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If you’re currently drinking something, put the cup down. The ridiculous wait for the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid could make you spit the beverage out because it’s shocking. But people are still lining up to try and get behind the wheel of the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. 

How long is the wait for a 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid? 

The 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid driving through a city
2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid | Toyota

Currently, the wait for the 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid could take up to three or four months. That’s if you’re lucky because some people are facing much longer waiting times. 

For example, some buyers have reported that their vehicle will arrive in eight months or will have to wait for up to a year. 

With delivery times taking between nine to 12 months, some people have given up and canceled their orders. Toyota is also taking action by pushing some orders back until 2024. 

The waiting time is prolonged because due to popular demand and limited supply. This hybrid SUV became incredibly popular during COVID-19, which created the perfect storm. 

Suddenly, Toyota was hit with the global semiconductor shortage, supply chain constraints, factory closures, and rising inflation. 

Toyota has a plan to increase production, though. Toyota is planning to finish this year with a boom to deliver a large amount of RAV4 Hybrid models during the first quarter of 2024. 

How many MPG does the RAV4 Hybrid get? 

The 2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 41 mpg in the city, up to 38 mpg on the highway, and about 40 mpg combined. That is an extremely impressive fuel economy that could be worth the wait. 

You can get started in a 2023 RAV4 Hybrid for about $31,225. However, the 2024 model might be easier to get soon, and it starts at $31,475. That’s a very small price increase. 

It comes with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that’s paired with two electric motors to generate 219 hp. Plus, it has standard AWD to sweeten the deal. 

Stay tuned for updates about its production, reliability, and what’s new.