Car reviews - Toyota - RAV4 - Edge 5-dr wagon
25 Jan 2001
THE new RAV4 is bigger than ever before, with the base five-door Edge model 80mm longer, 20mm higher and 40mm wider. RAV4's wheelbase has also increased 80mm on both body styles, to 2490mm in the five-door and 2280mm in the three-door. The exterior is more aerodynamic, with a coefficient of drag now 0.35. Styling features include multi-reflector headlights and an inverted V-shaped grille and an unusual step at the front pillar line from the wheel arch to the bonnet. Side cladding is now reduced to a small strip along the side panel/s. The spare wheel has been lowered to increase rear visibility and provide for easier wheel changing. Anti-corrosion steel is used in all areas except the roof and interior panels.
Did you know?RAV4 accessories include an aluminium front nudge bar, side steps for RAV4, rear spoiler (standard on Cruiser), plus the usual array of weather shields, roof racks etc
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