2012 Toyota RAV4 Product Information







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: November 16, 2011
Categories: Toyota, Toyota RAV4

Here are the Product Description and Information for the Toyota 2012 RAV4

Note: All specs are for both two-wheel drive (2WD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) unless otherwise noted.

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This is the Spesifications for the new Toyota 2012 RAV4

ENGINE FOUR-CYLINDER V6
Type, Materials 2.5-liter, four-cylinder, doubleoverheadcam, 16-valve withdual VVT- 3.5-liter, six-cylinder, doubleoverheadcam, 24-valve withdual VVT-i
Valvetrain DOHC, four -valve/cylinder DOHC, four -valve/cylinder
Displacement 2,494 cc 3,456 cc
Bore x Stroke 3.54 x 3.86 in. 3.70 x 3.27 in.
Compression Ratio 10.4:1 10.8:1
Horsepower (SAE Net) 179 hp @ 6,000 rpm 269 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 172 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm 246 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm
Ignition System Electronic, Toyota DirectIgnition (TDI) Electronic, Toyota DirectIgnition (TDI)
Fuel System SFI SFI
Recommended Fuel 87-octane unleaded or higher 87-octane unleaded or higher
Emission Certification ULEV II ULEV II
EPA Estimated Fuel Economy*(city/highway MPG) 22/28 (2WD)21/27 (4WD) 19/27 (2WD)19/26 (4WD)

*2011 EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary

DRIVETRAIN FOUR-CYLINDER V6
Layout 2WD/Electric On-Demand 4WD 2WD/Electric On-Demand4WD
Transmission Type 4-speed ECT-i automatic(2WD/4WD) 5-speed ECT-i automatic(2WD/4WD)
Gear Ratios 1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Reverse
3.943/3.938
2.197/2.194
1.413/1.411
1.020/1.019
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3.145/3.141
4.235/4.235
2.360/2.360
1.517/1.517
1.047/1.047
0.756/0.756
3.378/3.378
Differential Ratio 2.923/3.080 3.080/3.080
CHASSIS AND BODY FOUR-CYLINDER V6
Suspension - Front- Rear- Stabilizer Bar Diameter(front/rear) Independent MacPherson strutwith stabilizer barDouble wishbone coil springwith stabilizer bar1.0/0.87 in. Independent MacPherson strutwith stabilizer barDouble wishbone coil springwith stabilizer bar1.0/0.87 in.
Steering - Type- Overall Ratio- Turns (lock to lock)- Turning Circle(curb to curb) Power assisted rack and pinion14.6:12.7 turns34.8 Ft. (16- and 17-inch tires)36.8 Ft. (18-inch tires) Power assisted rack and pinion14.6:12.7 turns34.8 Ft. (17-inch tires)36.8 Ft. (18-inch tires)
Brakes - Front Type- Front Diameter- Front Swept Area- Rear Type- Rear Diameter- Rear Swept Area- Total Swept Area- Parking Ventilated disc11.8/10.8 in.(w/ and w/o third seat)237.5/206.8 sq. in.(w/ and w/o third seat)Solid disc11.2 in.191.9 sq. in.429.4/398.7 sq. in.(w/ and w/o third seat)Hand operated Ventilated disc11.8 in.237.5 sq. in.Solid disc11.2 in.191.9 sq. in.429.4 sq. in.Hand operated
Anti-lock Braking System Standard Standard
Wheel Size 6.5 x 16 in. (standard on Base)7.0 x 17 in. (available on Base,standard on Limited)7.5 x 18 in. (standard on Sport) 7.0 x 17 in. (standard on Base,Limited)7.5 x 18 in. (standard on Sport)
Wheel Type and Material Standard steel w/wheel cap(Base)Standard aluminum alloy(Limited/Sport)Optional aluminum alloy (Base) Standard styled steel (Base)Standard aluminum alloy(Limited/Sport)Optional aluminum alloy (Base)
Tire Size P215/70R16 (Base)P225/65R17 (available onBase, standard on Limited)P235/55R18 (Sport) P225/65R17 (available onBase, standard on Limited)6.5 x 17 in. (standard on Base,available on Base four-cylinder)P235/55R18 (Sport)
Tire Type All-season steel-belted radialblackwalls All-season steel-belted radialblackwalls
Spare Tire/Wheel Full-size Full-size
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Wheelbase 104.7 in.
Overall Length 181.9 in. (with spare tire cover)178.7 (Sport Appearance Package)
Overall Width 71.5/73.0 in. (w/o and w/ overfender)
Overall Height 66.3/68.7 in. (w/o and w/ roof rails- two-row)66.5/69.1 in. (w/o and w/ roof rails-three-row)
Tread Width (front/rear) 61.4/61.461.8/61.8 (V6 Sport)
Ground Clearance 7.5 in.
Approach/Departure Angle 29/25
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Seating Capacity 5
Headroom - First- Second- Third w/o moonroof40.8 in.39.7 in.37.2 in. with moonroof39.5 in.39.7 in.37.2 in.
Legroom - First- Second- Third 41.8 in.38.3 in.30.0 in.
Shoulder Room - First- Second- Third 57.1 in.55.3 in.52.6 in.
Hip Room - First- Second- Third 53.8 in.52.4 in.43.3 in.
EPA Cargo Volume- Behind front row w/ second and third row folded:- Behind second row w/ third row folded (three row
model):- Behind second-row in two-row model:- Behind third row (three row model):
73.0 cu. ft.37.2 cu. ft.36.4 cu. ft.12.3 cu. ft.
EPA Interior Volume Two-row model:Three-row model: 144.6 cu. ft.144.4 cu. ft.
Passenger Volume Two-row model (first/second):Three-row model (first/second/third): 57.4/ 50.8 cu. ft.57.4/ 49.8/32.0 cu. ft.
EPA Class Small SUV
WEIGHTS AND CAPACITIES FOUR-CYLINDER V6
Curb Weight (2WD/4WD) 3,360/3,494 lbs. (Base)3,439/3,576lbs. (Limited)3,435/3,569 lbs. (Sport) 3,529/3,670 lbs. (Base)3,560/3,699 lbs. (Limited)3,560/3,699 lbs. (Sport)
Payload
(two-row/three-row models)
2WD: 1,070/1,370 lbs. (Base)991/1,291 lbs. (Limited)955 lbs. (Sport) 1,071/1,366 lbs. (Base)1,040/1,335 lbs. (Limited)1,040 lbs. (Sport)
4WD: 1,041/1,371 lbs. (Base)959/1,289 lbs. (Limited)966 lbs. (Sport) 1,050/1,345 lbs. (Base)1,021/1,316 lbs. (Limited)1,021 lbs. (Sport)
GVWR (two-row/three-row models) 2WD: 4,430/4,730 lbs. 4,600/4,895 lbs.
4WD: 4,535/4,865 lbs. 4,720/5,015 lbs.
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs. 2,000 lbs. (standard towing)3,500 lbs. (w/ Tow Package)
Maximum Tongue Weight 150 lbs. 200/350 lbs. (w/ Tow Package)
Fuel Capacity 15.9 gal. 15.9 gal.
Engine Oil 4.2 qt. 6.0 qt.
Cooling System 1.8 gal. 2.4 gal.

STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES OF THE NEW RAV 4

Base

  • P215/70R16 tires with 16-inch steel wheels with wheel covers and full size spare tire
  • P225/65R17 tires with 17-inch five-spoke styled steel wheels with full size spare tire (V6 only)
  • Color keyed bumpers, rear door handle and rear spoiler
  • Color-keyed full-size combination hard/soft outside spare tire cover
  • Black door handles, grille, power outside mirrors with folding feature
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps with auto-off feature
  • Roof-mounted antenna
  • Black rear step bumper protector
  • LED taillamps and stop lamps

Sport (In addition to or in place of Base standard features)

  • P235/55R18 tires with alloy wheels with full size spare tire
  • Color-keyed door handles and overfenders
  • Integrated fog lights
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Unique larger rear spoiler

Limited

  • (In addition to or in place of Base standard features)
  • P225/65R17 tires with 17-inch six-spoke alloy wheels with full size steel-wheel spare
  • Color-keyed power heated outside mirrors with turn signal indicators with folding feature
  • Color-keyed bumpers, door handles and rear spoiler
  • Color-keyed overfenders
  • Color-keyed full-size hard shell outside spare tire cover
  • Chrome-accented grille
  • Integrated fog lights
  • Roof rack
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlamps with auto on/off feature

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STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES OF THE NEW 2012 TOYOTA RAV 4

Base

  • Air conditioning with air filter
  • Fabric-trimmed six-way adjustable driver and 4-way adjustable passenger seats / 60/40 split, sliding, reclining, fold-flat second-row seats with height-adjustable headrests and center armrest
  • Cargo area second-row seat one-touch fold-flat lever (not included with 50/50 split and stow third-row seats)
  • Cargo area under-floor storage compartment including water-repellant foldable deck board (not included with 50/50 split and stow third- row seats)
  • Power windows with driver auto up/down with jam protection
  • Power door locks
  • Optitron instrumentation
  • Cruise control
  • Tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio controls
  • Illuminated entry system (key illumination, interior light, and front personal light)
  • ual glove box
  • Multi-function center console box
  • Three 12V auxiliary power outlets
  • Outside temperature gauge
  • Auxiliary audio jack
  • Ten cup/bottle holders
  • Gated shifter
  • Washer-linked variable intermittent windshield wipers and intermittent rear window wiper
  • Rear window defogger with timer
  • Dual sun visors with vanity mirror, sliding extensions, and roof-mounted vanity lights
  • Digital clock

Sport (In addition to or in place of Base standard features)

  • Dark charcoal color fabric seats

Limited (In addition to or in place of Base standard features)

  • Automatic dual zone climate control with air filter, with micro dust and pollen filter and information display
  • Smart Key System with Push Button Start and remote illuminated entry
  • Tonneau cover (not available with third row option)
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio controls
  • Leather-trimmed shift knob
  • Interior footwell lighting

STANDARD AUDIO SYSTEM ON THE 2012 TOYOTA RAV4

AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod® connectivity, auto sound leveling, hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth® wireless technology.

STANDARD SAFETY AND SECURITY ON THE 2012 TOYOTA RAV4

  • Star Safety SystemTM -- includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) with Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology (SST)
  • Driver and front passenger advanced airbags, driver and front passenger seat-mounted side airbags, and front and second-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Three-point seatbelts for all seating positions; Emergency Locking Retractors (ELR) on driver's belt; Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractors (ALR/ELR) on all passenger seatbelts; three-point front seatbelts with adjustable shoulder anchors
  • Driver and front passenger seatbelt pretensioners with force limiters
  • Driver and front passenger active headrests
  • Side impact door beams
  • Front energy-absorbing crumple zone
  • Soft energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) includes lower anchors and tether anchors on outboard second-row seats
  • Child-protector rear door locks
  • Available Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Downhill Assist Control (DAC) and Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) (V6 and 3rd row models)
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Toyota Care – Complimentary maintenance plan with the purchase or lease of every new Toyota. For two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first, every new Toyota will be covered for all normal factory scheduled service, as well as 24/7 roadside assistance

STANDARD MECHANICAL FEATURES ON THE 2012 TOYOTA RAV4

  • Electronic On-Demand 4WD with 4WD with manual lock (4WD models)
  • Auto Limited Slip Differential (LSD) – (2WD models)
  • Sport-tuned suspension (Sport)

FACTORY OPTIONS ON THE 2012 TOYOTA RAV4

Base

  • 17-in. five-spoke aluminum alloy wheels with P225/65R17 tires and full-size spare tire on 17-in. steel wheel
  • 17-in. five-spoke styled steel wheels with P225/65R17 tires and full-size spare tire on 17-in. steel wheel (4-cylinder models)
  • Fabric-trimmed 50/50 Split & Stow 3rd Row™ seat with fold-flat-into-floor capability and heightadjustable headrests (Includes Downhill Assist Control and Hill-Start Assist Control on four-cylinder models)
  • Note: All specs are for both two-wheel drive (2WD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) unless otherwise noted.
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup camera monitor
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Roof rack
  • Tonneau cover (not available with third-row)
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Tow prep package includes larger radiator fan coupling, transmission cooler, and 150A alternator (V6 only)
  • Value Package (four-cylinder models only) -- includes 17-in. 5-spoke styled steel wheels with P225/65R17 tires and full-size spare tire on 17-in. steel wheel, roof rack, Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and privacy glass on rear side, quarter and rear door windows
  • Value Package (V6 models only) -- includes roof rack, Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and privacy glass on rear side, quarter and rear door windows
  • Upgrade Value Package --includes 17-in. 5-spoke alloy wheels with P225/65R17 tires and full-size spare tire on 17-in. steel wheel, power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade, roof rack, Daytime Running Lights (DRL), color-keyed door handles, privacy glass on rear side, quarter and rear door windows, rear cargo area tonneau cover and upgraded fabric interior

Sport

  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade
  • Tonneau cover
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup camera monitor
  • Roof rack
  • Dark charcoal leather
  • Auto on/off headlamps
  • Tow prep package includes larger radiator, fan coupling, transmission oil cooler, and 150A alternator (V6 only)
  • Premium Package -- includes leather-trimmed seating surfaces, eight-way power adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar support and seatback pocket, four-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket and seatback pocket, driver and front passenger heated seats
  • Appearance Package (V6 4WD and four-cylinder Sport models only) -- includes unique rear door with chrome accents, run-flat tires, unique RAV4 and Sport badging, stainless steel exhaust tip, colorkeyed power heated outside mirrors with turn-signal indicators and folding feature, clear rear step bumper protector, chrome interior door handles, parking brake tip and vent trim, and unique doorsill covers (Replaces four standard tires, spare tire, spare tire cover from rear of vehicle and black rear step bumper protector)
  • Enhancement Value Package -- includes power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade, roof rack and Daytime Running Lights (DRL),

Limited

  • Display Audio with Navigation and Entune TM - includes 6.1-in. touch-screen with integrated backup camera display, AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (includes 90-day trial subscription to XM Select Package), HD Radio TM with iTunes® Tagging, auxiliary audio jack, USB port with iPod ® connectivity and control, vehicle information with customizable settings, hands-free phone capability, phone book access, advanced voice recognition, text-to-speech with programmed and customizable text responses, and music streaming via Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with integrated backup camera monitor
  • Fabric-trimmed eight-way power adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar support, height adjustment and seatback pocket; four-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket (includes 120V AC power outlet)
  • Fabric-trimmed 50/50 Split & Stow 3rd Row™ seat with fold-flat-into-floor capability and heightadjustable headrests
  • Tow prep package includes larger radiator, fan coupling, transmission oil cooler, and 150A alternator (V6 only)
  • Premium Package -- includes leather-trimmed seating surfaces, eight-way power adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar support and seatback pocket, four-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket, driver and front passenger heated seats and 120V AC power outlet
  • Premium Plus Value Package -- includes power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade, Daytime Running Lights (DRL), and Premium Package -- includes leather-trimmed seating surfaces, eight-way power adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar support and seatback pocket; four-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket, driver and front passenger heated seats and 120V AC power outlet
  • Navigation Value Package - includes Display Audio with Navigation and EntuneTM, power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade, Daytime Running Lights (DRL), and Premium Package -- includes leathertrimmed seating surfaces, eight-way power adjustable driver's seat with power lumbar support and seatback pocket; four-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket, driver and front passenger heated seats and 120V AC power outlet

AVAILABLE EXTERIOR COLORS THE 2012 TOYOTA RAV4

  • Sandy Beach Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Pyrite Mica
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Black Forest Pearl
  • Super White

BASIC LIMITED WARRANTY COVERAGE THE 2012 TOYOTA RAV4

  • 3-year/36,000-mile Comprehensive
  • 5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain
  • 5-year/unlimited-mileage Corrosion Perforation