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Toyota RAV4 1997 - 1998.

Toy ota RA V4 Cabrio 1997 / 1998 model

The Australian International Motor Show and the Tokyo Motor Show both had a new Toyota RAV4 Cabrio on display.

Mechanically the 1998 RAV4 keeps the 2.0L four cylinder engine, with some refinements, and the single-range constant four wheel drive transmission system.

Not a full soft-top, the RAV4 Cabrio has the rear roof, aft of the door pillars, fold back and down, in the style of the Freelander.

Cabrio on sale in Australia - Feb' 1998.

R AV4 4 door 1998

Toyota RAV4 LWB 1998

  • station wagon, 5 seats, 4 doors
  • loa: 4125mm, width: 1695mm, height: 1655mm
  • weight: 1265kg (unladen)
  • 3S-FE, 1998cc, petrol, 4-cyls, efi, 4-valves/cyl, dohc
  • transmission: 5m/4a, full-time 4WD, no low-ratio, Torsen rear LSD option
  • suspension: indep-coil/indep-coil, brakes: disc/drum
  • tyres: 215/70 R16 (28" oad), fuel-tank: 58L
  • prices from 28 (auto + 2K) Aus
  • Contemporary rivals: Honda CR-V, Kia Sportage, Land Rover Freelander, Subaru Forester, Suzuki Vitara

Toyota RAV4 SWB

  • HT/ST 2+2 3dr
  • transverse 1988cc petrol 4 cyls Efi 4v/cyl dohc
  • transmission: 5m/4a full-time 4WD (no hi/lo ratio)
  • suspension: indep/indep, brakes: disc/drum
  • tyres 215/70 R16 (28" oad)
  • prices from 26K (Aus) - 3dr man'; cabrio - from 27.3K (auto +2K)

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