You Will Like These 2022 Toyota RAV4 Changes (with Video)
When you are the leader of your automotive segment year after year, it is important to make improvements to keep you ahead of your competition. Even in years when you are not completely redesigning the entire vehicle.
Like Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid.
Time to look closer at how 2022 RAV4 has been updated compared to 2021.
New 2022 Toyota RAV4
Get ready for the 2022 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SE. Yes, a brand new RAV4 Hybrid.
This new trim level offers style, performance, and fuel efficiency. All the while saving money versus RAV4 Hybrid XSE.
VIDEO YOU MAY ENJOY: My 2022 RAV4 Hybrid SE review
You will still find gloss black accents throughout the exterior and interior, although you will not see the two-tone gloss black roof as in Hybrid XSE.
I would probably choose RAV4 Hybrid SE for myself. Well, or RAV4 Hybrid Limited.
2022 Toyota RAV4 XLE Video
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Now in 2022, I have created nearly 1,000 Toyota-focused review and how-to videos. My channel has over 100,000 subscribers and has generated over 40,000,000 views.
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RAV4 VIDEO: I compare 2022 RAV4 XLE versus 2021 RAV4 XLE
Here you will find a comparison between 2021 RAV4 XLE and 2022 RAV4 XLE. Time to see how RAV4 has changed in a year.
2022 RAV4 XLE Changes
The main update I see immediately is with the headlights. The headlight design has been upgraded on XLE trims and above.
RAV4 XLE has auto on/off Bi-LED projector headlights with LED daytime running lights. This new headlight design is modern, sleek, futuristic, and a little menacing all wrapped up into one.
I knew I liked this design better than last year immediately. I wonder what you think.
The 2022 Toyota RAV4 XLE comes with the same wheel size and design from a year ago, but this year the wheels are darker. Pretty cool look.
You will also find a new lockable storage glove box.
My favorite improvement may be minor, but I find it helps quite a bit with convenience, appearance, and safety. Illuminated interior switches now decorate the interior 2022 RAV4 XLE cabin. Plus, all trims above XLE have this update as well.
More 2022 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid Changes
Plenty of 2022 Toyota RAV4 changes to discuss.
Cavalry Blue is now part of the lineup on certain Toyota RAV4 trim levels, including RAV4 Hybrid SE and RAV4 Hybrid XSE and RAV4 TRD Off-Road.
RAV4 Limited now comes with standard 8-way power passenger seat.
More on the wheels. There will be a new wheel color for RAV4 LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, XLE, and RAV4 Adventure. A new wheel design is in store for RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium, Hybrid Limited, and Hybrid XSE.
Although 2022 RAV4 XLE does not feature standard LED fog lamps, grades XLE Premium and above will get them. I do wish RAV4 XLE had fog lamps standard.
The new headlight design is all Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and RAV4 gasoline trim levels XLE and above.
Cool new vertical lights like on RAV4 Prime can be found on RAV4 XSE Hybrid.
Toyota RAV4 Prime has no changes and is a carryover model from last year.
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Time for Your Toyota RAV4 Comments
What do you think of these 2022 RAV4 changes? Are any of them interesting to you or helpful for you and your family?
What RAV4 or RAV4 Hybrid trim level is the one for you?
Thanks for reading everyone. See you next story when I reveal details about next-gen Toyota Sequoia.
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