As of 2015, the exterior colors that are available for the Toyota RaV4 are black, white, gray, red, blue, beige and silver. Interior colors available with this vehicle are gray and black, according to Autobytel. For the 2016 model, the RAV4 metallic exterior color options are Barcelona Red, Black Currant, Silver Sky and Magnetic Gray. Non-metallic colors are Black, Electric Storm Blue, Black Sand Pearl and Super White. Interior colors are Cinnamon and Black.
Among the neutral exterior colors, the white color of the Toyota RaV4 is named Super White and the beige color is called Pyrite Mica. The gray color of this car is called Magnetic Gray Metallic and the silver color is named as Classic Silver Metallic. The vehicle is also available in Blizzard Pearl color, which is lighter than the silver hue.
Among the brighter colors, Toyota RaV4 is available in two shades of blue, namely, Shoreline Blue Pearl and Blue Crush Metallic. The latter is a brighter shade of blue as compared to the former. Similarly, there are two shades of red available—Barcelona Red Metallic and Hot Lava, the former being a deeper shade of the hue.
The gray interior color of Toyota RaV4 is termed as Ash. Both the Ash and Black interior colors of the vehicle come with a fabric seat trim, says Autobytel. In addition, two other interior colors available are Latte and Terracotta, according to Cars.com. Toyota RaV4 comes with an optional paint protection film to protect the exterior paint of the vehicle, states Edmunds.com.
The 2016 Toyota RAV4 is a four-door, four-wheel drive sport utility vehicle with a six-speed automatic transmission. Its 2.5-liter engine delivers 176 horsepower at 6,000 revolutions per minute and 172 pound-foot of torque at 4,100 revolutions per minute. Toyota equips the RAV4 with a 15.9-gallon gas tank that runs on regular unleaded gas, delivers about 24 miles per gallon in city driving and about 31 highway miles per gallon. The RAV4 has a keyless, push-button entry and ignition system, passenger and curtain air bags, and ventilated disc brakes. Stability and traction control and a power lift gate are standard equipment on the five-seat vehicle.
Toyota introduced the RAV4 in Japan in 1994. The model debuted in the United States in 1996, with a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine. RAV4 is the company's acronym for Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-wheel drive. Toyota manufactures RAV4s at its plants in Ontario, Canada, and Tahara, Japan.