New Toyota RAV4 hybrid goes electric
Japanese automaker Toyota has unveiled a new plug-in version of its Toyota RAV4.
The compact SUV will be on show at the LA Auto Show, which is set to open tomorrow.
The vehicle packs a four-cylinder 2.5-litre petrol engine (which is the same one as the RAV4 hybrid) along with an electric motor, for a combined total of 306-horsepower.
The figures for performance are particularly impressive: the car can go from 0-100kph in just 6.2 seconds, with average CO2 emissions of only 30g/km (which makes it a new ‘best in class’).
If you turn the RAV4 on all-electric mode, it can keep gong for more than 60-kilometres – which means you can easily drive around a city without polluting.
The new RAV5 plug-in Hybrid will go on sale late 2020. No pricing information has been disclosed.