RAV4 (2nd generation, 2000–2006)

Key Features:

  • All-new model, with focus on improved ride quality and quieter performance
  • More spacious and flexible MPV-style interior
  • New 1.8 VVT-i petrol engine
  • Addition of FWD option, widening RAV4’s market reach
  • Best-in-class power-to-weight ratio
  • D-4D common rail diesel engine added to range in 2001

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