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Hybrids & Electrics

Are 2019 and 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrids Suffering Battery Issues?

Among hybrid crossovers/SUVs, Toyota’s RAV4 Hybrid has a lot to offer. It may even overshadow its non-hybrid version.  However, the RAV4 Hybrid has also suffered from a few glitches, including fuel tank filling problems and failing suspension components. And recent owner and forum complaints seem to indicate that the hybrid crossover’s battery may have trouble …
2020 Toyota RAV4 Off Road in the desert on a trail with the bike on the roof rack

2020 Toyota RAV4 vs. RAV4 Hybrid: It All Comes Down to Preference

The competition amongst popular SUVs is fierce. And to keep up with the latest trends, an automaker now faces more significant contests within itself. That is certainly the case with Toyota, as the 2020 Toyota RaV4 Hybrid has started to outsell the traditional 2020 Toyota RAV4. Both the RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid offer unique benefits at relatively affordable …
2021 Toyota Venza parked outside of a house
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2021 Toyota Venza Is Basically a Smaller But More Expensive RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota often dominates with top contenders in each vehicle class. The midsize SUV segment is certainly no exception. Competing with the likes of the Honda Passport, the Chevy Blazer, and the Ford Edge, the RAV4 Hybrid is already a popular choice among consumers. But for 2021, Toyota is also offering the hybrid-only Venza, yet another …
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, sibling to the RAV4 Prime, is shown at AutoMobility LA on November 20, 2019
Hybrids & Electrics

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Might Be a Better Buy Than the RAV4 Prime

Toyota offers two different RAV4 options for the environmentally-conscious or fuel-efficiency focused buyer. In addition to the gas Toyota RAV4, there are the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the Toyota RAV4 Prime, which is a plug-in hybrid new for 2021. While both are great options, there are a few reasons why you might prefer the Toyota …
2020 RAV4 Hybrid compact SUV on display at Brussels Expo
Hybrids & Electrics

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Is the 1 Hybrid SUV You Shouldn’t Ignore

In the world of hybrid SUVs, the Honda CR-V Hybrid gets a lot of attention. But don’t count the Toyota RAV4 out quite yet. While says both the CR-V and RAV4 Hybrids seem to have more power than the gas models, they name the Toyota RAV4 as the “performance champ.” If that’s not enough …
Toyota RAV4 parked on mountain top
Hybrids & Electrics

Is the RAV4 Hybrid Better Than the Non-Hybrid Version?

Toyota was one of the original leaders in the hybrid car market after introducing its first Prius model back in 2001. Since then, the Japanese based carmaker has gone on to electrify many of its models, including the RAV4. The hybridized version of the RAV4 has been extremely popular this year due to its fuel …
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid driving down dirt road
Hybrids & Electrics

5 Most Affordable 2020 Hybrid SUVs

Like many other forms of new technology, when hybrid SUVs were released it seemed like they were financially unaffordable for most consumers. We saw it for 3D printers, CNC machines, and even a lot of the safety technology that has become so common in cars today, but hybrid cars have become reasonable for the average …
2021 Toyota Venza front view
Hybrids & Electrics

Is the 2021 Toyota Venza Any Better Than the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid?

The introduction of a revived Toyota Venza in the crossover market where Toyota already sees significant success with its RAV4 Hybrid has auto critics scratching their heads. The return of the Venza, discontinued a little bit ahead of its time six years ago, represents a rare trend for Toyota. The question begging to be answered …
2019 Kia Niro EV
Crossovers / Midsize

Never Buy The Kia Niro Hybrid Instead Of The Rav4

Are you looking for an electric SUV? Well, the Kia Niro Hybrid has the best value for its price and offers a lot of features to make it fun to drive. But how does it compare to the fantastic Rav4 Hybrid? Let’s see how these hybrid SUV options compare. The Kia Niro Hybrid Vs. The …