2013 toyota Rav4

The fourth-generation Toyota RAV4 has actually introduced in Australia with a starting price of $28,490, a $500 reduction over the outward bound model - 2013 toyota Rav4.

The brand new Toyota RAV4 sporting activities a far more modern-day appearance compared to its predecessor and also is recognisable as part of the brand-new Toyota family members of vehicles, sharing a close similarity with the just recently introduced Corolla.


2013 toyota Rav4


The most visible distinction is the place of the spare wheel, which has actually been moved from the back door to under the cargo floor.

There are 16 variations in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, 3 greater than in the past, many thanks greatly to the incorporation-- for the first time ever before-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will certainly aid Toyota's 2nd best-selling SUV counter strong opposition.

The front-wheel-drive designs are powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that generates 107kW of power and 187Nm of torque, while sipping 7.7 litres of conventional unleaded per 100km when combined to a six-speed manual. Nothing else engine is provided in the front-wheel-drive arrangement. Stepping up to a continuously variable transmission (CVT automated) includes $2500, which makes use of an additional 0.2 L/100km.

Moving up to the AWD RAV4 range, the Toyota SUV is offered with either a 2.5-litre four-cylinder fuel engine or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The larger gas offers 132kW of power as well as 233Nm of torque while the diesel offers 110kW of power and 340Nm of torque. The V6 version has actually been gone down and no hybrids are readily available.

Both are readily available with either a six-speed guidebook or a traditional six-speed automated (not CVT). Regardless of being AWD and the heaviest of the whole lot-- the diesel versions-- are the most gas effective, with manual designs making use of just 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 array, shedding 8.6 L/100km for the handbook and 0.1 L/100km more for the vehicle.

Toyota has actually included a Sport mode (on all versions except the manual 2WD variations) which the company claims aids enhance handling and also provde a more engaging drive. When in Sporting activity mode the RAV4's steering system decreases power-steering assistance to provide much more guiding feeling, while also sharpening throttle action, and adapts the control reasoning for the automated and also CVT gearboxes to permit more responsive gearshifts.

The AWD system has likewise been upgraded, currently using a Dynamic Torque Control system that changes torque circulation between the front and also rear wheels, making use of an electro-magnetic coupling in the rear differential housing.

Although no security results have actually been released yet, it's virtually assured the Toyota RAV4 will attain the maximum five-star security ranking, thanks to its premium building and construction in addition to 7 air bags, stability as well as traction control as well as anti-skid stopping systems.

Conventional features throughout the variety include a tilt- and telescopic-adjustable guiding column, cruise ship control, projector-style headlamps, Bluetooth-enabled CD player, six speakers, 60:40 split-fold back seats, rear looter and roofing system rails. In spite of the safety advantages, the base version GX variations miss out on a reversing camera as standard devices.

The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, reversing camera, updated stereo and seats, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, power-retractable exterior mirrors, keyless clever access as well as push-button ignition.

The top-of-the-range Cruiser variants add satellite navigation, blind-spot screen (discovers automobiles in the driver's blind spot as well as shows a caution on the side mirror), power-operated luggage door, HID headlamps, powered chauffeur's seat and also a sunroof.

Travel luggage area steps 577 litres with a short-term spare wheel on board or 506 litres with an optional full-size spare ($300). All versions are covered by Toyota's capped-price servicing program, which implies you'll pay no more than $170 each solution for the very first 6 services (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