Thursday October 29, 2020

A Toyota that has one eye on the environment

The ‘de-softened’ RAV4 wants to convert SUV drivers from diesel to hybrid power, writes Liam Shard

27th January, 2019
The Toyota RAV4 2.5 Hybrid Luna Sport AWD

The business case for the Toyota RAV4 is as close to copper-bottomed as that for any new car can be. In the 25 years since the nameplate has been on sale, it has more or less created the popular mid-size SUV segment and found its way onto nine million driveways around the world. Two million of those were in Europe.

Given that buyers are flocking to SUVs right now, this fifth-generation model should have an easy...

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