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Auto Shows 2020 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid revealed ahead of LA Auto Show debut

16:20  16 november  2019
16:20  16 november  2019 Source:   cnet.com

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The "most powerful RAV 4 yet" is set to debut at 2019 LA Auto Show . The PHEV formula of adding a larger battery pack and a charging port should net the RAV 4 a bit of purely electric range which would, in turn, help the plug - in best the current hybrid 's 41 city, 38 highway and 40 combined mpg

Toyota also showed it in a new color called Supersonic Red. Toyota is playing coy with any other details, saving them for the crossover's official debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show . We would expect it to use roughly the same powertrain as the regular RAV 4 Hybrid , meaning a 2.5-liter inline-four

Following the launch of the 2020 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models, Toyota is adding a third variant to the lineup with the announcement of the 2020 RAV4 Plug-in which will debut at the 2019 LA Auto Show next month.

a close up of a car: Toyota© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Toyota

Rather than focusing purely on the fuel economy benefits of the current RAV4 Hybrid, Toyota has chosen to also emphasize the performance advantages of the electrified variant, which is more powerful, slightly faster and a more enjoyable drive than the non-hybrid. It's an interesting strategy that Toyota claims is responsible for a 150-percent increase in RAV4 Hybrid model sales over the previous generation.

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While Toyota didn’t specify nomenclature—and thus whether it would be called RAV 4 Prime, just RAV 4 Plug - In Hybrid , or something else—the carmaker did confirm that it will arrive for the 2021 model year and first be shown at the LA auto show next month. The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime has an EPA-rated

Today's announcement teases a yet greener and potentially meaner model to come, with Toyota claiming the 2020 RAV4 Plug-in "will become the most powerful RAV4 yet."

The PHEV formula of adding a larger battery pack and a charging port should net the RAV4 a bit of purely electric range which would, in turn, help the plug-in best the current hybrid's 41 city, 38 highway and 40 combined mpg estimates. A reserver of power may also allow Toyota to coax a few more kilowatts out of one (or both) of the plug-in's two electric motors, topping the current hybrid's 219 ponies in the process. Specs and numbers, however, have not yet been announced, so we're left speculating until the new model debuts in LA.

a car parked on the side of a road: Toyota© Provided by CBS Interactive Inc. Toyota

What we do know is that the RAV4 Plug-in will add a new color to the palette of options: Supersonic Red, which is illustrated in the preview image that accompanied the announcement. We also know that, as a 2020 model year vehicle, the plug-in will also benefit from Toyota's also newly announced warranty extension for electrified vehicle batteries which stretches coverage for the pack to 10 years or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first.

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Toyota confirmed that it will present the plug - in hybrid version of its massively popular RAV 4 SUV at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The official unveiling of the PHEV version of the RAV 4 will take place on November 20 at the LA show , and we’ll know all the important details at

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Following in the footsteps of the Prius Plug-in/Prius Prime, the RAV4 Plug-in will be the second PHEV model in the brand's history. Expect more details between now Nov. 20, when the 2020 RAV4 plug-in bows at the 2019 LA Auto Show.

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