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Toyota RAV4

The Toyota is a compact crossover SUV from It was the first compact crossover [1] introduced in Japan and Europe in and beginning sales in North in 1996. The vehicle was designed for wanting a vehicle that had of the benefits of SUVs, such as cargo room, higher and the option of full-time four-wheel along with the maneuverability and fuel economy of a smaller Its name stands for Recreational Vehicle with 4-wheel although not all RAV4s have wheel drive, which is in some countries. [2] The early of the RAV4 paved the way for other SUVs such as the Ford and the Subaru Forester .

In most countries, the RAV4 is the compact SUV from Toyota. In markets, it is the crossover counterpart of the FJ Since the 2006 third model, Toyota has offered short- and long-wheelbase versions of the

Short-wheelbase versions are retailed in and Europe, with Australia and America receiving the long-wheelbase Toyota in Japan also the longer version as the Toyota .

Second generation (XA20, Edit

The second generation went on sale in the middle of and came in base Edge and Cruiser models (model may vary according to market), in 3- and 5-door configurations. The main between the two models was in appearance. models came with grey bumpers and side mirrors, and door handles, and steel rims.

Cruiser gained body-coloured (painted) and moldings, mirrors, and door alloy wheels, and ABS brakes. All came equipped with a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder engine VVT (variable valve timing), in improved power and torque, as as fuel consumption. Permanent was a feature.

Options were ABS brakes (on the and air conditioning (on all models).

The second RAV4 was originally offered in a of trim levels: NV was 2-wheel while NRG, GX, and VX were 4-wheel drive with levels of equipment. [3] It continued on the platform. Although the RAV4 was as a two-door in Europe. Asia and the American model was now only in a four-door configuration. A 2.0 litre I4 producing 148#160;hp (110#160;kW) and a diesel engine were

Some RAV4s came anti-lock braking system. stability control. air conditioning. a driver’s seat, cruise a six-speaker CD stereo and power mirrors and seats. A sport added a mesh grille, scoop, color-keyed door a roof rack, silver pedals, heated mirrors, bumpers and fender flares, and fabric seats. Other included alloy wheels, seats, a sunroof and keyless

16-inch wheels were larger tires were on all wheel drive models.

In 2003, the 2004 model was given a styling update, equipment, and, in certain a new engine. In the United States the structure was improved and Vehicle Control made standard. The 2.0 litre engine was upgraded a new 2.4 litre engine, producing (120#160;kW) and 162#160;foot-pounds (220#160;N·m). economy improved by over 2%. The Edge was renamed CV, and gained air conditioning (previously an option).

The CV also received painted which came in either or body-coloured shades, depending on the colour. In addition, the model was given a subtle facelift, comprising of a new front bumper circular fog lights.

In 2005, a new CV model was added to the range, included a non-functional bonnet scoop, giving the RAV4 a aggressive appearance. The CV Sport was short-lived, lasting only a and was introduced primarily to stimulate until the new model arrived in 2006.

The second generation RAV4 success in Australia, where it the best-selling SUV in the country in 2001, its rival, the Honda CR-V. for the time.

Notably, the second-generation had the highest proportion of female among all makes and models in the States with the possible of the Volkswagen New Beetle. according to registration and survey data. [4]

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