Toyota launches new RAV4 and it has the mouth

Avto 28 March, 2018
  • Germain Goyer

    Wednesday, 28 march 2018 06:30

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    Toyota takes advantage of the auto Show in New York to unveil its world premiere its RAV4 of the fifth generation.

     

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    Toyota will fit its RAV4 of the conventional four-cylinder engine of 2.5 L. A hybrid combining the same gasoline engine to a hybrid engine will also be offered. Transmission eight-speed automatic and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) will be respectively offered for these two variants. The V6 remains absent, as is the case with the current model.

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    Obviously, the system to four-wheel drive will continue to be proposed.

    In order to improve his driving, Toyota claims to have stiffened 57% the chassis of this potential in comparison with the current.

    In terms of dimensions, the wheelbase will be longer by 30 mm and its width will be stretched to 10 mm, still by putting it in parallel with the one that is on the market at this time.

    Toyota RAV4 2019

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    On the new RAV4, modernity takes on different forms. In effect, the central mirror can display at any time the content is filmed by the camera. This is a first for Toyota. That said, it does not seem to have stopped the perpetual problem of this type of gadget. For the chapter of the technology, there is also the infotainment system Entune, which is compatible with Apple CarPlay. We remained silent about Android Auto.

    It is interesting to note, in addition to being the host of the production of the RAV4 in essence, Canada will now be able to boast also to assemble its hybrid version.

    At the present time, the consumption ratings are not yet known. The first copies of the RAV4 are expected to arrive in country at the end of this year, then it will have to wait until the beginning of the year 2019 to witness the arrival of the version that combines gas and electricity.

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    A challenge

    For the japanese manufacturer, it is a huge risk, but clearly calculated. In fact, the current generation of Toyota’s compact SUV remains immensely popular despite it being in its fifth year of production. For a manufacturer, it is always tricky to change when we continue to experience growth. History to remain in the arena, Toyota has decided to follow the ball of modernity, as have his competitors recently.

    As an indication, Toyota has exceeded the milestone of 50 000 units sold of the RAV4 for the first time in the history of the model in Canada in 2017. In 2013, 33 000 copies of the same model have found a taker. On the american side, sales of the RAV4 have increased from 218 000 in 2013 to 407 000 in 2017. This is, again, a record.

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