Toyota RAV4 Rugged X takes shape

Is Australia’s most popular SUV about to get a tough off-road Rugged X or GR model?

One of the toughest Toyota RAV4 models ever seen is about to be unleashed in Japan, and it hints at a potential Toyota RAV4 Rugged X or GR model in the works.

Called the Toyota RAV4 Mountain Rescue concept, the tough-looking 4×4 off-roader previews a model that could be developed at the car-maker’s local conversion centre in Melbourne – if enough customer interest is there.

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Next-gen Kia Sportage revealed
Next-gen Kia Sportage revealed

High-tech interior and sleek exterior for Kia’s all-new Toyota RAV4 rival – and hybrids are on the horizon First official Read more

2022 Hyundai Tucson First Drive Review: The Edge Of Glory
2022 Hyundai Tucson PHEV Revealed, Offers 32-Mile Electric Range

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New Haval H6 tech specs will turn heads
New Haval H6 tech specs will turn heads

Chinese brand’s Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5 rival coming in second quarter with loads of tech GWM Australia has confirmed Read more

Nearly 2 Million Toyota RAV4s Are Under Investigation Over Fire Risk
New Zealand sets world’s toughest CO2 target

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary evaluation investigation into the 2013 through 2018 Toyota RAV4 because Read more

2021 Toyota Venza Limited Review
2021 Toyota Venza Limited Review

The 2021 Toyota Venza is essentially just a nicer Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. It rides atop the same modular platform, uses Read more

2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Review
2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid Review

The 2021 Honda CR-V Hybrid is a hybrid compact crossover SUV. The CR-V is a wildly popular SUV for good Read more

New Haval H6 on the starting blocks
New Haval H6 on the starting blocks

Chinese brand’s high-tech mid-size SUV to take the fight up to Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4 GWM Australia has received Read more

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan price and specs: Mid-size SUV hit with price rises for new look, more tech
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan price and specs: Mid-size SUV hit with price rises for new look, more tech

Volkswagen's Toyota RAV4 rival scores a mid-life facelift with a revised exterior, new tech and different engines – all met with Read more

2020 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison
2020 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

Entry-level engagement RAV4 v Tiguan The Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Tiguan are two of the best mid-sized SUVs you can Read more

Tested: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT 392 Makes Powerful Sense
Tested: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT 392 Makes Powerful Sense

With three rows of seats, a 4.1-second 60-mph run, and an 8700-pound towing capacity, the updated Dodge Durango SRT 392 Read more

Family SUV review: 2021 Ford Escape v Mazda CX-5 comparison
Family SUV review: 2021 Ford Escape v Mazda CX-5 comparison

Ford’s new-generation Escape needs to be a hit with Australian buyers. Proving it’s better than Mazda’s most popular model would Read more

Would You Rather: Kia K5 GT-Line AWD or Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE?
Would You Rather: Kia K5 GT-Line AWD or Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE?

It's sedan versus crossover in a decision that millions of buyers face every year. The Kia K5 asks: How bad Read more