Changing generations Toyota RAV4 very soon


The last Rav4 crossover will come down from the Toyota plant conveyor in St. Petersburg on October 1, after which the release of the new, fifth generation will be established.

In theory, this should give the «Toyotodes» of the whole country, because it remains not to wait so long, firstly. And secondly, the Japanese company among the few synchronizes the exit to the Russian market of the new generation of the machine with its production.

What is aware of the next generation of Toyota RAV4?

The car is based on the global platform TNGA K, exceeds the precursor in dimensions, and the engine range includes two gasoline «atmospheric» Dynamic Force with a volume of 2.0 and 2.5 liters. The power of the first — 150 horsepower, and the second — 200 forces. And here is the first chagrin — the version with a diesel engine in Russia will not.

For a modification with a 2-liter unit, a variator with mechanical front and rear gears is provided. The company explained that such a scheme allows the car more dynamically accelerated from the scene. The volume motor of 2.5 l is combined with an eight-adjusted «automatic» with an extended range of locking the torque converter.

For the first time, two configurations of the full drive system will be offered for Toyota RAV4: Dynamic Torque Control AWD, like a pre-reform crossover, and improved Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD with two separate couplings connecting the full drive on each of the rear wheels.

Another innovation for the Russian RAV4 is the ability to order a crossover with 19-inch discs. In addition, the list of equipment includes the headlights of the parabolic and searchlight type (depending on the configuration) and the Multi-Terrain Select system from the «senior» models of Land Cruiser Prado and Land Cruiser 200. Details about the configurations of the new RAV4 will be announced on October 1.