Due largely to the success of its predecessors, the 2012 Toyota RAV4 doesn't stray too far from its previous formula. As were earlier models, the new RAV4 is an economical and stylish alternative to larger SUVs and the minivan. Boasting a surplus of safety, power and comfort, it will definitely be competing head on with the latest wave of SUVs on the market.
The 2012 RAV4 comes standard with many advanced safety features. Toyota drivers can rest assured that the RAV4 spares no expense when it comes to safety in the event of a crash. Buyers can expect driver and passenger airbags up front and roll-sensing curtain airbags in both rows of the rear.
Every 2012 Toyota RAV4 also comes with the Star Safety System. This system includes traction control, anti-lock brakes, Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology, which reduces the engine's power when the brake and accelerator pedals are pressed at the same time.
Toyota goes to great lengths to make sure that the 2012 RAV4 is family-friendly. Child-protector rear door locks and LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) are both standard. Additionally, there is a driver-operated emergency locking system for all passenger seat belts. With these features in place, RAV4 drivers can be certain that their loved ones are as safe as possible.
The engine scheme for the 2012 Toyota RAV4 has remained unchanged; both four and six-cylinder engines will be available.
For a crossover, the RAV4 has some serious leg room. Aside from the fact that it seats up to seven people, the RAV4 is versatile, and all of the rear seats fold downward. This makes converting from a passenger vehicle to an ideal hauler quick and easy.
The 2012 Toyota RAV4 is aimed to please. The vehicle is spacious, safe and powerful.