Accessible RAV4: Toyota is preparing yet another crossover

Accessible RAV4: Toyota is preparing yet another crossover


In the Network posted photos of the camouflaged SUV. It is assumed that the lens landed a new Toyota SUV, sharing a platform with the latest Corolla.

Let the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 and caused the postponement of the market launch of new models many of avtoproizvoditelej, but this does not mean that work on these same innovations are not conducted. Another spy photos were taken in Thailand, they were published in a Facebook group Thai car inside. It is believed that the photographs depicted a future crossover Toyota, which will be cheaper than the RAV4.

Profile and stern camouflaged car like the current Rafiq, however, according to preliminary data, the new cross is a platform GA-C, developed as part of the architecture TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture), this “truck” based and Corolla, while the RAV4 is built on the platform GA-K.


By the way, it is possible that the upcoming SUV will be called Corolla Cross. Such a phrase the company registered a couple of years ago, then it was assumed that it would be used for cross version of the hatch or wagon. But for the sake of sales reports Toyota may assign this “name” and a completely new model, the evidence presented last week, the compact SUV Yaris Cross, which has the original body, being a relative of the Yaris hatch (both “piatigorski” built on the platform of GA-B).

The technique is likely to be the same as the Corolla. The range of the latter (depending on market) include petrol “turboservice” 1.2, “atmosferica” 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0, plus two hybrid – based on the 1.8 and 2.0. The new crossover will certainly get all-wheel drive.

The SUV will be a global, it is expected that it will be sold in Australia, South America and Asia. But Europe is open to question. The premiere of the crossover will probably be held late this – early next year.

Meanwhile it became known about another new affordable SUV of the Japanese brand: this model is designed primarily for India, and it is not developed from scratch under the Toyota brand there will be a turned compact cross Suzuki Vitara Brezza. For SUV Toyota may revive the name Urban Cruiser.

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