The facelifted 2010 RAV4 is now available in showrooms throughout the UK with prices that start at £22,410 OTR. Not only does the revised range have enhanced styling and added equipment, its engine options were also upgraded. The 2010 RAV4 features new headlights, front grille, a new hood and a new front bumper with integrated fog lights.
For its interior, expect to see new leather/Alcantara seat upholstery. Buyers may also opt for HDD navigation systems and DVD players. Two new extra exterior colors are also available: Deep Titanium metallic and White Pearl pearlescent.
At the base of the engine lineup is a 2.0-liter Valvematric petrol configuration that delivers 156hp at 6,200 rpm and 198 Nm of torque at 4,400 rpm.
When in 2WD mode and partnered with a six-speed manual gearbox, the engine enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds and hit a top speed of 185 km/h (115 mph). In 4WD configuration, the engine allows for a sprint to 100 km/h in 10.5 seconds and a top speed of 185 km/h (115 mph).
When equipped with a Multidrive S transmission, sprinting to this speed can be achieved in 11 seconds. Toyota also offers a 2.2-liter D-4D 150 diesel engine, which has an output of 150hp and 340 Nm of torque.
The engine, which leads to a top speed of 190 km/h, makes the car capable of a 0-100km/h acceleration time of 10.0 seconds with a 2WD, and 10.2 seconds acceleration time with a 4WD.
The same engine is also offered with a second configuration resulting to an output of 177hp, with a sprint time of 9.3 seconds when trying to get to 100km/h and a top speed of 200 km/h.