load floor and low load-in height, both of which reduce burden of loading heavy objects or even a couple of big dogs. The power liftgate operated and height-adjustable ideal.
2015 Toyota RAV4 Engine
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 is powered by 2.5-liter-cylinder engine that generage 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. A automatic transmission six-speed standard, and all versions of the RAV4 are available with either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. In the test, 2015 Toyota RAV4 all-wheel-drive took 9.2 seconds to hit 60 mph, the average time for a small crossover with base-cylinder engine.
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 front-drive is EPA-rated at 26 mpg combined (23 city / 31 highway) in LE and Axle trim these are good, but not the class-leading numbers for a small crossover. All 2015 Toyota RAV4 awd models are rated at 25 mpg combined (22 city / 29 highway).
2015 Toyota RAV4 Safety
Standard safety equipment 2015 Toyota RAV4 includes antilock disc brakes, rearview camera, stability control, fire control, the whiplash-reducing front head restraints, the front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbag. The driver knee airbag is also the standard. A camera rearview standard across the board, and optional Technology package on the 2015 Toyota RAV4 Limited provides blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts and the warnings lane walk. In brake testing, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 stopped from 60 mph in 128 feet, which is 5 feet needs.
In government crash testing, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 received four stars five for the general protection, and 4 stars awarded for frontal protection and five stars for side-impact protection. In Insurance Institute for the Highway Safety crash tests, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 received the top score of “Good” for its protection of those in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof inspections. Its seats / head restraints are not doing Good for Whiplash protection in rear impacts. However, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 received a rating “Poor” (the lower) risk test the Institute of small-overlap frontal-offset.