The Toyota RAV4: The past 20 years!

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A SUV has always been the perfect solution for those who want fuel efficient vehicle with enough space for the family and their belongings. Since 1994, one of the world’s most favorite SUVs has been the Toyota RAV4 near Orlando. There’s a lot about this sporty Toyota SUV you may not be aware of! Toyota of Clermont is sharing all about the history of the Toyota RAV4, and what it’s like today.

Get the scoop on the history of the Toyota RAV4!

  • When this Toyota was first released in Japan and the UK in 1994, no one knew it was going to be selling so much! It more than doubled what experts predicted it would make! Two years later, it was hitting the streets of the United States and stealing Americans’ hearts. It had a small 2.0 liter four cylinder engine but was rugged enough for hitting the trails off-road! In 1998, the Toyota RAV4 got a makeover! It was completely redesigned, including a new body style and a convertible model!
  • The second generation of these versatile SUVs was even more popular because it was made a four door and even the engine got a boost! Under the hood was a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine and the option of automatic or manual transmission. Safety features and technology just kept getting more advanced each year this Toyota near Orlando was produced.
  • When 2005 came around, this practical Toyota drove better than ever. The third generation models released that year had improved suspension and electrical steering. Toyota even added the extra space consumers were craving, making it almost half of a foot longer!

In 2013, the Toyota RAV4 near Orlando was revamped and redone to be more sporty, more chic and popular! The body was given a whole new look that everyone young and old loves! Now this SUV is packed full of more technology than ever! Inside is a standard backup camera, Bluetooth wireless connectivity and available navigation with turn by turn directions. The convenience features help make your time behind the wheel safer and easier.

What else does this Toyota SUV near Orlando have to offer?

The most recent generation of this new Toyota has enough room for the entire family. It can seat up to five and offers up to 37.2 inches of leg room in the back! The 60/40 split fold rear seats are the only thing in the way of 73.4 cubic feet of cargo room! You can stow and store almost anything in this spacious SUV!

Coming in 2016, this new Toyota SUV near Orlando will be getting a little bit of a facelift! But, it doesn’t stop there! In 2016, Toyota is releasing the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to the lineup! You can still have all the luxury and convenience of a SUV, while getting stellar fuel efficiency and even helping better the environment!

Are you interested in taking on the latest and greatest Toyota SUV? Visit us at 16851 State Rd. 50, between the Florida Turnpike and Highway 27! To schedule a test drive, give us a call at (888) 590-6090!

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