Safety is at the heart of changes to the UK Hiace range for the 2004 model year. From launch on 5 November, all models will benefit from ABS and a driver’s airbag as part of the standard equipment package.
You have seen the ‘story’ many times before: a sluggish selling product is given a mid-life makeover that amounts to little more than a new front grille and a bigger badge on the tailgate. Where the RAV4 is concerned, there is no attempt to weave a silk purse from a sow’s ear.
Toyota is launching a new era of clean diesel engine performance with the introduction of the Toyota 2.0-litre D-CAT (Diesel Clean Advanced Technology) engine, the world’s cleanest diesel in terms of nitrogen oxides and particulate emissions.