Toyota Rav4 PHEV : from 61500 € | Car

After a first test on the Prius, Toyota is going to expand its range of models with plug-in hybrids. The next candidate was announced by the japanese giant for

Toyota Rav4 PHEV : from 61500 € | Car

After a first test on the Prius, Toyota is going to expand its range of models with plug-in hybrids. The next candidate was announced by the japanese giant for this technology is the SUV Rav4, the current version of which PHEV (for Plug-in Hybrid Electriv Vehicle) is expected for next fall.

4-wheel-drive 306-hp

Toyota Rav4 PHEV © Toyota

the capacity of The battery has not yet been disclosed, but it should be generous, since the electrical autonomy is heralded as greater than 65 km, a record for the category. This battery is capable of delivering 95 kW (129 hp) transiently allows you to achieve without difficulty 135 km/h in mode "zero emission" in order to practice the highway in serenity, and carries the combined power of the traction chain to 306 hp in hybrid mode. A cavalry respectable transmitted to the 4 wheels via a 4-cylinder 2.5 Atkinson-cycle engine of 176 hp and two electric motors (one front, one aft), which allows the Rav4 PHEV to go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.2 s. In comparison, the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 300 hp is claiming a 6.5 s on the same exercise.

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Less than 29 g/km of CO2

Toyota Rav4 PHEV © Toyota

The SUV japanese claims as a practical quasi-preserved with a trunk of 460 liters. Last detail which has its importance, in all-electric mode, the heating is provided by a heat pump, a device much more efficient than the traditional resistance and therefore less prejudicial to the autonomy of a "zero emission" in the winter. Announced to a CO2 emission of less than 29 g/km, the Rav4 PHEV escape all penalty, and to the professionals, all TVS (tax on company vehicles). However, its price is high, starting at 61 500 € 13 000 € more than the hybrid version of the 222-horsepower 4-wheel drive. As A comparison, the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 has seen its rates start at 53 800 €.

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Toyota Rav4 PHEV © Toyota

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Toyota Rav4 : the hybrid board of the salvation of the SUV, the Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 : 300 hp for only 29 g/km of CO2
Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 09:33

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