Toyota RAV4

18 reasons to admire Canadian auto production

Taking stock of Canada’s auto plants in the face of looming auto tariffs

Where your car is made can engender national pride – and some anxiety, thanks to the growing drumbeat of tariff threats coming from south of the border. Read More

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UK study finds hybrids fall way short of economy ratings

Some plug-in hybrids missed their advertised ratings by almost 6 L/100 km Read More

Fuel Economy Green Cars Jun 6, 2018, 2:30 AM

Toyota mounts 3-faceted attack with RAV4

Toyota rolled out 3 distinct versions of all-new compact ute in New York Read More

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Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes Read More

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Toyota sweeps 2017 AJAC Canadian Green Car awards

Prius and RAV4 Hybrid take AJAC’s top awards for environmentally friendly vehicles Read More

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Toyota recalls Toyota and Lexus models

One recall addresses issue with braking; another with seatbelt mounts

2016 Lexus ES 350 and RX 350, and Toyota RAV4 may have faulty Brake Actuators; 2016 Toyota Sienna may have incorrect front seatbelt height adjusters. Read More

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16 things you should know about the 2016 Toyota RAV4

Toyota has given the made-in-Canada RAV4 a mid-cycle refresh for 2016

The refreshed Toyota RAV4 CUV gets a mild styling makeover front and rear plus the addition of new Hybrid and Sport versions. Read More

New Cars Automotive Reviews Dec 2, 2015, 4:05 AM

Canadian-made Toyota RAV4 gets a refresh for 2016

For the first time, a hybrid model will be offered in the RAV4 CUV lineup

The Canadian-built 2016 RAV4 will become the seventh model with a hybrid powertrain to be available in your local Toyota store. Read More

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Toyota refreshes RAV4, adds Hybrid model

Electric all-wheel drive adds torque on demand, reduces weight and complexity

The RAV4 Hybrid is the eighth hybrid in Toyota’s stable as it strives to attain its goal of having a hybrid model of every volume seller in its line-up by 2020. Read More

Toyota brings advanced safety tech to low-priced models

New safety package will be offered first in Toyota RAV4 hybrid and Lexus RX models

The move is a major step towards making automated driver assist technologies available to mainstream vehicle drivers, the company says. Read More

Car Safety Auto Technology Auto Industry Mar 31, 2015, 12:10 PM

Toyota RAV4 joins the hybrid ranks

RAV4 Hybrid will make its global at the 2015 New York International Auto Show

In addition to a hybrid powertrain, the RAV4 Hybrid will introduce styling updates that will be adopted also by the non-hybrid 2016 models. Read More

Green Cars Auto Shows New Cars Mar 27, 2015, 1:30 AM

Toyota offers Canadian-exclusive 50th Anniversary RAV4

Canadian-built Special Edition RAV4 celebrates 50 Years for Toyota in Canada

A similar 50th Anniversary Special Edition model is also offered on the 2015 Toyota Corolla, which like the RAV4 is built in Canada. Read More

New Cars Auto Industry Dec 15, 2014, 9:30 PM


FIRST DRIVE: 2013 Toyota RAV4

A significant upgrade in looks, performance and efficiency, all with a lower price

As mid-cycle makeovers go this one is major, with almost everything you see and can touch in the new RAV4 changed except for the four-cylinder engine. Read More

New Cars Mar 20, 2013, 11:00 PM

Toyota RAV4 all-new for 2013

Fourth-generation RAV4 makes world debut at Los Angeles auto show

Canadian-built 2013 RAV4 features a new body design and structure, six-speed automatic transmission and AWD system and an array of standard features. Read More

New Cars Nov 28, 2012, 8:00 PM

Toyota to reveal all-new RAV4 in Los Angeles

Toyota's RAV4 compact crossover utility vehicle is currently built in Canada

RAV4s have been built exclusively within North America by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), in Woodstock, Ontario, since 2009. Read More

New Cars Nov 15, 2012, 8:15 PM

Toyota unveils Canadian-built RAV4 EV

New electric vehicle will be built in Woodstock, ON, but it won't be sold in Canada

The RAV4 EV employs a Tesla designed and produced battery and electric powertrain and can accelerate from 0-to-100 km/h in about seven seconds. Read More

Green Cars New Cars May 8, 2012, 2:00 PM