2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Model Review with Prices, Photos, & Specs

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Model Overview at Beechmont Toyota

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Key Features

  • Starting at $30,025 MSRP*
  • 2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine with 194 net horsepower
  • Electronic On-Demand AWD with intelligence (AWD-i)
  • Optional Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan
  • Intelligent Touch controls for audio system and climate control
  • Available Premium perforated leather-trimmed multi-stage heated and ventilated front seats
  • Optional Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging
  • Standard Entune™ Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App
2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

About the Toyota RAV4 Hyrbid

The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid packs powerful efficiency, eye-catching style, along with an interior that’s both comfortable and versatile. RAV4 Hybrid is powered by a 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine with legendary Toyota Hybrid Synergy Driver producing 194 net horsepower. When Mother Nature rains on your parade, RAV4 Hybrid comes equipped with Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive with intelligence (AWD-i) which ensures you’ll always have ideal traction in any situation. Enjoy outstanding efficiency driving the RAV4 Hybrid, which achieves an impressive EPA-estimated 34 MPG city fuel economy rating**. With the available Entune™ Premium Audio and App Suite, RAV4 Hybrid drivers can enjoy access to their favorite multimedia while on the go.

What the Critics Say

Its cabin is quiet and comfortable, though it’s not especially upscale or stylish. Additionally, its infotainment system is intuitive and easy to use. The RAV4 Hybrid doesn’t provide a thrilling ride, but you’ll be pleased with it in everyday driving, and you’ll love it at the pump. If you’re looking for a car that’s nicer to the environment than many classmates and adds all the bells and whistles, the RAV4 will satisfy.” — U.S. News & World Report
The RAV4 Hybrid is quicker from 0 to 60 mph than the standard RAV4 and even many other crossovers in this class. You might also worry about cargo space, but again the RAV4 Hybrid hardly suffers. Storage is barely impacted by the hybrid battery pack, which drops from 38.4 cubic feet to 35.6 cubic feet. Overall, the RAV4 Hybrid is a compelling compact crossover with all the benefits of a traditional hybrid with few downsides.” — Edmunds

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Features

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Synergy Drive System

Hybrid Performance & Efficiency

With 194 net horsepower, the 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine using Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive offers responsive acceleration in addition to remarkable fuel efficiency. No matter where you’re headed, you can count on the RAV4 Hybrid to get you there. Using standard Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive with intelligence (AWD-i), the RAV4 Hybrid provides ideal amounts of traction when things start to get slippery. Monitor the Hybrid Synergy Drive system with just a glance at the unique gauge cluster found on RAV4 Hybrid. With an EPA-estimated 34 MPG city rating**, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will make your wallet happy as you drive past gas stations.

Versatile Interior

Tame those chilly mornings with available heated SofTex®-trimmed 8-way power-adjustable front seats. RAV4 Hybrid offers a standard power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade which allows you to fill the interior with natural lighting and fresh air. Standard dual-zone automatic climate control ensures that drivers and passengers can each fine-tune their ideal temperature setting. 60/40 split folding rear seats allow for a maximum cargo capacity of 70.6 cubic feet, meaning that you’ll always be able to bring that extra suitcase along for the journey.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Interior
2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Energy Monitor

Advanced Technology

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid offers a smart drive with connected technology. A comprehensive energy monitor provides real-time information showing how power is being used via the operation of the gas engine, electric motor, and hybrid battery. With only the swipe of your foot underneath the rear bumper of the RAV4 Hybrid you can open the hands-free power activated liftgate, even when your hands are full. Use the available Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan to see an overhead view of the vehicle, helping you maneuver into tight spaces. The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid delivers outstanding value. In fact, U.S. News & World Report named the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid the 2017 Best Hybrid SUV for the Money.

Trims & Specs

Toyota Prius One

XLE Hybrid

  • Starting at $30,025 MSRP*
  • Dual zone automatic climate control with air filter
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade
  • Smart Key System with Push Button Start
  • Fabric-trimmed adjustable front seat with sport bolsters and seatback pocket
  • Electronic On-Demand AWD with intelligence (AWD-i)

Toyota Prius Two

SE Hybrid

  • Starting at $33,180 MSRP*
  • 18-inch 5-spoke Sport alloy wheels with P235/55R18 tires
  • Entune™ Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App
  • SofTex®-trimmed adjustable front seats, 60/40 split fold-flat rear seats
  • Black-painted heated power outside mirrors with turn signal
  • indicators and folding feature
  • Sport-tuned suspension

Toyota Prius Two Eco


  • Starting at $35,025 MSRP*
  • Entune™ Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)
  • SofTex®-trimmed heated adjustable front seats
  • Available Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan
  • Frameless auto-dimming rearview mirror

*MSRP includes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $895 for Cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla iM, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius v, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV), $995 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,295 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,295 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally related equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, and TX will be higher. Actual dealer price will vary.

**2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.