2012 Toyota RAV4 became one of the favorite affordable compact SUV, both consumers and automotive reviewers. What makes it so? There are some good points such as responsive handling for better maneuverability, enjoy the comfortable ride, powerful and fuel-efficient optional V6 engine, optional third-row seat can seat up to seven people, and has large cargo room. Three trims are offered, from the base 2012 Toyota RAV4, Sport model, and Limited as the upper trim level. All of them bring the standard two-wheel drive (2WD) and available four-wheel drive (4WD) for every trim.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Powertrain
All models of 2012 Toyota RAV4 powered by standard 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve with Dual VVT-i four-cylinder engine that delivers 179-horsepower @ 6,000 rpm & 172 lb-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm. While the optional engine is 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve with Dual VVT-i V6 engine that generates until 269-HP @ 6,200 rpm & 246 lb-ft of torque @ 4,700 rpm, thatâ€™s V6 also available on each trim level.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Transmission
Get the acceleration for 2012 Toyota RAV4 with two transmissions. Standard four-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) for RAV4 with 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. Then, the optional five-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) for RAV4 with 3.5L V6 engine.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Mileage Estimates
Easily, estimates gas mileage ratings (city/highway) for 2012 Toyota RAV4 are divided into 4 assessments by Toyota Motor Sales, USA.
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 2WD 2.5L 4-cylinder at 22/28 mpg
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 2WD 3.5L V6 at 19/27 mpg
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 4WD 2.5L 4-cylinder at 21/27 mpg
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 4WD 3.5L V6 at 19/26 mpg
2012 Toyota RAV4 Base
Here are the highlight features for 2012 Toyota RAV4 base: multi-reflector halogen headlamps with auto-off feature, LED tail & stop lamps, Black grille, Black power outside mirrors with folding feature, 16-inch steel wheels with wheel covers, High Solar Energy-Absorbing (HSEA) glass, Black rear bumper protector, air conditioning with air filter, AM/FM CD player (with MP3/WMA playback capability; 6-speakers, auxiliary audio jack; USB port with iPodÂ® connectivity; auto sound leveling; hands-free phone capability; phone book access & music streaming via BluetoothÂ® wireless technology), fabric-trimmed front seats (with seatback pockets; 6-way adjustable driver’s seat; & 4-way adjustable front passenger seat), fabric-trimmed 60/40 (split; sliding; reclining fold-flat second-row seat with adjustable headrests & center armrest), cruise control, tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, remote keyless entry system, cargo area second-row-seat one-touch fold-flat levers, Star Safety Systemâ„¢, and more.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Sport
Explore the 2012 Toyota RAV4 Sport highlight features from multi-reflector halogen headlamps with blackout sport trim & auto-off feature, integrated fog lamps, color-keyed overfenders, color-keyed outside door handles, 18-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, privacy glass (on rear side, quarter & rear-door windows), premium fabric-trimmed front seats (with seatback pockets; 6-way adjustable driverâ€™s seat; & 4-way adjustable front passenger seat), and premium fabric-trimmed 60/40 (split; sliding; reclining fold-flat second-row seat with adjustable headrests & center armrest).
2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited
Next, the highlight features of 2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited are multi-reflector halogen headlamps with auto on/off feature, Chrome-accented grille, color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn signal indicators & folding feature, 17-inch six-spoke alloy wheels, color-keyed full-size hard-shell exterior spare tire cover, roof rack, dual zone automatic climate control with air filter with micro-dust & pollen filter, leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio controls, leather-trimmed shift lever with metallic inlay, Smart Key System with Push Button Start & remote illuminated entry, and cargo area tonneau cover.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Options
Some of the options for 2012 Toyota RAV4 in highlight lists: 17-inch five-spoke styled steel wheels, 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup camera display, premium fabric-trimmed 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support & 120V AC power outlet, fabric-trimmed 50/50 Split & Stow 3rd Rowâ„¢ seat with fold-flat capability and adjustable headrests, power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade, and other.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Accessories
While several highlight accessories for 2012 Toyota RAV4, likes exhaust tip, mudguards, towing receiver hitch, trailer ball, all weather mat, cargo tray, emergency assistance kit, first aid kit, rear seat entertainment, remote engine starter, VIP RS3200 plus system, wireless headphones, and many more.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Appearance Package
You can upgrade your 2012 Toyota RAV4 with Appearance Package, specifications & features includes Unique rear door with chrome accents, run-flat tires, Unique RAV4 Sport badging, stainless steel exhaust tip, color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn-signal indicators & folding feature, Chrome-accented shift lever with leather inlay, Chrome interior door handles, Chrome parking brake tip & vent trim, and Unique doorsill covers.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Prices
Here comes the list:
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 base has the starting price at $22,650 MSRP
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 Sport has the starting price at $24,350 MSRP
- 2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited has the starting price at $25,330 MSRP
We just show the standard starting prices on every trim level. If you want browse more detail information, please visit your local dealer of Toyota Motor Sales, USA.
2012 Toyota RAV4 Competitors
The shoppers allow to compares Toyota RAV4 2012 with other rivals in its class, affordable compact SUV. There are Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, GMC Terrain, and still many other. Find the vehicles that suit with your needs or even your style.