2010 toyota Rav4

2010 Toyota Rav4: The Toyota RAV4 supplies seatsing for seven as well as freight ability equivalent to mid-size SUVs in a portable bundle. It fasts, reasonably easy to maneuver, and also has a choice of front-wheel drive or 4x4.

Amongst the best of the compact SUVs, the RAV4 succeeds at convenience as well as convenience of use. Getting in as well as out of the vehicle driver's seat is very easy. It can relocate great deals of people or great deals of gear on a minute's notification. And also it comes typical with a lengthy list of safety and security equipment. We choose the five-passenger arrangement.

We discovered the RAV4 smooth and secure underway. The Sporting activity version has a tougher ride because of its suspension adjusting. RAV4's available four-wheel-drive system functions very well in freezing problems in addition to on rain-soaked roads.

The four-cylinder is receptive and also obtains an EPA-estimated 21/27 mpg when equipped with four-wheel drive, somewhat far better with two-wheel drive. Purchased with the optional V6, the RAV4 actually scoots, boasting 269 horsepower.

2010 Toyota Rav4

For 2010 the RAV4 is unchanged except for feature product packaging.

Design Lineup

The Toyota RAV4 can be found in 3 trim levels: Base ($ 21,500), Sport ($ 23,200) and Minimal ($ 24,490). All come requirement with front-wheel drive, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, and also a four-speed transmission.

A 269-hp, 3.5-liter V6, as well as five-speed automatic transmission is available on all 3 trim levels: Base ($ 23,535), Sporting Activity ($ 25,130), and Minimal ($ 26,410). All RAV4s with V6 power and/or third-row seating featured Downhill Help Control (DAC) and also Hill-start Assist Control (HAC).

All are offered with full time four-wheel drive ($ 1,400).

Basic attributes for all RAV4s consist of air conditioning; cruise control; AM/FM/CD stereo with six speakers, MP3/WMA capability, incorporated satellite radio, as well as complementary input jack; power windows; power foldable mirrors; keyless-remote securing; 60/40 split second-row seats with manual recline and for-and-aft adjustment; tilt-and-telescope wheel; three 12-volt power outlets; and auto-off fronts lights. The base four-cylinder RAV4 has P215/70R16 tires on steel wheels with hubcaps. The V6 is upgraded with P225/65R17 tires on styled steel wheels. All versions include a full-size spare tire.

Alternatives at the base level consist of a third-row seat ($ 840-940); six-CD changer ($ 260); a selection of 17-inch wheels, both styled steel ($ 120) as well as light weight aluminum ($ 440-560); a roof covering rack with crossbars ($ 220); rear privacy glass ($ 310); a cargo cover ($ 90); daytime running lights ($ 40); as well as a towing plan for the V6 ($ 160) that consists of a durable radiator follower coupling, transmission oil colder, and 150-amp generator. The tow bundle boosts the RAV4's pulling ability from 2,000 to 3,500 pounds.

RAV4 Sport includes a handling-tuned suspension as well as P235/55R18 tires on alloy wheels, plus fog lights, back privacy glass, color-keyed trim exterior, special charcoal material, and a rear spoiler. Options increase to consist of a power tilt-and-slide glass sunroof ($ 900), navigation ($ 1,550), a Costs Package, that includes leather upholstery with eight-way power vehicle driver's seat ($ 1,930), a back-up screen ($ 475), as well as auto on/off fronts lights ($ 70). A Bonus Worth Plan ($ 470) incorporates the sunroof with a roof covering shelf, daytime running lights, and six-CD changer. The third-row seat is not supplied on the Sport. The Sporting Activity Appearance Plan ($ 577), available only on Sport versions with the V6 and also 4WD, takes the spare wheel off the back door as well as substitutes run-flat tires. It also adds power heated side mirrors with incorporated turn signals, a stainless-steel exhaust suggestion, and added interior brightwork.

RAV4 Minimal upgrades with dual-zone automated environment control, six-CD changer, leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, leather-wrapped change knob, cargo net as well as tonneau cover, warmed and also foldable power outside mirrors with brand-new incorporated turn indicator, roofing system rails, engine immobilizer, the Smart Entry system, and also other features. Outside, the Limited is identified by a distinct grille as well as front bumper, P225/65R17 tires on six-spoke alloy wheels, and also a full inured spare tire cover. Options include the third-row seat ($ 750-850), eight-way power vehicle driver's seat without leather ($ 440), as well as a premium JBL stereo with Bluetooth phone connection ($ 610), plus a lot of the choices from the Sporting activity level, primarily for the very same rates. Two Bonus Value Plans bundle the JBL stereo, Bluetooth, sunroof, power flexible warmed seats, and also daytime running lights; one includes navigation ($ 2,110), the various other doesn't ($ 1,240).

Safety and security features on all RAV4s include dual-stage frontal airbags, side-impact air bags, and also side-curtain air bags. Active headrests on the driver and also front traveler seats go up and ahead in certain rear-end crashes to assist minimize the range between the resident's head and the headrest. Front seatbelts include pre-tensioners and also pressure limiters. Also standard are LATCH youngster safety seat anchors, antilock brakes (ABDOMINAL) with brake aid as well as digital brake-force circulation (EBD), electronic stability control (VSC), grip control (TRAC), as well as a tire-pressure monitor.


The RAV4 looks like other modern Toyotas, featuring an aerodynamically reliable ovoid account tactically eliminated by sharp character lines. A coefficient of drag of 0.33 is amongst the very best in its segment and also a significant consider minimizing wind noise and also optimizing gas economic situation.

The RAV4's truck-like front end is tautly composed. Aesthetically, the fenders are different elements from the engine bay, a situation highlighted by a tight rectangle-shaped grille that appears to rest pleasantly atop the wider bumper slits listed below. Fronts lights are portable as well as focused. Upright brake scoops, lined with black ribs, attack into the bumper under the headlights-- haze lights situated right into these scoops on Sport versions.

Limiteds take a look all their very own, with a single, deep, trapezoidal grille opening bolding bisected by a body-color horizontal bar with a huge, chrome Toyota World-T badge at its facility. A pseudo-skid plate concludes from all-time low, leaving no area for extra reduced air intakes. Tubular nacelles sustaining the fog lights replace the brake scoops of base and Sport models.

Alloy wheels have 5 spokes on Sport, six on Limited. A vast track gives the RAV4 a strong stance visually, while resisting rollovers in emergency maneuvers.

The side view is elongate, a mix of boxy and oval, the far better to fit that third-row seat. A downplayed indent leave the bottom of the RAV4's doors, softening the visual impression of mass. Wheel arcs mix smoothly into the fenders.

In back, a single-piece rear bumper supports the swing-open tailgate, which, unfortunately, still opens from the left side, so you need to walk around it when unloading curbside here in The U.S.A.. Taillights are located high on the rear fenders. The spare tire screws into a recess offset to the right in the swing-gate, and also doesn't dip below the bumper line. The back permit plate, sunk into the lower left side of the swing-gate listed below the deal with, aesthetically stabilizes the spare. The Sporting activity version's spoiler hangs notably off the leading edge of the roofing.

The Sporting activity Appearance Bundle eliminates the extra entirely, and centers the certificate plate up high. A lump low down on the tailgate completes the action in the common bumper when the tailgate is shut. A manage on the left side still betrays the gate's swing-open layout, yet in spite of this the overall look with the Sport Look Plan is incredibly more car-like, much more station wagon than SUV.

Interior Qualities

Inside, the RAV4 is functional, if a little bit eccentric stylishly. Positioning of the determines will be familiar to anybody that has actually had a previous RAV4. The setting and feature of the controls populating the facility stack is excellent; that also relates to the plan of the hand brake and also the shift bar. The dash is sharply divided by a straight imprint running the width of the cars and truck. Concerning the only plus we discovered in this garish function is a bi-level handwear cover box, with a top container covered by a withdrawing lid as well as a lower container fitted with a traditional, bottom-hinged cover.

Materials are high quality. Fit and finish is Toyota quality, which implies excellent. All 3 trim degrees share the very same motif, with contrasting however corresponding colors and combed metallic trim aspects around the stereo as well as climate controls, bordering the shift gateway as well as stroking around the door takes care of. The basic side-curtain airbags allow a traveler aid hold, which folds up down from the headliner over each door.

The pole positions are supportive yet not extremely strong, with small strengthens and respectable upper leg support. The tilt-and-telescope wheel and height-adjustable vehicle driver's seat make it possible for almost any size motorist to locate a comfy fit, as well as without the added intricacy (as well as price) of flexible pedals. The fairly high seatsing position, low cowl as well as sloping hood create good visibility to the front. The extensive side home windows relieve lane checking. Completely withdrawing head restrictions in the 2nd row and also optional third row seats enhance the checking out range via the within mirror.

The second-row seats are much less padded compared to the front seats, without bolsters. It's no surprise, actually, considereding as how that seat needs to fit three individuals in a pinch.

The optional 3rd row seats barely qualify as such, with flat bases as well as equally featureless backs and head restrictions. Access to that back row, by folding and turning the outboard second-row seats, is not particularly easy, but it isn't really as much of a pressure or as unpleasant as in some bigger, full-sized sporting activity utilities.

Storage areas abound. Past the glove box, the doors have actually repaired plastic map pockets, the backs of the front seatbacks wear web pouches, and also an overall of 10 mug owners are positioned concerning the cabin. When the third-row seats aren't purchased, a deep freight area waits for beneath a water-repellant, collapsible deck board.