Why the Toyota Rav4 | Sunshine Toyota on the Sunshine Coast

Why the Toyota Rav4

Posted: 25/06/2020
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The Toyota Rav4

The Rav4 is the winner of eight awards including Drive 2020 car of the year and Australia’s Best AWD SUV under $55k! The adventurous design and spacious interior has been recreated to present a confident and refined presence on the road. Sounds impressive right?

How Does the Rav4 Perform?

RAV4 is available in Petrol and Hybrid. The 2.0L 2WD petrol engine is available on GX, GXL and Cruiser models, which offers highly responsive performance, enhanced fuel efficiency. The 2.5L Hybrid engine comes in 2WD and electric AWD options and is available on GX, GXL and Cruiser models. It offers the best of both petrol and Hybrid-electric power, delivering an impressive 163kW of combined power on Hybrid electric AWD models and fuel consumption as low as 4.7L/100km on Hybrid 2WD models. The 2.5L AWD petrol available in the RAV4 Edge model, combines genuine strength and fuel efficiency for an enhanced driving experience.

Toyota Rav4 Manufactures Warranty

Every new Toyota is built to exceptional standards, and from 1 January 2019, Toyota vehicles are backed by a five year/unlimited kilometre warranty. If your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained per its Warranty and Service Book, we’ll extend your engine and driveline warranty for an additional 2 years, giving you peace of mind for years to come.

Toyota Safety Sense

All Rav4 models come with Safety Sense. Toyota Safety Sense is driver assistance technology which aims to recognise and help you avoid certain hazards and collisions, giving you and your passengers’ greater peace of mind. Toyota Safety Sense Includes:

Lane Trace Assist
Pre-Collision Safety (PCS) system with pedestrian and daylight cyclist detection
Road Sign Assist
Active Cruise Control
Lane Departure Alert
Automatic High Beam

The 2020 Rav4 Range Features


Auto CVT or 6-speed intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT)
Parabolic LED headlamps with auto levelling – petrol only
LED daytime running lamps
LED rear combination lamps
Front halogen fog lamps
Power adjustable side mirrors with heaters
Electronic park brake with brake hold
Electrically retractable side mirrors
8" colour touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay® and USB input
Satellite navigation with SUNA™
Blind Spot Monitor
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
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Automatic headlamps – light sensitive
Rain sensing wipers

Exclusive to Hybrid
Automatic dual-zone climate control
Smart start system
Projector LED headlamps


In addition to, or in replacement of, GX features:

Auto CVT only
Privacy glass – rear and rear side
Roof rails
Premium steering wheel and gear lever
Smart entry and start system
4 additional USB ports – x 3 front, x 2 rear in total
Reversing camera with Back Guide Monitor
Electro-chromatic rear-view mirror
Premium bumper and grille


In addition to, or in replacement of, GXL features:

Tilt and slide moonroof
Power back door
Leather accented interior
10-way power adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support adjustment
Driver and front passenger heated seats
Driver’s seat memory – 2 positions
9 speaker JBL® premium audio
Panoramic view monitor
Ambient interior cabin lighting


In addition to, or in replacement of, GXL features:

Hard wearing SofTex® seats
Unique Edge design bumper, wheel arch moulding, grille and fog lamp surrounds
Panoramic view monitor
Torque Vectoring Differential – rear
Off-road Mode Select dial with Drive Mode Select
Downhill Assist Control

Tilt and slide panoramic moonroof

Why buy from Sunshine Toyota?

Our motto at Sunshine Toyota is “I’m Feeling’ Good Now” and that is a reflection of how we like to do business and how we like you to feel when doing business with us. We aim to be the dealer and employer of choice on the Sunshine Coast. When you look around our busy Sunshine Coast Toyota Dealership you will find a professional and friendly team always looking to go the extra mile for you, our guests.

Just some of Sunshine Toyota on the Sunshine Coast's advantages:

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  • Toyota Certified Advantage
  • Toyota Insurance Advantage
  • Toyota Fleet Specialist