Used Toyota RAV4

October 25th, 2016 by

2016 Toyota RAV4
Are you looking for a reliable, rugged used car in Jordan? If you’d like a vehicle with the easy maneuverability and fuel efficiency of a compact car, but with the utility and power of an SUV, you might try a used Toyota RAV4. Learn about what you’ll get from this vehicle from Brent Brown Toyota today.

First Generation

The Toyota RAV4 was introduced in 1995 as the first compact crossover SUV. Auto buyers loved the utility of their SUVs, but wanted the easy performance of a compact car. The RAV4 was designed with the best features of an SUV, like full-time four-wheel drive, more cargo room, and a higher seat to provide more visibility. It was innovative and popular enough to be named as the Automobile of the Year by Automobile Magazine!

The original RAV4 used a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine which produced power of 120 hp, and offered a choice between a five-door model or a three-door model. In 1997, the RAV4 was offered as a soft-top convertible model. It’s known for its toughness and reliability, making it a great buy whether you’re in the country or Salt Lake City.

Second Generation

The second generation of the RAV4 came out in 2000 as a five-door option. It offered three engine choices, with the option of a 1.8L 123-hp engine, a 2.0L 150-hp engine, or a diesel engine. It also got new features like anti-lock braking, air conditioning, and power accessories, along with a sunroof and heated seats.

In 2004, the RAV4’s style was upgraded for a confident and aggressive look, and added a new 2.4L 161-hp engine. It also received new variable valve timing, as well as a stronger safety cage.

Third Generation

In 2006, the RAV4 was redesigned with the option of a short or long wheelbase and an interior that was 21% larger than before, along with a choice between all-wheel drive and front-wheel drive. In 2009, the RAV4 got a refresh with a powerful 2.5L 179-hp engine. It added features like a backup camera that had a built-in monitor, satellite navigation, and smart keyless remote entry with a push-button start.

In 2012, Toyota and Tesla Motors began collaboration to create a new electric RAV4. The electric motor produced 154 hp and got 76 mpg, with an impressive range of up to 113 miles.

Fourth Generation

In 2013, the RAV4 got a total redesign, with the long wheelbase as the new option. The 2.5L engine produced 176 hp, while the 2014 model added automatic high beam control and safety features like a lane departure warning system and blind spot monitoring.

The 2015 RAV4 saw the addition of a hybrid engine, with a 2.5L Atkinson-cycle engine and a second electric motor that let the all-wheel drive model tow up to 1,750 lbs. at a time.

Get a Used RAV4 Today

Are you ready to get your used Toyota RAV4 in Draper? Brent Brown Toyota can make it happen! Call us today at (801) 224-1320 or come see us at 1400 Sandhill Rd., Orem. While you’re here, be sure to check out the RAV4 reviews.

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