New 2009 Toyota RAV4 Facelift Debuts at Bologna Motor Show

5 12 2008

Toyota presented their new RAV4 SUV for European market at the Bologna Motor Show, which will start to sale in 2009. The beauty changes are sooner strenuous to smidgen, being narrow to a new chrome frame dealing, revised headlamps and tail-light, service indicators that have been relocated to the door mirrors and restyled bumpers. Inside you can see new supplies and flag as well as the availability of a ‘sport’ tedious-bottom steering helm.

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Toyota’s engineers have been diligent tweaking the RAV4‘s mechanicals as the facelift typical receives a new 2.0-liter petrol engine developing 158HP and 196Nm of torque that’s hooked up to a 6-alacrity guidebook gearbox or optionally, to a newly urbanized CVT transmission called Multidrive S. Toyota promises that the new 2.O VVT-i engine is not only more moving but also 5% more fuel competent that the outgoing 2.0-liter component it replaces.

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Toyota has also revised the 2.2 D-4D diesel engine that gains new piezoelectric injectors. The answer is a 14-horspower bump to 150HP while torque increases by about 10% to 340 Nm between 2000 and 2800 rpm. The diesel engine is also existing with a new Sports Direct Shift 6-swiftness repeated transmission.

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2 responses

6 01 2009
Prem Kumar

I think a Corolla is supposed to be a fantastic car with great dynamics

26 11 2010
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Toyota’s engineers have been diligent tweaking the RAV4‘s

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