When it comes to a good pick for better hauling needs and family errands, you will the Toyota RAV4 quite a catch. You will love its conservative looks and its traditional SUV appearance plus the comfortable riding experience when you get with its strong V6 acceleration and its fuel efficient technology.
You can pack up a crowd of seven inside as you can enjoy the benefits of an additional third row seat. You can also take your pick between Sport and Limited Trim levels. Standard exterior features include a rugged theme which includes LED lamps, power mirrors, optional integrated fog lights, a moon roof and a spare tire mounted on the rear door.
New options that come with 2012 include a single CD player with 6 speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, and a USB port with iPod connectivity. Also, you get to pick between 16, 17 and 18 inch wheels. For safety, the Toyota RAV4 features active front head restraints, antilock brakes with brake assist, running lamps, an optional backup camera, electronic stability system, front seat impact and two row side curtains with curtain airbags.
For power trains, you get a V6 engine that will give you towing power of 3,500 pounds. You also get better towing capacity with the downhill assist control and hill start assist for better stability in steep terrains. Also, the RAV4 is available with a 179 hp with 2.5 liter four cylinders and 172 lbft torque or a 269 hp with 3.5 liter V6 with 246 lbft torque.
When it comes to the RAV4’s interior, you will be able to seat up to 7 people with the 50/50 split flat folding third row seat. Also, you can move the second row split bench seat forward or backward – and if convenient, in a reclined state. You’ll also love the touch screen navigation system, leather heated seats, standard air conditioning, power windows and locks as well as dual zone automatic climate control.