Showing posts in the category of Toyota RAV4

Tool Mistakes Toyota RAV4 For Supra And Crappy Russian Side Road For Racetrack


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Just by watching the first few seconds of this dash-cam video, you know that this is not going to end well for one of the motorists involved.

Learner Driver Backs Up And Runs Over Motorcycle Almost Killing Biker!


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I'm pretty sure that stopping in the middle of an intersection and reversing without looking back or…using the brakes when hitting an object isn't taught in driving school.

2015 Toyota RAV4 Looks Ready For Rallying


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Now this is an unlikely contender: Toyota has introduced the RAV4 rally car at the Monster Energy Supercross Championship finale this weekend at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Brings Higher Mileage, Refreshed Styling for the RAV4 Family


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Toyota has lifted the veils off the 2016 RAV4 Hybrid, which brings more horsepower and higher mileage than conventional RAV4 models. The model also debuts a refreshed exterior and interior design that will be seen across the RAV4 lineup.

Toyota Confirms RAV4 Hybrid Debut for New York Motor Show


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Toyota is going to unveil a hybrid version of its RAV4 at the New York Motor Show next week.

Toyota Recalls All The RAV4 EVs Because Of A Crash Risk


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A problem with the Toyota RAV4 EV and its Tesla-developed drivetrain has forced the Japanese automaker to recall the roughly 2,500 electric vehicles it produced in a short-lived relationship with the California company.

2015 Toyota RAV4 Gets New Business Edition and Equipment Upgrades in the UK


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Toyota has released the 2015 RAV4 compact SUV with minor equipment enhancements and a new trim level in Britain.

Tesla to Stop Supplying Batteries for Toyota RAV4 EV


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Tesla Motors announced that the $100 million deal to supply Toyota with battery packs and motors for the RAV4 crossover will end this year. In May 2012, Toyota said it would buy Tesla’s components for 2,600 RAV EVs over three years.

Toyota Issues Second-Largest Single Recall Ever for 6.39 Million Vehicles Worldwide


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Toyota announced it would recall 6.39 million vehicles worldwide for various faults in what is the company’s second-largest recall to date. No less than 27 Toyota models are affected, including RAV4 and Yaris, as well as two models Toyota has built or still makes for other automakers – the Pontiac Vibe and Subaru Trezia.

Toyota Recalls 1.9 Million 3rd Generation Prius Hybrids to Fix Software Glitch


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Toyota will recall more than half of Prius vehicles ever sold to fix a software glitch that could slow down or even bring the car to a halt. The recall involves approximately 1.9 million vehicles produced globally since March 2009, according to company spokesman Brian Lyons.

Toyota Launches 2014 RAV4 in the UK, 2.0D Now Available with AWD


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The new model year brings some changes to Toyota's RAV4 compact SUV in Britain, including a new powertrain combo, higher equipment specifications and a lower entry price.

20 Years of Toyota's Ground Breaking RAV4 Compact SUV


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The market is flooded right now with compact SUVs, but the car that started all this frenzy is the Toyota RAV4, nearly 20 years ago. At the 1994 Geneva Motor Show, Toyota launched the first-generation RAV4, a compact SUV whose name was an acronym for a Recreational Activity Vehicle with 4-wheel drive.

Toyota Models on Flatbed Truck Crunched Under New York Bridge - This Won't Buff Out...


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The first question we asked ourselves after watching these videos of a truck full of Toyota cars munched under a metal overpass in New York City, is not how on earth did this happen, but how the heck did we miss it, since this incident purportedly occurred in the beginning of May this year, with each video having only garnered a few hundred views since.

Check Out Toyota's Custom Concepts for the SEMA Show


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For a second year in a row, Toyota is organizing the Dream Build Challenge competition for the SEMA Show, but whereas in 2012 it had four of its own race car drivers build a one-off model, this time, it called in athletes from other sports as well.

Toyota Camry, Prius V and RAV4 Lose Consumer Reports Recommendation


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Consumer Reports pulled its recommendation for three of Toyota’s cars, including the popular Camry sedan, due to poor crash test results. Although Lexus, Toyota and Acura were ranked as the U.S. auto industry’s most reliable brands in Consumer Reports’ annual new-car reliability survey, the magazine withdrew its recommendation for the Camry, Prius v and RAV4 because they received poor ratings in the latest IIHS crash tests.

Toyota Adds New 2.0L Diesel AWD Version to RAV4 in Europe


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Toyota has introduced a new all-wheel drive version of the RAV4 in Europe for the 2014 model year that combines a Euro 5 compliant 2.0-liter D-4D turbodiesel engine with Toyota’s Integrated Dynamic Drive System AWD technology.

Rising Toyota RAV4 Sales in Russia Lead to Local Production


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Following a streak of strong RAV4 sales in Russia, Toyota has taken the decision to begin local production of the SUV at its manufacturing facility in Saint Petersburg from 2016. The factory's entire production will be destined for Russia and Belarus.

Toyota Surprises its 50 Millionth US Customer by Paying Off Camry Loan and Gifting Him a RAV4


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We've seen this scene play out often on the silver screen – you know, a shop's lucky millionth (or a rounded out multiple / fraction of that number) customer who wins a big prize, only this time, it happened for real when Toyota sold its 50 millionth car in the United States.

What's Coming from Toyota in the Next Three Years; Report Says FR-S Turbo and Cabrio Axed


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The numbers are showing that the automotive sector has emerged from the grip of the recession and reaching pre-2007 levels once again. Automakers reported sales of about 14.5 million vehicles in the States last year, a 13 percent increase from 2011 and the highest annual total since 2007. If the trend continues, we'll be seeing more and newer models entering the market, especially from top brands like Toyota.

This week, Automotive News came out with a report on the Japanese firm's upcoming product line for the North American market, which includes several redesigns over the course of the next two to three years.

New Toyota RAV4 Rated 'Poor' by IIHS for Weak Small Overlap Test Performance


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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has automakers’ engineers in charge of safety back to the drawing board, trying to figure out how to get a passing score for the newly-introduced small overlap crash test, which has vehicles hit the specially-designed obstacle with the area around the front-left headlight, and no more. This puts a heck of a lot of strain on the structure of the car, especially if has not been specifically designed to take this very type of shock.