Cars have been a part and an important need we use in our daily lives. We use these cars to go to work, travel or attend social activities. With the present economic crisis and shortage in fuel supply, everybody would probably want a car that is fuel efficient to use best for your family and friends. Toyota confirms that they will release a new hybrid Rav4 in 2012. The Toyota Rav4 has been a worthy competitor in the competition with Honda’s CR-V and Ford Escape. Toyota is doing all research and redesigning to be able to produce possible solutions, focusing and targeting to be first in class in the car development market.
The Toyota Rav4 has a seven passenger seating capacity that is large enough for the entire family to comfortably fit in. One advantage of the Toyota Rav4 has over the competition is its powerful and impressive V6 engine under its bonnet, enabling a fast and exciting driving experience in the road or even semi off road conditions.
The Exterior and Interior of 2012 RAV4
There are only minimal changes between the 2011 Rav4 and the new 2012 Rav4 in accordance with its structure design. It is a four door vehicle structured to be larger because of exterior accents. The all new 2012 Rav4 will produce three different model variants like in the previous lineup of the 2011 Rav4. These are the Base, Limited, and Sports edition. Interior seats are furnished with classy and sporty leather upholstery.
Mechanical Characteristics of Toyota RAV4 2012
The 2012 Rav4 gives you an option to have a four cylinder or six cylinder engines. The 2.5 liter, four cylinder engines will have a horsepower of 179. The 3.5 liter, V6 engine will have a horsepower of 268. Both will have an automatic transmission. The vehicle can’t be used in very rough roads like muddy surfaces because it lacks a low range gear. It also allows towing for up to 1,500 pounds with the four cylinder engine and 3,500 pounds with the six cylinder engine.
Other Features of 2012 Toyota RAV4
The 2012 Rav4 will be equipped with additional new features such as a USB port, head protector airbags in the first two rows, fully adjustable driver’s seat, a remote for essential car controls like power and locks, a DVD navigation system to easily access unknown places and emergency infrastructures, and a DVD screen for entertainment. The kids will surely love traveling while watching their favorite cartoon shows or movie on the built in screens.
What toyota says about RAV4
– One of the most fuel efficient vehicles in its class with available 7-passenger seating.
Note : The picture is from toyota website for 2011 model for the RAV4.