As on e of the most popular Sport Utility Vehicles by Toyota, RAV4 is a strategic product for the Japanese manufacturer. So for 210 model it comes with numerous updates and improvements.
Available in three variants of Base, Limited and Sport editions, 2010 RAV4 can be had two engines. There is a 2.5 liter four-cylinder with 179 horsepower and 172 lb.-ft. of torque. The other option is a 3.5 liter V6 engine which has 269 hp and and 246 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine returns 19 city/27 highway for 4×2 models and 19 city/26 highway for 4×4 models.
Being a compact SUV, the RAV4 is packed with electronic controls for a good behavior both on the road, where it will spend most of its time, and also off the road occasionally. It comes with four-wheel independent suspension and Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Assist Control (DAC) to name a few.
The car can be fitted with P215/70 R16 tires with 16-inch steel wheels or P225/65 R17 tires with steel or five-spoke aluminum alloy wheels as standard, while the Sport models gets 18-inch wheels.
Toyota RAV4is on eof the roomiest cars in this segment with a wheelbase of 104.7 inch, it also has an optional third-row seating on Base and Limited grade models. Thanks to the clever Split-and-Stow system, back seats can be folded in to the ground for the sake of a flat luggage area.
There is also no shortage of equipments with the new model. Some of the standard equipments on all three grades include air-conditioning; a tilt/telescoping steering wheel; AM/FM CD stereo with six speakers, a universal mini-jack, MP3/WMA playback capability; outside temperature gauge; remote keyless entry; ten bottle/cup holders; power windows and door locks; foldable power mirrors; illuminated entry system; and three 12-volt auxiliary power outlets.