Toyota launches the new RAV4 in UK with AWD and added features

The world’s automotive leader, Toyota Motor has launched the new refreshed 2014 RAV4 compact Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) in the car market of United Kingdom. The new model year of the RAV4 has brought along with it some changes to be offered to the car buyers of UK. The new 2014 Toyota RAV4 has come along with a new powertrain combination, improved equipment specification and most importantly a reduced price tag for its entry level model trim.

The new 2014 Toyota RAV4 is going for sale in the UK market in this week; the new model year of RAV4 now has the revised starting price for its base model that is lower than the base model of the previous model year. The new price for the base 2014 RAV4 2WD Active trim has been reduced by £400 by Toyota and now costs £22,195.

Moreover, for the very first time, the prospective buyers of the 122bhp 2 liter D-4D diesel mill powered 2014 Toyota RAV4 will have the option to choose between a newly included all 4 wheel drive system apart from the regular Forward Wheel Drive model system that was previously available. The new powertrain that is mated to a 6 speed manual transmission gearbox, this new powertrain offers a combined figure of 137gm per km of emissions and 53.3mpg UK.

Moreover, the new 2014 Toyota RAV4 comes with added interior features. Excepting the base level model trim Active grade, the other model trims of the new 2014 RAV4s feature with the Touch 2 touchscreen that is the latest of the company’s touchscreen controlled multimedia system, which features a higher resolution sharp display screen with four times as much the pixels than the original system. Plus, one can also choose to get the Toyota Touch 2 on the higher model trims of Icon and Invincible. This Touch 2 system has an added number of extra functionalities and advanced connectivity powers like full map navigation with a speed limit indication system as well as safety camera warnings. This navigation system also includes real time HD traffic information from TomTom, Panoramio and Google Street View.

As further added advantages the new 2014 RAV4’s higher model trims of Icon and Invincible also come with some standard equipment as well as styling features.

The RAV4 Icon model is now bestowed with many added features from Toyota in order to make it more attractive and convenient to the consumers. This model trim is now quipped with many world class features such as push button ignition, keyless entry and dual tone 18 inch alloy wheels. On the other hand, the Invincible model trim now comes with the added advantage of a free option to choose a new beige leather upholstery as well as front parking sensor apart from those that the company already offers at the back of the car.

The new 2014 Toyota RAV4 also has more optional features including a Rear Cross Traffic Alert enabled Blind Spot Monitoring system.

This post was written by

Pavan Kumar – who has written posts on Toyota Cars India | New Toyota Car | Latest Toyota cars.
I am into the auto blogs field for quite a long time. Living my passion of reviewing cars.

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