The Toyota RAV4 has evolved from the original inventor of the small SUV into the beautifully refined spacious SUV and now comes with a hybrid 4x4 version, all of this with a market leading warranty of 5 years or 100,000 miles.
If you are looking for a practical but rugged SUV then the Toyota RAV4is the perfect option for you.
The RAV4 showcases a massive array of innovative technology with Toyota safety sense as standard (excluding Active grade) including lane departure warning system, Automatic emergency braking, pre collision warning system, keyless smart entry and dusk sensing head lights.
VARIANTS AND DETAILS
The RAV4 is available with a choice of four engines: 2.0 Diesel Manual (6 Speed) FWD, 2.5 Hybrid Petrol eCVT FWD, 2.5 Hybrid Petrol eCVT AWD, 1.6D 16D1 (112 HP) 6 Speed Manual and 2.0 Petrol CVT AWD.
You can opt for the Active, Excel, Icon, Business Edition and Business Edition Plus. All come with privacy glass, shark fin antenna, cruise control, rear-view camera, Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system and manual air conditioning as standard.
Moving through the grades you can also get 18'' black painted machined-face alloy wheels (5-double-spoke), Power-retractable door mirrors, Smart Entry & Start System, Power boot, LED headlamps, Dual-zone automatic air conditioning,
Power-adjustable lumbar support on driver seat, rain sensor, dusk sensor and front and rear parking sensors.
There are plenty of options available if you like the rugged outdoors as well from bike racks to rubber floor mats.
The RAV4 has bags of headroom and has reclining seats in the rear ideal for the longer journey. For the driver the seat and wheel are fully adjustable for a more comfortable drive. The layout is also aimed toward the driver with all the controls easy to reach and understand.
There are four trim levels on the RAV4 all come with air con and Bluetooth as standard, moving through the grades you can have Reversing camera, touchscreen, DAB Radio, cruise control, automatic lights and windscreen wipers and also sports seats.
The 2.0-litre diesel with front-wheel drive, returns just over 60mpg and emits 123g/km of CO2, annual road tax will cost £110.
The front-wheel-drive hybrid version fuel economy it'll do 57.6mpg, with lower CO2 emissions of 115g/km, so road tax is £30 a year.
If you want four-wheel drive, either petrol or hybrid power. The 2.0-litre four-wheel-drive petrol returns 43.5mpg, while the four-wheel-drive hybrid manages 55.4mpg.