Toyota RAV4 Drivers Get More Adventurous Thanks to New TRD Off-Road Treatment

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 by in Toyota Canada

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  • 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road Suspension Inspired by Rally RAV4 Race Team
     
  • Standard Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive
     
  • Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail All-Terrain Tires
     
  • TRD 18-inch Flow-Formed Matte Black Aluminum Wheels
     
  • Exclusive TRD Exterior and Interior Features
     
  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense (TSS 2.0)
     

TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 7, 2019 – The all-new, fifth-generation Toyota RAV4, that launched only dual months ago, is already looking forward with a phenomenon of a 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road indication during a Chicago Auto Show. Arriving in a fall, a newest further to a RAV4 family will be given with a full array of special Toyota Racing Development engineering and settlement comforts for larger trail-driving capability and standout style.

The car that started a shred 22 years ago is now a best-selling non-pickup lorry in North America. With a latest generation, it is bringing even some-more competition and some-more utility. For 2020, a new TRD Off-Road is designed for business who make a good outdoor a second home.

For a initial time, a RAV4 will join a challenging group of Toyota TRD Off-Road SUVs and pickups desirous by a brand’s mythological off-road and dried racers. Beneath a new-generation RAV4’s bolder design, a Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA-K) height provides an ideal bottom for TRD’s eminent go-anywhere capability and style. Building on a 8.6-inch belligerent clearway and settlement comforts of a RAV4 Trail grade, a 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road goes above and over with suspension, wheels and tires engineered privately for route driving.

The Dynamic Force 2.5-litre, 203-horsepower four-cylinder engine, interconnected with an 8-speed Direct-Shift Automatic Transmission, provides get-up-and-go-anywhere opening and model fuel efficiency. The motorist can select from Sport, Normal and Eco modes. To take some-more apparatus along, such as personal watercraft, silt bikes or a tiny enclosed trailer, a RAV4 TRD Off-Road is rated to draw adult to 3,500 pounds.

Standard Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive can approach adult to 50 percent of engine torque to a back wheels, as good as discharge torque to a left or right back circle to raise doing on or off pavement. When AWD isn’t needed, such as on prolonged highway stretches, Rear Driveline Disconnect optimizes fuel economy.

Using customary Multi-Terrain Select, a motorist can maximize traction by relating a expostulate mode to a conditions — Mud Sand mode for beach driving, or Rock Dirt mode for trails, and Snow for wintery conditions, for example. The Multi-Information Display (MID) shows torque allocation and trip control data. The new-generation RAV4’s brief front and back overhangs raise trail-driving capability. In addition, a RAV4 TRD Off-Road will embody Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), Trailer Sway Control (TSC), and Downhill Assist Control (DAC) for optimal on-road and off-road opening and safety.

Thoroughly TRD

The 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road takes cues from Toyota’s abounding off-road racing history. It shares high-rise roof rails, vast over-fenders, and assertive bumper, grille designs and haze light surrounds with a RAV4 Trail grade, though with a singly TRD personality.

Inspired by TRD’s successful learnings with Ryan Millen’s Rally RAV4, TRD Off-Road cessation is engineered to raise physique control and small-bump siege to assistance well-spoken out trails and severe city streets. Unique red curl springs are tuned for an off-road focus. The twin-tube shocks are re-valved and underline new inner miscarry springs to urge miscarry control. New strike stops maximize application instruction circle transport and assistance urge physique control over vast bumps and dips.

The 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road exclusively rolls on lighter and some-more firm flow-formed 18×7-inch matte black TRD amalgamate wheels with Falken Wildpeak A/T Trail all-terrain tires. These all-terrain tires meant business, with a singular step settlement and devalue grown to TRD technical requirements. A imperishable block shoulder settlement helps strengthen opposite punctures, on or off road, and a tires are Severe Snow Rated with open shoulder grooving to strew debris, silt and snow.

Inside, distinguished red stitching and red trim accent a cabin. Seat surfaces are lonesome in gentle SofTex, that is lighter than leather nonetheless rarely durable, and a front seats have “TRD” stitched into a headrests. Exclusive TRD all-weather building mats and back load pad constraint a mud, silt and H2O dragged in from a outward and simply shake out for cleanup.

Next-Generation Toyota Safety Sense (TSS 2.0)

Toyota Safety Sense (TSS 2.0), that is already customary on all 2019 RAV4 models, includes a prolonged register of active-safety technologies and capabilities:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD)
     
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)
     
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA)
     
  • Automatic High Beam (AHB)
     
  • Lane Tracing Assist (LTA)
     

Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) will also be customary on a 2020 RAV4 TRD Off-Road.

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is a disdainful Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sole over 8 million vehicles in Canada by a inhabitant network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and trustworthiness in a vehicles Canadians expostulate and a use they receive. TCI’s conduct bureau is located in Toronto, with informal offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and tools placement centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates dual prolongation comforts in Canada. Having constructed some-more than 8 million vehicles, renouned Canadian models built during these comforts embody Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Recent investments during a comforts in Ontario will concede for increasing prolongation of a top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models.

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