How Efficient is the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime?Mar 15th, 2023
2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime Efficiency in Timmins, Ontario
The 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime is a plug-in hybrid variant of the popular crossover SUV that offers a larger battery, quicker throttle response and an increased all-electric driving range. Sharing many of the same attributes as the gasoline-powered RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid, Toyota owners will appreciate the familiarity of the RAV4 Prime. Offered in two well-equipped all-wheel drive models, this five-seater compact crossover SUV is ready to handle the duties of a conventional SUV, while offering a drastically improved fuel economy. Continue reading below as our team of Toyota experts here at James Toyota has highlighted the impressive efficiency features of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Prime.
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Plug-in Hybrid Electric Powertrain
Gone are the days of slow and lethargic hybrid vehicles as the 2023 RAV4 Prime puts performance and efficiency at the forefront. Powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine, paired with an advanced hybrid powertrain, the RAV4 Prime delivers a highly respectable 302 net horsepower. Enjoy near-instantaneous acceleration thanks to the its large battery pack that provides ample amounts of torque at the bottom of the rev range. With a reported top speed of up to 135 km/h in EV mode, the 2023 RAV4 Prime’s acceleration and driving dynamics are a welcome change for efficiency-focused drivers.
Visits to the gas station are few and far between for 2023 RAV4 Prime owners. When propelled strictly by its four-cylinder gasoline engine, the vehicle delivers a commendable combined city and highway fuel economy rating of as low as 6.0 L/100km. When combined with the its advanced hybrid electric system, the RAV4 Prime delivers a combined equivalent rating of 2.5 Le/100km!
Charge Time & Driving Range
With the RAV4 Prime’s Plug-in Hybrid design, plug-in to a 240V outlet and charge its battery pack in as little as 2 hours and 30 minutes! Extend your electric only driving range with EV Mode enabled and enjoy up to 68 km of all-electric range on a full charge. To get the maximum about of driving range possible, combine a fully charged battery with a full tank of gas, and expect to drive up to 979 km before needing to fill-up or plug-in again.
Self-Charging Hybrid Battery
Using efficiency-focused features like regenerative braking to capture and redirect kinetic energy into electricity, the 2023 RAV4 Prime is able to charge its hybrid battery on-the-go, without the need for plugin-in to an external power source.
Zero Additional Maintenance
Unlike other automotive manufacturers, Toyota has designed their hybrid vehicle to require no additional routine maintenance when compared to their gasoline vehicles. In fact, Toyota hybrid vehicles like the RAV4 Prime follow the same maintenance schedule as the standard gasoline-powered RAV models.
Toyota engineers take reliability and dependable performance seriously. That’s why they’ve designed the RAV4 Prime’s high-performance battery and hybrid components to last. Drive with peace-of-mind knowing that all 2023 RAV4 Prime models come with a standard 8-year or 160,000 km hybrid component warranty, whichever one comes first. Toyota takes things further with its standard 10-year or 240,000 km extended hybrid battery warranty. Enjoy a worry-free ownership experience behind the wheel of a 2023 RAV4 Prime.
Interested in checking out for yourself all of the advanced efficiency features of the 2023 RAV4 Prime? Visit our Timmins, ON showroom at 1234 Riverside Drive and speak with one of our knowledgeable Toyota product experts about getting behind the wheel of a 2023 RAV4 Prime. James Toyota is your one stop shop for all things Toyota in the Timmins and surrounding Northern Ontario region. Stop by our dealership and learn more about the 2023 RAV4 Prime, today!