Toyota Rav4 2013 for Sale

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

The all-new Toyota RAV4 sports a much more contemporary appearance compared to its predecessor and also is recognisable as part of the new Toyota household of cars, sharing a close similarity with the lately launched Corolla.

Toyota Rav4 2013 For Sale

The most noticeable distinction is the location of the extra wheel, which has actually been relocated from the back entrance to under the freight flooring.

There are 16 versions in the 2013 Toyota RAV4 line-up, 3 greater than in the past, many thanks largely to the incorporation-- for the very first time ever-- of a turbo-diesel engine, which will definitely help Toyota's 2nd very popular SUV counter strong resistance.

The front-wheel-drive designs are powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that generates 107kW of power as well as 187Nm of torque, while sipping 7.7 litres of standard unleaded per 100km when paired to a six-speed guidebook. No other engine is offered in the front-wheel-drive arrangement. Stepping up to a continually variable transmission (CVT automatic) includes $2500, which utilizes an extra 0.2 L/100km.

Moving up to the AWD RAV4 array, the Toyota SUV is supplied with either a 2.5-litre four-cylinder fuel engine or a 2.2-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel. The bigger petroleum offers 132kW of power and 233Nm of torque while the diesel supplies 110kW of power and also 340Nm of torque. The V6 design has actually been gone down and no hybrids are readily available.

Both are available with either a six-speed guidebook or a conventional six-speed automated (not CVT). Regardless of being AWD and the heaviest of the great deal-- the diesel variants-- are one of the most fuel effective, with hand-operated designs using simply 5.6 L/100km and also the automated not as well much behind at 6.5 L/100km. The AWD gas is the least efficient in the array, burning 8.6 L/100km for the manual and 0.1 L/100km more for the automobile.

Toyota has included a Sport mode (on all versions except the hands-on 2WD versions) which the company asserts aids enhance handling and also provde a more interesting drive. When in Sport setting the RAV4's guiding system reduces power-steering help to offer more steering feel, while also sharpening throttle response, as well as adjusts the control logic for the automated and also CVT gearboxes to allow for even more responsive gearshifts.

The AWD system has also been updated, now utilizing a Dynamic Torque Control system that changes torque circulation in between the front and also back wheels, making use of an electromagnetic combining in the rear differential real estate.

Although no security results have actually been launched yet, it's nearly guaranteed the Toyota RAV4 will certainly attain the maximum five-star safety and security rating, thanks to its premium building as well as seven airbags, security and traction control and anti-skid stopping systems.

Standard features throughout the range consist of a tilt- as well as telescopic-adjustable guiding column, cruise ship control, projector-style headlamps, Bluetooth-enabled CD player, six audio speakers, 60:40 split-fold back seats, back spoiler as well as roof covering rails. Regardless of the safety and security benefits, the base model GX versions miss out on a reversing electronic camera as common equipment.

The mid-spec Toyota RAV4 GXL gains over the GX 17-inch alloy wheels, reversing camera, upgraded audio system and also seats, dual-zone climate control, rain-sensing wipers, power-retractable exterior mirrors, keyless clever entry and also push-button ignition.

The top-of-the-range Cruiser versions add satellite navigating, blind-spot display (spots cars in the vehicle driver's unseen area and shows a warning on the side mirror), power-operated luggage door, HID headlamps, powered motorist's seat and a sunroof.

Luggage area actions 577 litres with a temporary spare wheel aboard or 506 litres with an optional full-size extra ($300). All designs are covered by Toyota's capped-price maintenance program, which indicates you'll pay no more than $170 each solution for the initial 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