#175 2019 Toyota RAV4; Standard Safety Terms

The all-new Toyota RAV4 is at the track; we share our impressions and discuss how it's stayed on top of the small SUV market. We also talk about CR's push to standardize the terms used to describe safety gear, and how we're including blind-spot warning into our overall score of vehicles. Don't worry, we squeezed in some audience questions too! ----------------------------------- Subscribe to Talking Cars on Apple Podcasts!
Video version: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-cars-hq/id630839767?mt=2 Audio version: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/talking-cars-mp3/id630831189?mt=2 Have a question for our experts? Leave a comment on this episode, or reach out to us directly! From your iOS device, iMessage us at TalkingCars@icloud.com to send a photo, video, or text directly to the Talking Cars team! We love to feature our viewers on the show, so submit video questions at https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-talking-cars/ Subscribe to Talking Cars on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4Jr8wJRJyN9v8T6LC1fQQ6 SHOW NOTES ----------------------------------- 0:36 - CR's push to standardize safety gear terms 4:40 - Including blind-spot warning in CR car ratings 7:30 - 2019 Toyota RAV4 13:35 - Send us your questions! 14:23 - Question #1: Leasing as a long term test drive? 16:33 - Question #2: Genesis G70 availability 19:00 - Question #3: Is the Mazda CX-9 a reliable choice this year? 19:44 - Question #4: What PHEV should I buy?
VIDEO LINKS ----------------------------------- 2018 New York Auto Show: 2019 Toyota RAV4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9MJ-sMDdsc  2016 Toyota RAV4 Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEnMo_G7eM8  2017 Honda CR-V Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwN2Tl1A5Z4  2018 Toyota Camry Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpOUrt8sLGE  2019 Genesis G70 Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDrN5_R3Bu0  2018 Kia Stinger Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z23ztuujxfA   2016 Mazda CX-9 Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UigcJd7PVY  2017 Mazda CX-5 Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmTVgcuD2V4  2013 Ford C-MAX First Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9Mw4bC6WZo  2017 Kia Niro Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA7DkF_I0jA  2017 Hyundai Ioniq Quick Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeYnvaqVHV0 

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