The all-new 2013 Toyota RAV4 crossover SUV will make its world debut at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Japanese automaker confirmed today. Continue Reading...
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The Toyota RAV4 EV is getting ready for its California launch, and has now received an official EPA-rated 78-MPGe in the city and 74-MPGe on the highway. Continue Reading...
The fourth video spotlighting the new Toyota RAV4 EV has just been released, focusing on the innovative technology to enhance the driving experience of the electric SUV. Continue Reading...
One of the biggest hurdles automakers have to overcome with marketing electric vehicles is decreasing range anxiety with its consumers. Toyota recently resurrected its RAV4 EV model, offering an electric crossover with a range of 92 miles, or 113 miles in an extended mode. Continue Reading...
The buying public are eagerly awaiting the redesigned Toyota RAV4, and a Toyota forum member believes that he has spotted the upcoming model, and posted pictures of it in a local Toyota Club online forum. Continue Reading...
The Lexus RX crossover is based on the Toyota Highlander, but unlike the lower cost vehicle, it only has two rows of seating — something that might change with the 2014 model. Continue Reading...
The Toyota RAV4 is due for a redesign next year to be based on the Camry platform and when that happens, the manufacturer might ditch the V6. Continue Reading...
Shopping for a new car and curious what’s popular? There are the usual choices like the Toyota Camry and Honda Civic, but if you want to know what other car shoppers just like you are looking at we’ve compiled a list of the five most researched new cars on AutoGuide this week. Continue Reading...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened investigations into defects found on 2006-2008 Toyota RAV4’s, 2005 Honda Pilots and 2007-2009 GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook. Continue Reading...
Toyota unveiled its new electric RAV4 at the 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles including new price, power and range information. Continue Reading...
When last we spoke to Scion boss Jack Hollis, his interest in a small truck for the youth brand was undeniable. Now reports of increased production at the automaker’s RAV4 facility in Woodstock, Ontario have spawned new rumors about the as yet unconfirmed sixth model in the Scion lineup. Increased production of the RAV4 (up… Continue Reading...
Ever wonder just how different men are from women when it comes to picking their vehicle of choice? Here’s a top 10 list of vehicles with the highest proportion of female buyers, provided by Polk via InsideLine. There are a few unexpected models on the list, and a couple of models that, to our surprise,… Continue Reading...
Toyota announced today the MSRP for the 2012 RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle. The overall price point on the compact crossover is being increased by an average of $100, or 0.4 percent on all models. You can get the RAV4 in three different trim packages: the base RAV package, the middle of the road Sport… Continue Reading...
An insane nine car accident occurred out in Kiev, Ukraine, caused by a speeding Bentley Continental Flying Spur. And while this isn’t as painful to see as the Ferrari accident out in Japan, this Bentley did cause some real havoc. Reports came in that the Bentley was just going way too fast at a junction,… Continue Reading...
An old newspaper maxim posits that “dog bites man” won’t make for an eye-catching headline, but “man bites dog” will get people’s attention. Perhaps the automotive equivalent is “Toyota RAV4 Driver Shoots Boy With Crossbow”. Although information is scant, this is undoubtedly one of the most bizarre stories of the year. According to reports, a… Continue Reading...
Toyota has plans to introduce six new hybrids to their lineup by 2012. One of them is likely a smaller luxury SUV for Lexus, with the company’s tried-and-tested hybrid drivetrain. The SUV would be dubbed the CX300h, in Lexus naming nomenclature, and would bank off the success of the larger RX. It would probably share a… Continue Reading...
Toyota is conducting a voluntary recall for RAV4 and Highlander models in America, to replace the side curtain airbag sensor assembly. On certain RAV4s built between 2007 and 2008 and Highlanders from 2008, there are two side curtain sensors that detect the side angle of a vehicle during a rollover. These sensors could fail and illuminate… Continue Reading...
Anyone who was not comatose in 2009 remembers the Toyota unintended acceleration scandal, which saw millions of Toyota and Lexus products recalled due to what was eventually deemed to be a mismatch between floormats and the accelerator that could cause the pedal to stick. Now, Toyota is recalling a further 2.17 million cars and trucks… Continue Reading...
The next product from Tesla is not the long awaited Model S sedan, but something far more plebian – a Toyota RAV4 using a Tesla derived battery pack and electric propulsion system. Toyota just released this teaser photo the RAV4 EV, but don’t hold your breath for too long. It’s hard to imagine this car… Continue Reading...
Toyota‘s initial investment of $50 million in its partnership with Tesla will also cost the company another $60 million in development costs needed to bring its RAV4 EV to market. The $60 million is, according to SEC filings, for services rendered by Tesla, and any future components will require additional funds. Tesla took over Toyota’s… Continue Reading...
Tesla Motors and Toyota have announced that they are working on an all-electric version of the Toyota RAV4. Tesla expects to deliver the prototypes by the end of this year, with the car going on sale in 2012. Electric vehicle nerds will remember that this isn’t the first time an electric RAV4 has been sold…. Continue Reading...
Parents magazine has made the list (and assumedly checked it twice) to bring you their top 15 picks of family-friendly vehicles for 2010. Teaming up with Edmunds.com, Parents has only included models that come equipped with antilock brakes and front, side, and side-curtain air bags. These vehicles also come with family necessities such as sliding… Continue Reading...
The Lexus LS460, Rated the Best Overall Car by Consumer Reports for 2008 Consumer Reports has just released its list of the best cars in each class and the Japanese are dominating with 8 vehicles (out of 10) in the top spots. CR says it bases its results on three variables: Road Tests, Reliability and… Continue Reading...