Toyota RAV4 is celebrating a major milestone with its 25th anniversary in the U.S. market in 2022. In fact, the crossover did start it all. Plus the term “crossover” became part of modern vernacular. It continues to be really a sales success. In fact, it has solidified its ten-millionth unit last year.
Toyota RAV4 2022
Though Toyota has not actually announced a special model, it’s well known the carmaker does like to celebrate this achievement reaching 25 years with anniversary cars. The changes for the 2022 RAV4 started with a new SE Hybrid trim. It has been parked in a very small space between the XLE and XSE Hybrids. Moreover, the SE is for buyers that want a little more sport and style than the XLE offers but not all the richness of the XSE.
SE Model Interior and Exterior Features
On the outside, the SE comes in mono-tone paint colors. It has fabric-trimmed seats inside plus the lower-tier seven-inch touchscreen and six audio speakers. Moreover, two packages will be available to upgrade the ambiance. There is a Weather Package that does add a heated leather steering wheel. Plus two heated front seats, and rain-sensing windshield wipers with a de-icer. There is also a Convenience Package that does install a moonroof. It also has a height-adjustable power liftgate. In addition, Toyota’s Audio Plus moves the infotainment touchscreen to nine inches. Therefore, the SE Hybrid will also offer a Calvary Blue exterior hue on the XSE and TRD-Off-Road.
LE Model Interior and Exterior Features
The LE does not change except the new wheel colors that are available to specific trims in the Hybrid range and thus acquiring the locking glove box and interior LED lamps that go into all 2022 RAV4 trims. There are new wheels designs for the XLE Premium and Limited Hybrids. In fact, the XLE and above do get restyled and there are slightly improved headlights. The XLE Premium and above do get new LED fog lights. In addition, the XLE and above also get illuminated interior switches. Finally, the XSE Hybrid will sport the vertical taillights that go the 2021 XSE Prime. Plus the Limited trim picks up an eight-was power passenger’s seat.