The all-new Toyota RAV4 sports a far more modern look than its precursor and also is recognisable as part of the brand-new Toyota household of cars, sharing a close resemblance with the lately introduced Corolla.
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The most recognizable difference is the area of the extra wheel, which has actually been relocated from the back entrance to under the cargo flooring.
There are 16 variations in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, 3 greater than before, thanks mostly to the incorporation-- for the first time ever before-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will unquestionably aid Toyota's second very successful SUV counter solid opposition.
The front-wheel-drive designs are powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that creates 107kW of power as well as 187Nm of torque, while drinking 7.7 litres of conventional unleaded each 100km when coupled to a six-speed handbook. Nothing else engine is provided in the front-wheel-drive configuration. Stepping up to a constantly variable transmission (CVT automatic) includes $2500, which makes use of an additional 0.2 L/100km.
Moving up to the AWD RAV4 array, the Toyota SUV is supplied with either a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petroleum engine or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The bigger fuel uses 132kW of power and also 233Nm of torque while the diesel offers 110kW of power and 340Nm of torque. The V6 design has actually been gone down and no hybrids are available.
Both are available with either a six-speed guidebook or a traditional six-speed automatic (not CVT). Regardless of being AWD as well as the heaviest of the lot-- the diesel variations-- are one of the most fuel reliable, with hand-operated models using simply 5.6 L/100km and also the automated not too far behind at 6.5 L/100km. The AWD petrol is the least reliable in the array, shedding 8.6 L/100km for the guidebook as well as 0.1 L/100km much more for the auto.
Toyota has actually included a Sporting activity setting (on all versions except the hands-on 2WD versions) which the business claims aids enhance handling and also provde a more appealing drive. When in Sporting activity setting the RAV4's guiding system lowers power-steering assistance to give extra steering feeling, while likewise developing throttle reaction, and adapts the control logic for the automatic and CVT transmissions to allow for even more responsive gearshifts.
The AWD system has additionally been updated, now making use of a Dynamic Torque Control system that modifies torque distribution in between the front as well as back wheels, using an electro-magnetic combining in the rear differential housing.
Although no safety and security outcomes have been launched yet, it's virtually ensured the Toyota RAV4 will achieve the maximum luxury security rating, thanks to its premium building and construction along with seven airbags, stability as well as traction control and anti-skid stopping systems.
Basic attributes throughout the range consist of a tilt- and also telescopic-adjustable steering column, cruise ship control, projector-style headlamps, Bluetooth-enabled CD player, 6 audio speakers, 60:40 split-fold back seats, rear spoiler and roofing rails. In spite of the security advantages, the base model GX variants lose out on a reversing electronic camera as conventional devices.
The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, reversing video camera, upgraded audio system as well as seats, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, power-retractable exterior mirrors, keyless clever entry and push-button ignition.
The top-of-the-range Cruiser versions include satellite navigating, blind-spot screen (spots cars in the vehicle driver's unseen area and also shows a warning on the side mirror), power-operated travel luggage door, HID headlamps, powered motorist's seat and also a sunroof.
Luggage area steps 577 litres with a short-lived spare wheel aboard or 506 litres with an optional full-size spare ($300). All versions are covered by Toyota's capped-price maintenance program, which means you'll pay no more than $170 per service for the initial six solutions (10,000 km or six-month intervals).
2013 Toyota RAV4 manufacturer’s list prices:
2WD petrol – GX manual $28,490 – GXL manual $32,490
AWD petrol – GX manual $31,990 – GXL manual $35,490 – Cruiser manual $42,990
AWD diesel – GX manual $35,490 – GXL manual $38,990 – Cruiser manual $46,490