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Selected Style 4-Door Manual (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 24 30 $17,641 $19,050
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $18,615 $20,100
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 27 $18,651 $20,450
4-Door Automatic 4WD 22 27 $19,608 $21,500
4-Door 4-Cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,641
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,050
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 104.7
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 41.3 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 46.5 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.7 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 98.0 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 6.9
Length, Overall (in) 166.6 184.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.2 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.3 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.7 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2897 3520
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.66 1.69
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 161 @ 5700 160 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.94
Clutch Size (in) 9.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Toyota RAV4 Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.78 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.90 0.91
 
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