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The RAV4 is a natural performer. It's designed to go anywhere and cope with anything. Toyota's advanced technologies ensure you have all the power and agility you need, while delivering surprisingly good fuel economy.
RAV4 epitomises the SUV experience. Whichever model you choose, whether you go for turbo diesel or petrol power, you'll have all the muscle and agility you could need. And yet you'll also find yourself surrounded by the sort of creature comforts you'd expect from a premium vehicle.
Depending on which engine you choose, RAV4 is available in All Wheel Drive (AWD) or Two Wheel Drive (2WD). AWD models feature Active Torque Control, which automatically switches between front wheel drive and All Wheel Drive to help enhance drivability and handling on every road surface.
RAV4 is available with a 2.2L diesel engine with intercooled turbocharger. As well as generating plenty of power (110kW at 3600 RPM) and torque (340 Nm between 2000 and 2800 RPM), the diesel option also offers excellent fuel efficiency.
The multi-mode automatic transmission available on AWD automatic models features Sport shift. This is enabled when you move the gear stick into the S position which allows sequential gear shifting.
In addition, when the Sports Mode button is pressed, the AWD system adjusts driving and handling stability to suit sporty driving. This helps produce a more dynamic and highly responsive drive.
RAV4 is a tough and muscular performer offering a range of towing capacities depending on which engine and transmission type you choose.
AWD RAV4 models with automatic transmission are equipped with Downhill Assist Control (DAC) [G14] as standard. This technology helps you maintain a steady low speed on steep descents, even when the surface is slippery, by automatically applying appropriate brake pressure.
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) is standard on all RAV4 models. This technology is invaluable when pulling away on steep slopes. It helps to prevent roll back by momentarily holding the car when you release the brake, giving you time to engage gear and pull away safely.
For comfort and stability, RAV4's suspension features highly rigid 'L' armed, MacPherson struts in the front and a lightweight, trailing arm, double wishbone arrangement at the back. The suspension has been optimised to generate a comfortable flat ride, while delivering exceptional quietness and enhanced steering feel.
RAV4 2WD models feature auto Limited Slip Differential (LSD) technology to help control wheel spin and to enhance start-off performance on uneven or unstable road surfaces such as sand.