Toyota RAV4 2.5 VVT-i Hybrid GR Sport 5dr CVT Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP £46,815What Car? Target Price£44,183
Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors

The RAV4 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) has an impressive all-electric range and low emissions, but the extremely high list price limits its appeal for private buyers and company car buyers alike. The regular front-wheel drive RAV4 hybrid is the sweet spot in the range. It’s fairly ordinary to drive, but strong resale values, astounding economy and a fantastic reliability record make it a tempting option in the large SUV category.

The most potent RAV4 is the four-wheel drive 219bhp version that has a marginal performance advantage at 8.1sec 0-62mph, and a far better towing rating. The additional traction is useful in tricky conditions, too.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8.1 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Electric Hybrid
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

48.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

580

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

127

g/km