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Selected Style 4-Door Base 4-cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-cyl Base 24 30 $18,778 $20,300
4-Door V6 Base 22 29 $20,658 $22,335
4-Door 4-cyl Sport 24 30 $20,232 $21,875
4-Door V6 Sport 22 29 $22,003 $23,790
4-Door 4-cyl Limited 24 30 $20,862 $22,555
4-Door V6 Limited 22 29 $22,633 $24,470
4-Door 4-cyl 4WD Base 23 28 $19,747 $21,700
4-Door V6 4WD Base 21 28 $21,597 $23,735
4-Door 4-cyl 4WD Sport 23 28 $21,178 $23,275
4-Door V6 4WD Sport 21 28 $22,920 $25,190
4-Door 4-cyl 4WD Limited 23 28 $21,798 $23,955
4-Door V6 4WD Limited 21 28 $23,540 $25,870
4-Door 4-Cyl (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,831 $24,530
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,586 $25,380
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,773 $25,590
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,530 $26,440
4-Door V6 Limited w/3rd Row 19 25 $27,108 $30,460
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $23,077 $25,930
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,776 $27,840
4-Door V6 4WD Limited w/3rd Row 18 24 $28,354 $31,860
4-Door V6 Sport 19 25 $24,710 $27,765
4-Door V6 Sport w/3rd Row 19 25 $25,467 $28,615
4-Door V6 4WD 18 24 $24,019 $26,990
4-Door V6 4WD Sport 18 24 $26,018 $29,235
4-Door V6 4WD Sport w/3rd Row 18 24 $26,773 $30,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,778
$21,831
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,300
$24,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$409 / 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
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 55.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 108.2 104.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.3 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.4 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.7 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 181.1 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.7 67.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.7 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 71.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 6.9
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) 37.2 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) 73.0 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
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 - 11.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 19.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.4 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size P215/70R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3300 3516
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.2 1.69
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 166 @ 6000 155 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 (Est) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 (Est) 27
Transmission
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota RAV4 Toyota Highlander
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.00 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar MacPherson
 
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