Toyota Rav4 2013 for Sale

The fourth-generation Toyota RAV4 has actually launched in Australia with a beginning price of $28,490, a $500 decrease over the outgoing version - Toyota Rav4 2013 For Sale.

The all-new Toyota RAV4 sports an even more modern-day appearance than its precursor and is recognisable as part of the new Toyota family of vehicles, sharing a close resemblance with the just recently released Corolla.

Toyota Rav4 2013 For Sale

The most recognizable distinction is the area of the spare wheel, which has been relocated from the back door to under the freight flooring.

There are 16 versions in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, three more than previously, many thanks mainly to the inclusion-- for the very first time ever-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will undoubtedly assist Toyota's 2nd best-selling SUV counter solid resistance.

The front-wheel-drive versions 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 typical unleaded each 100km when coupled to a six-speed guidebook. Nothing else engine is provided in the front-wheel-drive arrangement. Stepping up to a constantly variable transmission (CVT automated) adds $2500, which uses an extra 0.2 L/100km.

Going up to the AWD RAV4 array, 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 petroleum offers 132kW of power and also 233Nm of torque while the diesel supplies 110kW of power and 340Nm of torque. The V6 model has been gone down as well as no crossbreeds are readily available.

Both are offered with either a six-speed handbook or a traditional six-speed automated (not CVT). In spite of being AWD and also the heaviest of the lot-- the diesel variants-- are the most gas effective, with manual designs utilizing simply 5.6 L/100km and also the automatic not too much behind at 6.5 L/100km. The AWD gas is the least effective in the variety, shedding 8.6 L/100km for the manual and also 0.1 L/100km much more for the auto.

Toyota has actually included a Sporting activity mode (on all versions except the hand-operated 2WD variants) which the business asserts helps enhance managing and provde a much more interesting drive. When in Sport mode the RAV4's guiding system lowers power-steering help to offer extra steering feel, while also honing throttle feedback, and also adapts the control reasoning for the automated and CVT gearboxes to enable even more responsive gearshifts.

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

Although no safety and security results have actually been released yet, it's almost guaranteed the Toyota RAV4 will certainly accomplish the optimum luxury safety score, thanks to its premium building and construction as well as seven air bags, security and also grip control as well as anti-skid stopping systems.

Standard features across the array include 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, rear spoiler as well as roof covering rails. Regardless of the safety advantages, the base version GX versions lose out on a turning around camera as typical tools.

The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, reversing camera, upgraded stereo as well as 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 variants add satellite navigating, blind-spot display (finds cars in the chauffeur's unseen area as well as shows a caution on the side mirror), power-operated travel luggage door, HID headlamps, powered motorist's seat as well as a sunroof.

Baggage area procedures 577 litres with a temporary spare wheel aboard or 506 litres with an optional full-size spare ($300). All versions are covered by Toyota's capped-price servicing program, which indicates you'll pay no greater than $170 each 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