The 2014 Toyota RAV4 EV is a five passenger, electric, SUV powered by an AC induction motor that produces 154 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. FWD is paired to a 1-speed automatic transmission enabling 103 mile driving range or 76 MPGe. Features include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, touch-screen navigation, heated front seats, and hands-free phone capabilities. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, traction control (TRAC), vehicle stability control (VSC), anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), smart stop technology (SST), and brake assist (BA). The RAV4 EV is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The 2014 RAV4 is essentially unchanged from the 2013 model.
Fully electric powertrain; SUV practicality; over 100-mile estimated range
The RAV4 EV is one of the very few electric-drive SUVs available. Its powertrain, on license from Tesla, endows it with an estimated 100-mile range, which is on par with other similarly priced electric vehicles. What sets the RAV4 EV apart is that its the only one with an SUV body --that means cargo and people carrying flexibility. Toyota claims it is the most cargo space of any electric vehicle available now.