Toyota Rav4 for Sale by Owner

The fourth-generation Toyota RAV4 has introduced in Australia with a starting rate of $28,490, a $500 reduction over the outward bound model - Toyota Rav4 for Sale by Owner.

The brand new Toyota RAV4 sporting activities an even more contemporary look than its predecessor as well as is recognisable as part of the new Toyota family of autos, sharing a close similarity with the lately launched Corolla.


Toyota Rav4 for Sale by Owner


One of the most recognizable difference is the location of the extra wheel, which has been moved from the back entrance to under the freight floor.

There are 16 variations in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, 3 greater than in the past, thanks largely to the inclusion-- for the first time ever before-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will unquestionably assist Toyota's second very popular SUV counter strong opposition.

The front-wheel-drive models are powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 107kW of power and 187Nm of torque, while sipping 7.7 litres of typical unleaded each 100km when coupled to a six-speed manual. Nothing else engine is used in the front-wheel-drive arrangement. Stepping up to a continually variable transmission (CVT automated) adds $2500, which makes use of an added 0.2 L/100km.

Moving up to the AWD RAV4 range, the Toyota SUV is used with either a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petroleum engine or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The bigger gas provides 132kW of power and also 233Nm of torque while the diesel supplies 110kW of power and also 340Nm of torque. The V6 model has actually been dropped and also no crossbreeds are offered.

Both are readily available with either a six-speed guidebook or a traditional six-speed automated (not CVT). Despite being AWD as well as the heaviest of the great deal-- the diesel versions-- are one of the most gas effective, with hand-operated models using just 5.6 L/100km and the automated not also much behind at 6.5 L/100km. The AWD gasoline is the least effective in the array, shedding 8.6 L/100km for the manual and 0.1 L/100km more for the auto.

Toyota has included a Sporting activity mode (on all models other than the hand-operated 2WD variants) which the firm claims aids boost managing and provde a much more interesting drive. When in Sporting activity mode the RAV4's steering system reduces power-steering help to provide a lot more steering feeling, while also developing throttle response, and adapts the control logic for the automated and also CVT gearboxes to enable more receptive gearshifts.

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

Although no safety outcomes have been launched yet, it's virtually assured the Toyota RAV4 will achieve the optimum luxury safety and security ranking, thanks to its top quality building and construction along with seven airbags, stability as well as grip control as well as anti-skid braking systems.

Standard functions across the array consist of a tilt- and telescopic-adjustable steering column, cruise ship control, projector-style headlamps, Bluetooth-enabled CD player, 6 audio speakers, 60:40 split-fold back seats, back looter as well as roof covering rails. Despite the safety benefits, the base design GX variants miss out on a turning around camera as standard equipment.

The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, turning around electronic camera, upgraded stereo and seats, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, power-retractable outside mirrors, keyless wise entrance and also push-button ignition.

The top-of-the-range Cruiser versions add satellite navigating, blind-spot display (spots automobiles in the vehicle driver's blind spot and also shows a caution on the side mirror), power-operated baggage door, HID headlamps, powered vehicle driver's seat and also a sunroof.

Travel luggage area steps 577 litres with a momentary extra wheel aboard or 506 litres with an optional full-size extra ($300). All models are covered by Toyota's capped-price maintenance program, which suggests you'll pay no more than $170 per solution for the very first 6 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