2020 Toyota RAV4 Review; More Adventurer Than Ever
Revealed as part of the New York show, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 asserts its penchant for adventure. SUV Lover, Who the hell is not familiar with Rav4. The latest generation of RAV4 comes with more macho, more powerful, more adventures.
Jeep would not have done better. The Toyota RAV4 ‘s fifth body clearly claims its membership in the SUV family. The style gives an impression of robustness, increased ground clearance and reduced overhang confirm a better capacity for hollow paths.
The launch of its fetish SUV in Europe was only planned in 2019, Toyota preferred New York in Geneva to present it and reveal its main features.
2020 Toyota RAV4 Redesign
The first observation, unlike its eternal rival, the Honda CR-V, the RAV4 does not grow and is therefore proposed in five-seater configuration only.
However, it benefits from the new global Architecture TNGA (Toyota new global architecture) including a platform and unprecedented engines. The platform, which also serves as a base for the Prius, the C-HR, and the last Auris, has made it possible to optimize the proportions, to lower the center of gravity, while raising the ground clearance.
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 dimensions do not evolve so to speak, the length, in particular, is 4.60 m. On the other hand, the wheelbase lengthens by 30 mm to the benefit of the habitability and the volume of the trunk. On the inside, the dashboard is fairly modernized by the adoption of a central screen in elevated position and by an increase in the quality of the materials, equivalent to that observed in the C-HR.
2020 Toyota RAV4 Powertrain & Transmission
On the engines side, the supply in Europe will be based on two engines, one 2 liters petrol and one 2.5 liters hybrid, the diesel disappearing from the traffic. These engines are also unpublished.
The 2-liter direct injection gasoline Dynamic Force Engine will be available with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a new generation of CVT limiting skating, an automatic gearbox that will also be associated with the 2.5-litre hybrid group.
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will benefit from a new, fully-piloted transmission. The electric motor driving the rear wheels will be able to receive 30% more torque than the previous generation.
The version propelled by the 2-liter petrol étrennera also an integral transmission generating a vector effect to improve the maneuverability in turn. To save fuel, this transmission will be completely disengaged at the steady speed, including the transmission shaft.
Finally, the RAV4 receives the latest generation of Toyota Safety sense driving aids, including an emergency braking with pedestrian detection, an intelligent speed controller with the possibility of holding in line, an automatic passage of codes in Headlights, and a recognition of the signs.
Release Date and Price
The 2020 Toyota RAV4 will be presented at the automotive world to be held in Paris from October 4th to 14th. Its rate will certainly be revealed at the same time for deliveries scheduled in the first quarter 2019, along with the new Auris and that the Lexus UX.