First introduced to the North American market in 1995, the Toyota RAV4 was the first compact crossover to hit the automotive world. The Japanese automaker sought out to create a vehicle that had the benefits of the SUV, with the fuel economy and maneuverability of a compact car. Even more impressive, was the added benefit of the RAV4’s four-wheel drive capabilities. The name RAV4 stands for, Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-Wheel Drive, and it has paved the way for the compact crossover segment and vehicle’s such as the Ford Escape and Subaru Forester.
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 did not receive any major modifications, but it remains one of the most competitive vehicles in its segment. The spacious interior cabin is equipped with great standard features, and comfortable. Driver’s will appreciate the advanced cargo technology incorporated throughout the 2015 RAV4, saving them time with creative storage solutions. With three trim levels to chose from, drivers will find the best value with the base LE model, which starts at just $25,965.
The interior of the 2015 RAV4 offers passengers more space to stretch out, for a more comfortable and enjoyable ride. The 42.6 inches of front leg room, and 37.2 inches of rear leg room, allow for even the tallest passengers to ride in comfort. The 2015 RAV4 features an enhanced back seat experience, with reclining seatbacks from the simple pull of a handle.
The interior appointments throughout the RAV4’s cabin are just as impressive as the extra room to stretch out is. Available French stitching, soft touch materials, and a 6.1-inch touch-screen with Entune, all give the RAV4 a luxurious interior feel. Featuring Toyota’s advanced multi-information display for an interactive dashboard experience, the RAV4 is up to speed with the latest in-vehicle technology.
The driver of the 2015 RAV4 will feel more comfortable than ever, thanks to the standard tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio, Bluetooth, and hands-free phone controls built in. Satin silver inlays and raised grips, round out the luxurious and comfortable steering wheel column. Drivers will be able to rest even more comfortably thanks to the six-way adjustable driver’s seat with sport bolsters, and a seatback pocket. Those seeking the highest level of comfort can opt for the multi-stage heated SofTex-trimmed front seats, complete with an eight-way power-adjustable feature with memory function and power lumbar support.
Just as the RAV4 paved the way for the compact crossover segment, the 2015 Toyota RAV4 is forging a path in convenient cargo solutions. Whether driving the kids to school, buying a week’s worth of groceries, or heading out for a weekend of camping, packing a vehicle can be tricky. Toyota created brand new technology to help make organizing cargo easier, and more convenient. Check out some of the features that the 2015 Toyota RAV4 incorporates to help make cargo utility the best that it can be.
The 2015 RAV4 is offered in three different trim levels: LE, starting at $23,680; XLE starting at $25,240; and the Limited starting at $28,450. Each model offers its own unique standard features and equipment, with the Limited offering more than the LE or XLE. Toyota designed the base RAV4 LE so that it included enough amenities to impress, without having to break the bank. So while some may opt for the higher-end XLE or Limited, the LE has the most to offer, for the lowest price. Check out all that it includes below:
Packed with everyday amenities and plenty of convenience features, the interior of the LE is just as comfortable as the XLE or Limited.
Just as impressive as the interior, the exterior of the RAV4 LE offers a great list of standard features sure to turn heads.
The RAV4 LE brings just as much value in terms of safety, as it does in interior comfort and exterior technology.
The 2015 Toyota RAV4 offers great standard features on its base LE model, making it’s starting MSRP of less than $24,000, a great deal.