MONTREAL, QUEBEC – The world of electrification was revealed at the Toyota exhibit at the 2020 Montréal International Auto Show recently. Canadians received their first look – up close and personal – at the quickest, most powerful and electrified RAV4 and a mid-size SUV that is fuel-efficient without compromising on performance – plus a full range of fun to drive, stylish and safe Toyota coupes, sedans, hatchbacks, crossovers, SUVs, minivan and pick-up trucks.
“Consumers have never been more ready to embrace the design, performance and fuel-efficiency of our electrified line-up,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice-President, Toyota Canada Inc.
This new RAV4 Prime is the most fun-to-drive yet and is built on the same Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform as the current-generation RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid. With an estimated 302 horsepower at the driver’s command, the RAV4 Prime will be the most powerful in the compact SUV segment. An acceleration time from 0-96 km/h in just 5.8 seconds the RAV4 Prime will be the most powerful in the compact SUV segment, the second-quickest vehicle in the Toyota line-up, after the GR It’s also Toyota’s first North American plug-in-hybrid RAV4, which means it will deliver incredible fuel efficiency, estimated at just 2.6Le per 100 kilometers. With a battery-only range of 60 kilometers, drivers will be able to make most daily trips without using a drop of gasoline this new RAV4 Prime is the most fun-to-drive yet and is built on the same Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform as the current-generation RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid.
RAV4 Prime also delivers the all-weather confidence of advanced, electronic on-demand all-wheel-drive, plus the responsive handling of a sport-tuned suspension… When the longer road trip beckons, RAV4 Prime seamlessly transforms into a full gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle – so there’s never any worry about finding a charging station.
From acceleration to efficiency, RAV4 Prime redefines what an SUV can be – even as it provides the comfort, versatility and space that has made RAV4 Toyota’s most popular model in Canada. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime goes on sale later this year.
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is the first Highlander Hybrid to be built using the TNGA Platform delivering impressive performance plus incredible efficiency. Its all-new hybrid system boasts a 19 per cent improvement in fuel efficiency over the model it. The new Highlander Hybrid is not only the most efficient Highlander to date – it’s also now more efficient than many gas-powered compact sedans and is expected to top its segment in fuel efficiency.