Toyota RAV4: Welcome the all new and refreshed SUV

The Toyota RAV4 hit South African streets late last year. The latest Toyota RAV4 for sale follows the fourth generation model which was released in 2013 and the upgraded RAV 4 has been met with great enthusiasm by local motorists. For the previous two years the Toyota RAV 4 has increased in popularity and sales of this model have been on the rise.


The latest model aims to continue with the success that the RAV4 has experienced over the past two years. The latest Toyota for sale in this range features changes to the vehicle’s exterior and the interior styling has also been refreshed. The inclusion of more safety and convenience features has helped to keep the RAV4 up-to-date so that it doesn’t fall behind of its competitors.

When it comes to the Toyota RAV4 price there are a range of different options. The model that you pick will depend on your budget as well as what you are looking for in a vehicle. The RAV4 price for the 2.0 GX MT is R 327 700 while the 2.5D GX MT costs R 409 900. If you are looking for a RAV4 for sale, take a look at the following RAV4 review to find out more about this capable vehicle.

A Refreshed Exterior

The exterior of the Toyota RAV 4 boasts exciting features such as LED headlights. Its frame is slimmer with a larger emphasis on the macho design of its front-end. The bumpers were also given additional attention and the latest model incorporates rocker panels. The roof rails show the RAV4’s adventurous nature. The lower tailgate makes loading items into the boot easier. With two trim options you can choose a style that best meets your requirements. The GX trim includes 17-inch split spoke alloy wheels as well as mud flaps. The automatic headlamp levelling is another useful feature that comes with the GX trim. Other benefits of this option are the rear parking camera as well as the Daytime Running Lights. When you are looking for a RAV4 for sale you can also opt for a model with VX trim. With VX trim you get 18-inch alloy wheels as well as a rear parking camera that has guideline display. Another advantage to owning a VX RAV4 is the power tailgate which has a memory function.

Toyota RAV4

The RAV’s Interior Design

While the exterior of the Toyota RAV4 for sale sets a high standard, you won’t be disappointed by the interior of this model. The attention-to-detail in its design is made evident by the materials that are used. The improved control layout makes driving easier. The welcoming interior features comfortable seats and plenty of storage space. The cup holders and sunglasses storage are convenient features of this model. The 4.2-inch colour multi-information display makes it easy for the driver to access information about their vehicle. The impressive infotainment system features a 7-inch touch screen. The RAV 4 has a Radio/CD player as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Climate control ensures that the interior of your vehicle is kept at a pleasant temperature. You can enhance the appeal of the RAV4’s interior by adjusting the ambient light settings.

GX models have fabric seats as well as a wide array of convenience features. Electric windows and the centre console are highlights of this version. Steering wheel switches make it easy to adjust the settings in your car. VX versions boast leather seats as well as a comfortable driver’s seat that is electronically adjustable. Cruise control is a useful feature of this model.


Performance and Specifications

Another reason to find a Toyota RAV4 for sale is its excellent performance. The 2.0 litre engine has a maximum power output of 132 kW and a peak torque of 233 Nm. It has a six-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed CVT. The 2.2 litre RAV4 fort sale delivers 110 kW of power with 340 Nm of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission is available for this model. The top-of-the range 2.5 litre model offers 132 kW of power at 233 Nm with a 6-speed automatic transmission. To compare the models at a glance, take a look at this helpful table.

Technical Specifications for the Toyota RAV 4

2.0-litre RAV 42.2-litre RAV42.5-litre RAV4
Power (kW)107110132
Torque (Nm)187340233
Transmission6-speed manual/7-speedCVT6-speed manual/6-speed automatic6-speed automatic

Whether it is the Toyota RAV4 price that draws your attention, or its refreshed exterior, the Toyota RAV4 for sale is a stunning vehicle from Toyota. Browse through Auto Mart’s collection of classified ads online, or download the free Auto Mart Android App from the GooglePlay Store now.

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