Could Toyota be Prepping a Diesel for the US?
Australian?s are already onboard in a big way. 2013 Toyota RAV4 Turbo Diesel - $35,490 AUS to start and a welcome addition to the model lineup. Regarding fuel economy, the AWD RAV4 turbo diesel is rated at 42 mpgUS combined on the Australian specific ADR 81/02 test cycles whereas the 2.5L gasoline equipped AWD RAV4 is rated at 27.4 mpgUS combined on the same. That is a huge jump! According to Toyota Australia, the introduction of a 2.2L turbo diesel for its next-generation Toyota RAV4 has led to a sales surge exceeding the company's expectations.