Toyota Adds New 2.0-Liter Diesel to RAV4 With Equipment Upgrades
Oct 25, 2013 13:35
Toyota is introducing an all wheel drive version of the RAV4 in Europe for the 2014 model year combining a Euro 5 compliant 2.0 liter D-4D turbodiesel engine with Toyota's Integrated Dynamic Drive System AWD technology.
The diesel engine develops 122hp at 6,000 rpm and 310 NM of torque between 1,600 and 2,400 rpm. Mated to a six speed manual transmission, the powertrain generates CO2 emissions at 136 g/km.
The Integrated Dynamic Drive System allows front to rear torque distribution to vary from 100:0 to 50:50, with front-wheel drive (100:0) automatically engaged under normal driving conditions to improve fuel consumption.
There's also new exterior and interior trimmings including a new Dark Brown Metallic exterior paint color and a new 10 spoke 18 inch alloy wheel design as well as an 18 inch wheel design available for front-wheel drive models.
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