New Toyota RAV4: official image and date of the premiere

New Toyota RAV4: official image and date of the premiere

March 13, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The world debut of the new SUV of the fifth generation will take place in a couple of weeks.

The company Toyota has published the first teaser of the new generation RAV4 crossover. All-roads debut at the New York Auto Show, which will open its doors to media representatives on March 28 this year. The characteristics of the model are not yet disclosed.

At the heart of the new crossover is probably the architecture of TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture), on which are also based the other latest models of the brand. It is expected that in the exterior of the RAV4 fifth generation will be traced features of the concept Toyota FT-AC, presented in 2017 in Los Angeles. Judging by the teaser, in the profile commodity SUV is really similar to last year’s prototype.

The first RAV4 debuted in 1994, the fourth generation model entered the market in 2012, and in 2015, the all-terrain vehicle was updated.

At us present RAV4 it is accessible with petrol motors 2.0 (146 hp) and 2.5 (180 hp), and also with diesel engine 2.2 (150 hp). The basic two-liter engine is combined with 6-sppe manual transmission, the other two motors are completed with 6-speed automatic transmission. Drive – front or full. In other countries, RAV4 still has a hybrid version based on the 2.5 engine.

RAV4 is one of the most popular models of Toyota. So, according to Focus2Move, last year around the world 801 606 crossovers were sold, which is 10% more than in 2016.