RAV4 may be a compact SUV, but the interior is cleverly designed to create space so that on the inside, you'll find as much space as you might expect to find in a mid sized SUV. And with highly flexible seating configurations, it's easy to create more space when it's needed.
The interior styling is sophisticated and sporty but also very practical with an ergonomically designed, double wing shaped instrument panel, graduated amber dial illumination and dark silver metallic finish.
Sit inside RAV4 and you'll find a well laid out interior, modern ergonomically designed controls, comfortable adjustable seats and masses of space.
An elegant dark grey interior with upholstered seats is standard throughout the range while the high grade models both have leather accented interiors.
The seating configuration in RAV4 is incredibly flexible.RAV4's rear seating configuration can be re-arranged in several different ways to create more luggage space. The 60:40 split rear seats slide and recline for comfort and also fold completely flat to the deck via a one-touch lever located just inside the rear cargo area.
This feature creates masses of extra luggage space when it's needed. So whatever kind of trip you have in mind, RAV4 has so much space available, you can probably just chuck all your gear in the back, jump in and head off.
Cargo capacity is aided by smart storage ideas, like a remote release action, which folds the split rear seats flat. This leaves you with more cargo area for carrying bulky gear like surfboards, camping equipment and all the luggage you need.
To keep the interior tidy, there's an abundance of storage compartments. The glove box has been designed with a handy upper and lower glove box to store maps and other essentials. For quick access, the latch for both the upper and the lower glove box are positioned close to the driver's side. You can pop CDs or your sunnies in the two-shelf console box and there's room for your phone in the accessory holder.
In the rear, a storage box is concealed underneath the rear deck that's easily accessed via a bi-fold deck board. You can tuck smaller items into the storage pocket attached to the rear door. There are even luggage hooks, which can be used to help stop bulky gear from bouncing around on bumpy roads.
There are two cupholders in the front, two in the back, plus a bottle holder in each door. The two front cupholders are illuminated, to help you find your drink on dark nights.
The innovative interior layout of RAV4 creates a lot of space so that while the vehicle may be compact on the outside, on the inside there's as much room as you might expect to find in a medium sized SUV.
The rear 60:40 split fold seats can be folded totally flat, easily with a one touch remote lever found just inside the cargo area, and arranged in various different configurations.
There's a multi-purpose net to hold gear like sporting equipment or shopping bags. This multi-purpose net and the tonneau cover can be stowed neatly away after use.
The extra wide luggage space at the back can fit plenty of gear. To keep possessions safely out of the way of prying eyes, there's a retractable tonneau cover, which can be used to conceal it all. When not in use, the tonneau cover can be stowed in the concealed storage space below the rear deck.
All models of RAV4 are fitted with a sophisticated air conditioning system that not only cools efficiently and quietly, it also filters dust and pollen. A Dual Zone Climate Control system in the front is standard in the high grades.
Dual Zone Climate Control enables driver and front passenger to adjust temperature independently via a digital push-button control panel that features an easy to read amber Liquid Crystal Display.
There are also rear seat heater ducts (located beneath the front seats) standard on all grades to improve rear passenger comfort.
RAV4 incorporates speed sensitive Electric Power Steering (EPS). EPS enables the driver to turn the wheel with ease even at slow speeds, over rough ground or on steep sideways inclines. This helps to ensure that they have full control of the vehicle even in awkward situations. Meanwhile at higher speed on the highway for instance, the system provides excellent steering feel and positive handling.
As well as giving RAV4 a real 'driver's car' feel, making the vehicle a pleasure to handle in all road conditions and on all surfaces, the Electronic Power Steering system also helps with ongoing maintenance because there are no pumps, hoses or fluids.
In the dark, the mirror reacts when a sensor detects the strength of light coming from headlights behind RAV4. It then automatically adjusts the degree of reflection so the driver can see clearly what's behind without being blinded by the glare. There's an Auto button to switch this function on and off should the driver consider it necessary.
By reducing glare, the electro-chromatic rear view mirror takes some of the stress out of night driving, removing one unnecessary distraction, not just making the drive more comfortable and less tiring, but safer too.
All RAV4 models come with in-car Bluetooth™ connectivity integrated into the audio system, to enable hands-free mobile calls on the move.
So in the RAV4 you never need to be out of contact. As long as there's a signal, it doesn't matter where you are, you can stay in touch with the rest of the world via your mobile phone
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