Toyota refreshes RAV4 diesel SUV in NZ

Toyota refreshes RAV4 diesel SUV in NZ

Toyota has enhanced its diesel RAV4 model with a bolder new look. The new chrome-accented front design emphasises RAV4 diesel’s wide track and stable stance.

The horizontal bar-type radiator grille design has been widened and is framed by new headlights which are integrated into a new bonnet and front bumper design.

Filling the wheel arches are newly designed 6-spoke 17″ alloy wheels that highlight the facelift model.

In the RAV4 interior there are no changes. Safety wise the RAV4 diesel is available with Vehicle Stability Control Plus (VSC+) and Traction Control as standard specification, as well as a full airbag package with driver and passenger front, side, driver’s knee and front/rear curtain shield airbags.

The 2.2 litre diesel engine hasn’t increased power and provides 110kW of gruntand 340Nm of torque delivered exclusively through a 6-speed manual gearbox. RAV4 uses just 5.8 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres while emitting 154 grams of CO2 per kilometre.

Toyota’s RAV4 is also available with a petrol engine in standard and Limited grades with the choice of manual or automatic transmissions. Specifications for these models remain unchanged.

The recommended retail price remains unchanged for all models.

Click here to read a full Car and SUV road test of the Toyota Rav4 diesel

Toyota has enhanced its diesel RAV4 model with a bolder new look. The new chrome-accented front design emphasises RAV4 diesel’s wide track and stable stance.

The horizontal bar-type radiator grille design has been widened and is framed by new headlights which are integrated into a new bonnet and front bumper design.

Filling the wheel arches are newly designed 6-spoke 17″ alloy wheels that highlight the facelift model.

In the RAV4 interior there are no changes. Safety wise the RAV4 diesel is available with Vehicle Stability Control Plus (VSC+) and Traction Control as standard specification, as well as a full airbag package with driver and passenger front, side, driver’s knee and front/rear curtain shield airbags.

The 2.2 litre diesel engine hasn’t increased power and provides 110kW of gruntand 340Nm of torque delivered exclusively through a 6-speed manual gearbox. RAV4 uses just 5.8 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres while emitting 154 grams of CO2 per kilometre.

Toyota’s RAV4 is also available with a petrol engine in standard and Limited grades with the choice of manual or automatic transmissions. Specifications for these models remain unchanged.

The recommended retail price remains unchanged for all models.

Click here to read a full Car and SUV road test of the Toyota Rav4 diesel

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