The 2012 Toyota RAV4 boasts a ton of new features for this year’s model. These improvements only make the vehicle that started the crossover category 15 years ago better than ever, and North Charlotte Toyota shoppers are sure to enjoy the entertainment extras along with the powerful performance offered by this vehicle.
The Toyota RAV4 is offered in three distinct grades at Toyota of North Charlotte. The RAV4, Sport and top-of-the-line Limited are all available with a choice between the 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine or the powerful V6. Each engine can be teamed with either front-wheel drive or electronic on-demand four-wheel-drive. The roomy RAV4 offers optional third-row seating on RAV4 and Limited grade models.
All 2012 RAV4 models will feature a new standard audio system that’s equipped with hands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology. The Limited Grade will offer an available display audio system with navigation and Toyota Entune connectivity services. This new display-type audio system incorporates today’s most popular multimedia features for North Charlotte Toyota fans. These include Toyota Entune services, XM Satellite Radio capability with 90-day trial subscription, HD Radio with iTunes tagging and text-to-voice.
The available Entune system is a collection of popular mobile applications and data services that includes three years of complimentary access to apps and services delivered via most smartphones and some feature phones. Entune is scheduled to have mobile apps for Bing, iHeartRadio, MovieTickets.com, OpenTable, and Pandora.
Entune’s data services include fuel guide, sports scores, stocks, traffic and weather. See toyota.com/entune for availability of apps and services or visit a leading Toyota dealer serving North Charlotte for more information.
Like every Toyota, the 2012 RAV4 comes standard with the STAR Safety System at our prominent Toyota dealer serving North Charlotte. A few of the key features included are Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST).
The enhanced version of VSC interfaces with the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system to influence steering assist. The integration of EPS allows the enhanced VSC system to better anticipate the onset of vehicle control loss and more effectively respond to driver operation and vehicle behavior.
If an accident should occur, the 2012 RAV4 from Toyota of North Charlotte will work to protect Toyota passengers from injury. A front seat passenger sensor occupant classification system is designed to determine if the seat is occupied and the passenger’s weight category and then determines whether the airbag should inflate. In addition, driver and front passenger front-seat-mounted side airbags and first and second-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags are standard.
Toyota of North Charlotte invites drivers to visit their dealership not only to test drive the newly-upgraded 2012 RAV4, but also to experience incredible customer service along with their great selection of Toyota models. Call them today at 888-475-3924 or stop by today to check out the versatile 2012 RAV4