Toyota has released pricing and specification for the new RAV4.
Introducing hybrid power to the line-up, the new model range includes a choice of powertrains ranging from the 2.5-litre full hybrid, to a new 2.0-litre D-4D diesel and a revised 2.0-litre Valvematic petrol with improved fuel economy and CO2 emissions. Both front-wheel and all-wheel drive versions are available.
At the same time Toyota is upgrading equipment specifications across the board and introducing Toyota Safety Sense - a package of integrated active safety and driver assistance features - as an option on all versions of RAV4 beyond the entry-point model. The new five-grade line-up also introduces Business Edition Plus trim and changes the flagship designation from Invincible to Excel.
The entry level Active grade is powered by the new 2.0 D-4D diesel engine and starts from £23,695 OTR. The RAV4 Business Edition - also powered by the 2.0-litre diesel engine starts from £24,595 OTR. A new Business Edition Plus model launches as a hybrid/front-wheel drive-only grade and comes with LED front and rear lights, a power tailgate, keyless entry and push-button start, priced from £26,195.
All three powertrains and front and all-wheel drive options are offered in Icon trim. Key additional features include 18-inch machined-finish alloy wheels, LED headlamps, combination leather and Alcantara upholstery. The Icon diesel costs £26,995, petrol £28,295 and the 2.5 Hybrid comes in at £29,795 OTR.
The Excel models adopt the full Toyota Touch 2 with Go package, plus leather upholstery, roof rails and front and rear parking sensors with pricing ranging from £27,995 for the diesel and £29,295 for the petrol to £30,795 OTR for the range-topping Excel 2.5 Hybrid AWD. Two new exterior colours are available for RAV4: Blue Crush and Barcelona Red.
The new RAV4 range is available to order now with first customer deliveries of petrol and diesel models expected from late December. Hybrid versions will arrive from mid-January.