The all-new Toyota RAV4 sporting activities a far more contemporary appearance compared to its precursor and also is recognisable as part of the brand-new Toyota household of vehicles, sharing a close similarity with the lately launched Corolla.
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One of the most recognizable distinction is the place of the extra wheel, which has been moved from the back door to under the freight floor.
There are 16 variants in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, 3 greater than in the past, many thanks greatly to the addition-- for the first time ever-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will unquestionably help Toyota's 2nd very popular SUV counter strong opposition.
The front-wheel-drive designs are powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 107kW of power and 187Nm of torque, while drinking 7.7 litres of standard unleaded each 100km when paired to a six-speed guidebook. Nothing else engine is used in the front-wheel-drive configuration. Stepping up to a continuously variable transmission (CVT automated) adds $2500, which utilizes an extra 0.2 L/100km.
Going up to the AWD RAV4 array, the Toyota SUV is used with either a 2.5-litre four-cylinder gasoline engine or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The bigger fuel offers 132kW of power as well as 233Nm of torque while the diesel supplies 110kW of power as well as 340Nm of torque. The V6 model has been dropped and also no hybrids are available.
Both are offered with either a six-speed manual or a conventional six-speed automated (not CVT). In spite of being AWD and the heaviest of the lot-- the diesel versions-- are one of the most gas efficient, with manual versions making use of just 5.6 L/100km and also the automated not also much behind at 6.5 L/100km. The AWD gasoline is the least efficient in the array, shedding 8.6 L/100km for the guidebook and also 0.1 L/100km a lot more for the car.
Toyota has consisted of a Sport mode (on all versions other than the manual 2WD variants) which the company declares assists enhance managing as well as provde a more engaging drive. When in Sporting activity setting the RAV4's guiding system decreases power-steering support to provide more guiding feeling, while also developing throttle action, as well as adjusts the control logic for the automatic and CVT gearboxes to permit more receptive gearshifts.
The AWD system has likewise been upgraded, currently using a Dynamic Torque Control system that changes torque circulation between the front and back wheels, using an electro-magnetic coupling in the rear differential housing.
Although no security outcomes have been launched yet, it's almost ensured the Toyota RAV4 will certainly achieve the optimum first-class safety rating, thanks to its top quality construction in addition to 7 airbags, security and also grip control as well as anti-skid braking systems.
Basic functions throughout the variety consist of a tilt- as well as telescopic-adjustable steering column, cruise ship control, projector-style headlamps, Bluetooth-enabled CD player, six speakers, 60:40 split-fold back seats, back looter as well as roof covering rails. In spite of the safety and security benefits, the base version GX variants lose out on a reversing electronic camera as typical equipment.
The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, turning around video camera, updated audio system as well as seats, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, power-retractable exterior mirrors, keyless smart access and push-button ignition.
The top-of-the-range Cruiser variations include satellite navigation, blind-spot screen (discovers automobiles in the vehicle driver's dead spot and also shows a warning on the side mirror), power-operated luggage door, HID headlamps, powered vehicle driver's seat as well as a sunroof.
Baggage area measures 577 litres with a short-lived extra wheel on board or 506 litres with an optional full-size spare ($300). All models are covered by Toyota's capped-price servicing program, which indicates you'll pay no more than $170 per service for the initial six services (10,000 km or six-month periods).
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