Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 News in Malaysia

  • GR Sport portfolio about to grow in Indonesia as the 2023 Toyota RAV4 GR Sport PHEV spotted on their roads

    Earlier in the year at the Gaikindo Jakarta Auto Week 2023, Toyota Indonesia previewed the 2023 Toyota RAV4 GR Sport PHEV that left suburban dads and soccer mums salivating. Now, it appears that Toyota Indonesia are making good on their tease by bringing the RAV4 GR Sport PHEV to our neighbours across the Straits of Malacca. The proof is in the pudding as the electrified SUV was spotted running around Bandung, West Java, on photos to the Instagram account of a user going by the handle of @malvin


    Jun 21, 2023

  • It's hammer time for the new 2024 Toyota RAV4 as it adopts hammerhead lights and improved electrification

    Its appearance in Malaysia may have been brief but the Toyota RAV4’s popularity globally has made it one of the default examples of an SUV and now, renders have surfaced online of what the new model could appear like. While it remains unclear if the renders foreshadow an update to the current RAV4 or an all-new model, one thing is for certain, it’ll adopt Toyota’s latest hammerhead front façade that’s been appearing on a number of its latest cars. Japanese auto news site Response published the r


    Jun 20, 2023

  • From new to used cars, these 9 cars were discontinued in Malaysia in 2022

    In what seems like a blink of an eye, another year has passed and 2022 is now behind us. While we took a look at what SUVs and MPVs that will be coming soon (sedan to follow next), let’s take a look and see which cars were axed last year. Compared to 2021, last year witnessed fewer cars that were discontinued. Regardless, the departure of some of these models leave a void that may or may not be filled in the near future. BMW X2 The F39 BMW X2 was launched in Malaysia back in 2018 as an imported


    Jan 9, 2023

  • 2021 Toyota RAV4 removed from Toyota Malaysia’s site, facelift coming soon?

    The Toyota RAV4 has been removed from Toyota Malaysia's site Entry 2.0-litre variant was discontinued in 2020 Is the facelift model coming? Slightly less than 2 years after making its debut in Malaysia, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 has been quietly removed from Toyota Malaysia’s official site. Seeing that the Toyota RAV4 is imported (CBU) from Japan, we reckon that this is merely a temporary move before facelift model arrives. Also Read: 2020 Toyota RAV4 launched in Malaysia, 2.0 and 2.5 Dynamic Force e


    Mar 16, 2022

  • Toyota RAV4 to get tech update for Japan in Oct 2022: expect bigger screens, better infotainment

    The Japanese-market Toyota RAV4 will be receiving another round of updates come October 2022, introducing a slew of technological upgrades, reports Creative Trend. Whereas the December 2021 update focused on minor exterior nip-and-tuck (new headlights and wheels), the upcoming refresh gives a deeper focus to features in its interior, chiefly through the introduction of new digital instrument clusters for all Japanese variants. The top three variants will get a 12.3-inch fully-digital unit, repla


    Mar 11, 2022

  • Toyota might be No.1 but Honda has 4 models in top 10 world’s best-selling cars of 2020

    Globally, 56 million vehicles were sold in 2020 and while each country has its own best-selling car, there can only be one winner in terms of worldwide sales. Unsurprisingly, it’s the Toyota Corolla which sold 1.15 million units last year. This is according to data provided by Felipe Munoz, a global automotive analyst at JATO Dynamics who also runs @carindustryanalysis on social media. Toyota has 3 of its models in the top 5. In addition to the Corolla, the RAV4 and Camry were placed 2nd and 5th

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    Sep 30, 2021

  • 2022 Toyota RAV4 facelift unveiled – Angry-looking Adventure trim arrives in Europe

    The 2022 Toyota RAV4 facelift has just been revealed for the European market. The Adventure variant, which has been available in other markets such as the US and Japan, is now available in Europe. The Adventure trim gives a more rugged styling with the black grille, black surrounds on the front fog lights, silver skid plate, wider wheel arches, and new 19-inch wheels finished in matte grey. Inside, there’s a dedicated upholstery design for the seats, combining black synthetic leather with quilte


    Sep 16, 2021

  • Honda CR-V is the world's best-selling SUV, right? Toyota RAV4: Nope

    You'd be forgiven to think that the ever-popular Honda CR-V is the world's best-selling C-segment SUV in 2020, and you'd be wrong. That accolade belongs to the Toyota RAV4 and Wildlander (RAV4's Chinese twin), with 1.07 million units sold globally in 2020, while the Honda CR-V and Breeze (CR-V's Chinese equivalent) sits in second position. In fact, according to this ranking by carindustryanalysis, Japanese SUVs make up four of the top five global C-SUV sales positions, which consists of: 1st - T


    Aug 4, 2021

  • Ratings: Toyota RAV4 2.5 in Malaysia - Class-leading features come at a cost

    Following our earlier review of the Toyota RAV4 2.5, it's now time to put it through the scrutiny of WapCar's Ratings. Let's take a look at how the Mazda CX-5 and Honda CR-V competitor fares in these instrumented tests. Please note that all photos, tests, and measurements were taken before MCO. Toyota RAV4 2.5: Driving Performance - 36/50, Relaxed and gentle 2020 Toyota RAV4 2.5 - Facts and Figures Engine 2.5-litre, NA four-cylinder Transmission 8-speed automatic Power 207 PS @ 6,600 rpm Torque


    Jul 3, 2021

  • After SST exemption ends, how much will prices of Toyota cars increase in Malaysia?

    Last year in June, the government announced a decision to place sales tax (SST) exemption for cars – cut sales tax on CKD cars, while offering 50% sales tax discount for CBU models as part of the Penjana stimulus package. It was supposed to last until 31-December 2020 but in a twist that brought mixed reactions in the local automotive industry, the Ministry of Finance extended the exemption to 30-June 2021. So, if you’re interested to buy a new car, now might be the right time to take advantage

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    Apr 27, 2021

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