When it's time to hit the road in a fun and agile midsize SUV, there are a few options out there to choose to get the most out of your driving. The 2018 Toyota RAV4 delivers on all fronts, so to help drivers in the Macon, Warner Robins, and Milledgeville areas, our team at Butler Toyota is going to highlight some of this vehicle's impressive abilities and features. This 2018 Toyota RAV4 review will focus on some of the major components of this midsize SUV. We'll look at the performance and engine options, interior space and entertainment features, and the Toyota Safety Sense™ P technology. This review of the RAV4 will help you learn enough so you can decide if this is the vehicle for you.

2018 RAV4 Performance & Engine Options

The Toyota RAV4 comes equipped with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that delivers 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. This engine gets mated with the 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic transmission with intelligence. The RAV4 also offers a hybrid option, which includes a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that can produce a net horsepower of 194. This engine comes equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), which not only delivers smooth transitions in speed, but it also adds to the vehicle's fuel efficiency.

Interior Space & Entertainment Features

RowHeadroomLeg SpaceCargo Space Behind Row
First39.8 inches42.6 inches73.4 Cubic Feet
Second38.9 inches37.2 inches38.4 Cubic Feet

The 2018 RAV4 comes equipped with equipped with the Entune™ Multimedia Bundle. This includes a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, a radio, a CD/MP3/WMA player, and a 6-speaker sound system. The screen is used to access the media features, too. However, it includes voice recognition technology that lets you select your media options or phone contacts with your voice. The Entune™ bundle can be upgraded to include HD Radio™, three months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio, and even Navigation with HD Radio™ Traffic and Weather.

Toyota Safety Sense™ P Technology

The base level 2018 Toyota RAV4 comes with the Toyota Safety Sense™ P system. This system is a collection of driver-assistance technology that can add a little more security and safety to routine trips around the block or lengthy road trips down the highway. These high-tech features utilize front-mounted sensors to detect objects in the vehicle's path, as well as identify the lines in the road. The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection can tell when a collision is imminent based on the rate of approach, and it'll apply enough brake pressure to give the driver enough time to react. Dynamic Radar Cruise Control lets the driver set their cruising speed and a distance from the vehicle ahead. The vehicle will actually adjust its speed to adapt to the speed and flow of traffic.

Getting a Closer Look at the 2018 Toyota RAV4

Did this 2018 Toyota RAV4 review provide you with the important details you were looking for? At Butler Toyota, we can help you learn even more about this midsize SUV. However, the best way to learn is to hop right into the cabin and take it out on the road. 

Schedule a test drive at Butler Toyota, the dealership that's happy to help drivers from the Macon, Warner Robins, and Milledgeville areas learn more about the vehicles they're interested in. 

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