For the year 2004 Toyota RAV4 is a more reliable engine, exterior and Interior updates, and more standard equipment. The previous 148-hp, 2.0 liter four cylinder 2.4 liter were supplanted with, making 161 HP. suspension and steering components were gold-domed respectively. Front and rear ends have a new look, and inside, cosmetic changes include a redesigned steering wheel, dashboard and Center dash. Antilock brakes with brake orders now are standard, air conditioning, cruise control, steering wheel audio control and power Windows, door locks and mirrors. Interior of the RAV4 has more features than most medium-sized station wagons: 68.3 cubic feet in the rear. Original cute ute is available with front-wheel drive or system permanent four-wheel drive that works transparently. RAV4 is a flexible, practical, stylish and well made.
Avalon, early introduced to ' 06, is larger, stronger and better-looking version that fairly anonymous sedan despite its position at the top of the line of Toyota. Hybrid Prius gets redesigned front and rear lights, new colors and more luxury options such as leather interior and rear view camera. Otherwise, Toyota has focused on solidifying its leadership in mixed-race, he plans to double world production of these vehicles up to 500000 next year.
Unchanged: Camry, Camry Solara models, Corolla, Corolla matrix, ECHO.
Dead: MR2, Celica.
The future: More hybrids, including built in North America a Prius and Camry and replace echo. Toyota truck line adds hybrid Highlander, 208 hp 6-cylinder engine and electric motor. 4Runner gets soft, new colors and multiple updates finishing and equipment, as well as Siena. 4.7 liter V-8 Land Cruiser is updated with variable valve timing, upping the capacity up to 275 HP, 40 more than previously, and the big truck Gets a new grille, headlamps and taillamps. RAV4 is scheduled for a major redesign later this year. Unchanged: Highlander, Sequoia, Tacoma, tundra.
Future: FJ Cruiser, boxy two door SUV with military overtones. Pickup "heavy" to compete with the likes of Ford's Super duty. Tundra and more that will be built in San Antonio in late 2006.