World’s Original Crossover Sport Utility Vehicle Arrives Refreshed
A global model with presence in 150 countries,
new RAV4 reinforces its universal appeal
• New powerful engine promises a passionate driving experience
• 6 Speed (Super-Intelligent) ECT transmission.
• Advanced technology and extensive safety features
• Aggressive and contemporary exterior styling
• High quality interior offering a distinct space
Whatever your passion in-life, the new RAV4 is suited to our needs. For the young and adventurous the RAV4 has aggressive styling, is fully loaded with features and has a powerful new engine. If you are looking for a family drive, the new RAV4 is even more spacious, has the latest TOYOTA safety features and has the same quality and reliability you would expect from Toyota.
KUWAIT: Mohamed Naser Al Sayer announced the launch of new and refreshed 2016 RAV4 in Kuwait. The new RAV4 offers enhanced performance and capability, while being more engaging and fun to drive. It also offers great fuel efficiency, spacious rear space, striking design, and a compelling array of standard features.
According to Mr. Mubarak Naser Al Sayer CEO Al Sayer Group Holding “ Toyota World’s number 1 automotive brand continues to reinforce the market leading position with the introduction of a range of new and exciting models to enhance the market leadership with steady sales and sustained performance. Toyota vehicles are best known for the finest combination of best quality, technology, durability, highest resale value and line up suiting all customer tastes, needs and requirements.”
Mr. Johan Heislitz Senior Business Director Al Sayer Group Holding said “The new RAV4 2016 is all set to offer our customers a perfect drive. The finer refinements reflect the same quality and reliability you would expect from Toyota with the spirit to give our distinguished customers best compact SUV in the market.”
Refreshed Exterior Styling and Updated Interior for a Distinct Space:
The new RAV4 2016 projects a bright, intelligent, and dynamic expression that define RAV4’s athletic presence and sophisticated strength.
Featuring refreshed exterior styling that lends the vehicle a sleeker, more dynamic stance. A bolder looking front fascia seems to come alive when equipped with the available LED combo of headlights, daytime running lights and Hi-Lo Headlights. The new rocker panels sharpen the sides and tie in restyled front and rear bumpers for a more flowing profile.
New front and rear silver skid plate garnishes on most models, new wheel designs and a standard shark fin antenna on all grades further accent the freshened look of the 2016 RAV4.
Performance, Handling, and Efficiency
Successive generations of RAV4 have established a reputation for their ride comfort, ease of driving, maneuverability and reassuring capabilities on even tough road surfaces. The new RAV4 builds on these key SUV attributes.
2016 RAV4 is equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with Dual VVT-i technology which enhances power delivery efficiency by controlling both intake and exhaust timings to produce 180 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 23.8 kg-m of torque at 4,100 rpm.
A body structure that makes extensive use of high-strength steel provides a robust and stiff, yet light platform and is the foundation for the RAV4’s smooth ride, handling agility and cabin quietness. The rear suspension member has increased spots welds and support mounts to help enhance rigidity and reduce vibration transfer to the vehicle occupants.
The all new RAV4 builds on the very highest standards of occupant safety and pedestrian impact protection evolved over three generations of the compact Toyota SUV, with even higher levels of active and passive safety.
Standard safety equipment on the 2016 RAV4 includes antilock brakes, vehicle stability control, traction control and daytime running lights. A blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert is standard on RAV4 SE and Limited models.
The RAV4 is equipped with eight airbags, including a driver's knee airbag and a front-passenger seat cushion airbag designed to prevent occupants from sliding under the seatbelt.
RAV4 2016 Key Specifications:
2.5L Dual VVT-I engine – 180hp, 6 Speed (Super-Intelligent) ECT transmission, Standard safety features: ABS / EBD / VSC / HAC / Rear Camera, Remote Engine Starter, Power Back Door, LED Head Lights + DRL, Leather Seats (Natural) – Power for driver seat, Alloy Wheels 18 inches, Sun Roof – Front and Rear Sensors – Rear Spoiler – Fog Lamps, Dual Automatic Air-condition System, Smart key with push start system, Bluetooth + AUX + USB.
Top Honors for RAV4
With over 2 decades of successful run, RAV4 is a leader in the compact crossover SUV segment.
Awards won by RAV4:
• The 2016 Toyota RAV4 compact SUV earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, USA.
• 2015 Toyota RAV4, (Built After November 2014), is an Insurance Institute for Highway safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick and is also one of the Top 10 Most Affordable SUVs according to Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com.
• HIS automotive evaluates over 90% of RAV4s sold in the last ten years are still on the road today.