The 2014 Toyota RAV4 is a five passengers compact crossover offered in three main trim levels: LE, Axle and Limited. The 2014 Toyota RAV4 LE come with 17-inch steel wheels, automatic lights, power folding mirrors, rear privacy glass, key-less entry, full power accessories, air-conditioning, cruise control, a tilt-wheel and its telescoping, a 60/40% split and reclining second-row seat, camera rearview, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and a six-speaker system sounds a 6.1 inch touch-screen, CD player, an auxiliary audio jack and iPod / USB audio interface.
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 Axle adds 17-inch alloy wheels, fog-lights, heated side mirrors turned to the integrated signals, the roof of the Rails, a sunroof, sportier front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a cover and extend-able sun visors. Audio system upgrade on the Axle to include the HD radio, satellite radio, traffic and weather. The option package allows you to add a navigation system and Toyota Antun smartphone app integration to Axle.
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 Limited comes with all of the above plus 18-inch alloy wheels, height-adjustable power liftgate, the keyless entry and ignition, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a leather-wrapped wheel steering and shifter, an eight-way power-adjustable driver seat with memory settings, heated front seats and the premium synthetic leather upholstery. Options on the 2014 Toyota RAV4 Limited include a navigation system bundled with a 11-speaker premium JBL audio system. Technology package adds a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alerts, lane-warning system start and automatic high-beam control for lights.
2014 Toyota RAV4 Interior
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 features an interior design that shares motifs with the current Camry and Avalon. Angles and lines form a dash streamlined and modern look. However, the whole, design RAV and materials for the compact crossover class, and a few audio and climate controls feel slightly simple. The cupholder count is adequate in the 2014 Toyota RAV4, but it’s not as many useful storage slots as in the 2014 Toyota CR-V.
Although all the 2014 Toyota RAV4’s audio branding Antun Toyota this year, Axle and Limited models navigation system include Antun suite of services smartphone-connected, among the Bing search engine, Pandora streaming radio and traffic, sports and stock information. There is quite a bit of work here, but to start with Antun can be a problem: should install the app on your phone and register for an account, plus you always need active data connection to use its features. The interface screen has a straightforward menus, but sometimes unresponsive to touch the user. On the upside, all the normal controls in the 2014 Toyota RAV4 easy to use.
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 rear-passenger comfort are hampered slightly by a back seat mounted lower, but ample space yet long enough even for adults. We also like the way the seat sitting impressed. The 2014 Toyota RAV4cargo bay estimate of 38.4 cubic and opens favor and 73.3 cubes in the second row folded: one of the skills the size of the class. There is a payment for that seat mounted in the rear: a flat floor and low load-in height, both of which reduce the burden of loading large objects or even a couple of big dogs. The 2014 Toyota RAV4 Limited model is convenient especially, as its liftgate with power-operated and height-adjustable.
2014 Toyota RAV4 Engine
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-liter-cylinder engine that produces 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. A automatic transmission standard six-speed, and RAV4 available or front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. In the test, all-wheel-drive 2014 Toyota RAV4 needed 9.2 seconds to hit 60 mph, average time for a small crossover with base-cylinder engine. The 2014 Toyota RAV4 front-drive is EPA-rated at 26 mpg combined (24 mpg city / 31 mpg highway), which is good, but not class-leading numbers for a small crossover. The 2014 Toyota RAV4 model awd is rated at 25 combined (22 city / 29 highway).
2014 Toyota RAV4 Safety
The 2014 Toyota RAV4 standard safety equipment includes antilock disc brakes, camera rearview, stability control, fire control, Whiplash-reducing front head restraints, the front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbag. The driver knee airbag is also standard. A camera rearview standard across the board, and the optional Technology package on the Limited provides blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts and warnings lane walk. In brake testing, the 2014 Toyota RAV4 stopped from 60 mph in 128 feet, which is in need of.
In government crash testing, the 2014 Toyota RAV4 received four stars five for the general protection, and four stars awarded for frontal protection and five stars for side-impact protection. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests, the 2014 Toyota RAV4 received a top score of “Good” for its protection of those in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof inspections. The seat / head Its prevention was not doing Good for Whiplash protection in rear impacts. However, 2014 Toyota RAV4 found the Poor risk test the Institute of small-overlap frontal-offset.