January 10, 2012
NEW FOR 2012:
- Standard all-season floor mats, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, and upgraded audio system with USB port and Bluetooth connectivity
- Limited and Limited V6 AWD models add standard leather seats, 6.1-inch display audio with navigation, and steering wheel-mounted Bluetooth controls
For 2012, the Toyota RAV4 receives some new features, including an upgraded audio system and floor mats on the base models, and leather seats and navigation on the Limited trim lines.
The RAV4 comes with a 2.5-litre four-cylinder and four-speed automatic in two- or four-wheel drive, and with a 3.5-litre V6 and five-speed automatic in four-wheel drive.
Trim lines are the Base, Sport and Limited. All are five-passenger models, but the V6 4WD can be ordered with a third row of seats, for a total of seven-passenger seating.
Features on the base four-cylinder include 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, cloth upholstery, front bucket seats, 60/40 split-folding rear bench seat, keyless entry, front and rear splash guards, auto up/down driver’s window, Optitron gauges, tilt and telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, all-season floor mats, brushed metallic trim, cruise control, digital clock, map and cargo lamps, active front head restraints, moulded spare tire cover, variable intermittent wipers with de-icer, intermittent rear wiper, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, and upper and lower glove boxes. The base 4WD model uses 17-inch steel wheels.
The Sport models add 18-inch alloy wheels, premium cloth upholstery, rear privacy glass, automatic headlamps, fog lamps, roof rails with crossbars, fender flares, power sunroof, and tonneau cover. The V6 models add downhill assist control and hill-start assist.
The Limited models add 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, six-CD/MP3 stereo, navigation system, XM satellite radio, eight-way power driver’s seat, leather upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup camera, interior chrome trim, hard-shell spare tire cover, and Smart Key system with pushbutton start. The V6 models add downhill assist control and hill-start assist.