2019 Toyota RAV4 previewed, thanks in Australia upcoming yr

The Japanese huge is on a new-model kick this month, with confirmation the 2019 Toyota RAV4 will be unveiled at the New York motor show.

The news follows the the latest debut in Geneva of the new-technology Corolla hatch, alongside with confirmation and a initially look at the reborn Supra.

As 1 of the youthful badges in Toyota’s line-up, this new RAV4 will be fifth of its identify, replacing the ‘XA40’ model that launched in 2013.

Today’s teaser picture provides quite little in the way of element on the new Toyota RAV4, though it is crystal clear we can as soon as all over again anticipate extra considerable proportions – just as the Kluger was presented in its leap from next- to 3rd-technology design.

Spy pics posted by CarAdvice in January all over again confirmed a greatly disguised physique, even though the form of a wide sloping grille can be found pushing via the vinyl up entrance.

Of Toyota’s most recent present vehicles, January’s FT-AC idea – revealed in Detroit – seems the most likely applicant for donating its styling themes to the newest generation of Toyota’s mid-sized SUV.

Below the skin, the car is envisioned to adopt the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) at the moment underpinning the C-HR, Camry, Prius and new Corolla. Be expecting to see a range of new four-cylinder and hybrid powertrains,  and a new transmission, as discovered in February.

Toyota sold 21,077 present-day-generation RAV4s in Australia final year – a 7.9 for each cent advancement on 2016, but off the pace of the Mazda CX-5 (25,831) and Hyundai Tucson (23,828).

Australia

Talking with CarAdvice this early morning, Toyota Australia communications manager Orlando Rodriguez confirmed the new RAV4 will make its way Down Below in 2019. Actual timing is nonetheless to be verified, nonetheless.

Additional: All New York motor show news protection