Toyota Harrier will be replaced by “truck”, the name and revive Venza

Toyota Harrier will be replaced by “truck”, the name and revive Venza


At home marks the premiere of a new SUV generation will be held this year. According to unofficial sources, later SUV will master the new markets, which it renamed.

Once Toyota Harrier was the Lexus RX clone, but in the third generation, he moved to the platform of the RAV4: a big cross stood on the conveyor in 2013, the last time it was updated in 2017. And this summer will introduce a “fourth” Harrier, his photo was shared with Japanese publication Mag-X. Rather, the fragment, which is visible to the front of the next SUV: according to him, the model will get a spotlight in the actual style of the brand.

According to preliminary data, the Harrier will continue to be the closest relative of the RAV4, but the last generation. That is the basis of the cross is the platform TNGA-K. thus, according to another Japanese site, BestCarWeb, Toyota will try to breed your SUV.

In particular, the Harrier will lengthen to grow and wheelbase. In addition, he may get seven-seat version, while the RAV4 is only five. The current “Ferret” and so long “Rafiq” (4725 mm vs mm 4600/4610 the RAV4 in the Japanese specification), but the distance between the axes had less – 2660 mm 2690 mm. And the promotion of the new Harrier bet allegedly going to make for comfort and prestige, while the RAV4 the company is positioning as a more “off road” model.

Appliances will go with Junior SUV: “aspirated” M20A-FKS 2.0 and a hybrid setup based on the motor A25A-FXS 2.5. In addition, as the current Harrier, cross the new generation will be offered even with a turbocharged engine 2.0, which is not based on the RAV4.

The main market for the current Harrier is Japan, however, according to Mag-X, in 2021-m SUV the fourth generation will make it to North America, where he can revive the name Venza. Also, the cross may appear in China.


On the return of the range Toyota model called the Venza last fall announced the canadian edition of RPM with reference to own sources. So the journalists didn’t know what kind of car is hiding under this name. Recall, Toyota Venza was released in 2008-2015

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