Toyota slices 2017 RAV4 price by up to $1,330

Toyota has chopped up to $1,330 off of the price of its 2017 RAV4 crossover. Which is a heck of a deal for all those in the market, but this price transform does appear with some asterisks attached.

According to exploration by Vehicles Immediate, the price of entry for a new RAV4 LE with front-wheel generate has slid $500 to $25,370, together with a obligatory $995 destination charge. The RAV4 XLE drops by $1,330, when the RAV4 SE slides by $1,195, and the RAV4 Restricted is down $925. The variety-topping RAV4 Platinum’s $35,710 sticker price is unchanged.

The RAV4 Hybrid’s pricing framework is unchanged. 

Far more: Read through our 2017 Toyota RAV4 critique

Just how did Toyota get to these decreased prices? Very well, it pulled a number of normal features from each and every RAV4 and created them optional. Which is good for price-aware individuals, but may well be a little bit challenging for all those trying to get out a loaded-up design. 

Confusingly, the changes were being created in the course of the center of 2017, which indicates that the two pre- and publish-markdown 2017 RAV4s will share room on seller lots. Here’s how to appear intently for what has adjusted, which ought to be quite very clear on the optional devices area of the federally mandated window sticker attached to every new car:

  • The RAV4 LE no extended will come normal with roof rails (but they are optional).
  • The RAV4 XLE loses its roof rails and sees its normal audio method downgraded from a touchscreen to a a lot more fundamental radio, when its rearview digicam no extended features dynamic suggestions. 
  • The RAV4 SE drops its electricity rear elevate gate, its proximity critical, and its blind location monitors.
  • The RAV4 Restricted no extended will come normal with parking sensors.

But all those formerly normal features are normally optional on RAV4s in various new selections packages.