The all-new Toyota RAV4 sporting activities an even more modern-day appearance than its precursor and also is recognisable as part of the new Toyota family members of vehicles, sharing a close similarity with the recently released Corolla.
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The most recognizable difference is the area of the extra wheel, which has been moved from the back door to under the cargo floor.
There are 16 variations in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, 3 more than previously, many thanks mostly to the addition-- for the first time ever before-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will most certainly aid Toyota's second very popular SUV counter solid opposition.
The front-wheel-drive designs are powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that creates 107kW of power and also 187Nm of torque, while sipping 7.7 litres of typical unleaded each 100km when paired to a six-speed handbook. No other engine is used in the front-wheel-drive setup. Stepping up to a continually variable transmission (CVT automated) adds $2500, which uses an extra 0.2 L/100km.
Going up to the AWD RAV4 range, the Toyota SUV is provided with either a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petroleum engine or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The bigger fuel offers 132kW of power and also 233Nm of torque while the diesel provides 110kW of power and 340Nm of torque. The V6 model has actually been dropped and also no hybrids are available.
Both are available with either a six-speed manual or a conventional six-speed automatic (not CVT). In spite of being AWD as well as the heaviest of the whole lot-- the diesel variants-- are one of the most fuel efficient, with hands-on models making use of simply 5.6 L/100km and the automated not too much behind at 6.5 L/100km. The AWD gas is the least efficient in the range, melting 8.6 L/100km for the manual and 0.1 L/100km more for the auto.
Toyota has actually included a Sporting activity mode (on all versions except the manual 2WD variations) which the company asserts aids improve dealing with as well as provde a much more appealing drive. When in Sport setting the RAV4's steering system lowers power-steering assistance to offer much more steering feel, while also honing throttle response, as well as adapts the control logic for the automated as well as CVT gearboxes to enable even more responsive gearshifts.
The AWD system has additionally been upgraded, currently making use of a Dynamic Torque Control system that changes torque distribution in between the front and rear wheels, using an electromagnetic coupling in the rear differential housing.
Although no security outcomes have actually been released yet, it's virtually ensured the Toyota RAV4 will accomplish the optimum luxury safety and security ranking, thanks to its high-grade construction in addition to seven airbags, security and also traction control and anti-skid stopping systems.
Basic features throughout the variety include a tilt- and telescopic-adjustable guiding column, cruise ship control, projector-style headlamps, Bluetooth-enabled CD player, 6 audio speakers, 60:40 split-fold rear seats, rear looter as well as roof rails. In spite of the safety advantages, the base version GX versions miss out on a turning around video camera as basic equipment.
The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, reversing video camera, updated audio system and seats, dual-zone environment control, rain-sensing wipers, power-retractable exterior mirrors, keyless wise entrance and also push-button ignition.
The top-of-the-range Cruiser variations include satellite navigation, blind-spot display (discovers vehicles in the chauffeur's blind spot as well as shows a caution on the side mirror), power-operated baggage door, HID headlamps, powered motorist's seat and a sunroof.
Luggage space measures 577 litres with a short-lived spare wheel on board or 506 litres with an optional full-size extra ($300). All versions are covered by Toyota's capped-price maintenance program, which means you'll pay no greater than $170 per service for the very first 6 solutions (10,000 kilometres 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