Toyota has not yet disclosed power or fuel economy metrics for the new M20A-FKS engine, but we expect to know more prior to the car's on-sale date.
Previous year the RAV4 overtook the Camry as Toyota's best-selling model in the US, as well as was the No.1-selling non-pickup in the light-truck segment. The RAV4 comes new sharper-looked with new LED headlamps and taillamps, with a roof-mounted spoiler, front and rear skid plates, and a dual exhaust system. The design itself boasts a front end with the same projecting grille and beefy faux side vents as the 4Runner, while the entire design is more chiseled than the softer and curvier Highlander. In order to successfully ward off those models, the Corolla GT will also need a full complement of advanced driver assist safety systems, and fortunately, it appears to have them. For this all-new second-generation model, the "iM" suffix is gone, and henceforth, this five-door will be known simply as the Corolla Hatchback.
The bulk of RAV4 models will be powered by a 2.5L four-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. It's an all-new AWD system that can distribute 50 per cent of the power to the rear wheels when needed and also send it individually to the left or right rear wheels for improved cornering and rough-road ability. Hybrid models will arrive in showrooms in 2019. The RAV4 also comes with three AWD systems with a more traditional arrangement and Toyota's AWD-i hybrid setup that now creates 30 percent more torque for the electrically driven rear wheels.
Ecuador Embassy cuts off Assange's Internet access over tweets
Assange's internet access was also interrupted in 2016 after a WikiLeaks dump targeting Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. He's been living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London for so long that he's been granted citizenship, but not diplomat status .
Seattle-Area Man Arrested in Mailing 'Potential Destructive' Packages to DC Installations
The packages were each rendered "inert" by the facility's disposal units, although that does not mean that they were explosive. Law enforcement is looking at more than 5 locations and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has 1 suspect in their sights.
Clint Bowyer snaps 190-race winless streak for victory at Martinsville
It had been 190 races since his last win, and he only led 36 total laps over the past three seasons, per NASCAR . Denny Hamlin , a five-time victor at Martinsville , dominated Stage 1 and won it, leading 103 of 130 laps.
Watch the video above for the rest of my impressions on the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback.
At the New York Auto Show, Toyota has shown of the latest vehicles to gain CarPlay with 7- to 8-inch touchscreens as a standard feature.
Similar to what is available on General Motors' premium brands, Toyota's Digital Display Rear Mirror looks and acts like a conventional rearview mirror but toggle a switch and it will also display a high-definition, wide-angle view of what's behind the vehicle. The all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 gas models will hit the dealerships during the late 2018 and the hybrid model will available in early 2019.
Toyota has confirmed every single 2019 RAV4 sold in Australia will come with an extensive safety equipment package consisting of a pre-collision warning system with pedestrian detection and auto emergency braking (AEB), radar cruise control, lane departure warning with steering assist, and auto high-beam headlights.