Toyota debuts the all-electric Toyota RAV4 EV in California!

Toyota of N Charlotte is proud to announce the first all-electric 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV is in California! Now, while the RAV4 EV is not here in N Charlotte, it doesn’t mean it won’t be here soon. This is a very exciting Toyota model that is making ground in the market for electric cars. The features are aboslutely amazing and some of the best on the market. It’s debuting  in California but we hope that it will make its way to N Charlotte soon!

NC Toyota RAV4 EV for sale

The 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV gets 103 mpge city driving and 78 on the highway. This efficiency is really a sign of what Toyota will develop in the future. Imagine, in 10 years we may have cars that run 200 mpge! Unlike other electric models on the market, the Toyota RAV4 EV can go over 100 miles without having to be charged. There are two settings to charge the Toyota RAV4 EV– standard or extended. These settings allow a shorter charge time. On the standard charge the RAV4 will take you 93 miles and on the extended charge, up to 113! This is absolutely amazing technology. The car was co-developed with Tesla, an engineering firm, to bring the best car to Toyota drivers in NC. It takes about six hours to charge on a 240V outlet.

When driving this EV, you can also decide how to use the electric capabilities. The normal setting will allow you to go up to 85 mph and the sport setting will take the N Charlotte Toyota RAV4 EV up to 100 mph! There is definitely not a sacrifice in performance. In fact, the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV out performs the Chevy Volt! The starting MSRP is $49,800. This can be expensive but keep in mind, already in California there are hefty tax breaks and government rebates for purchasing this car.

NC Toyota Prius for saleWhile we anxiously await the arrival of the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV near Charlotte, we have the Prius family lineup that performs great! We offer the 2012 Toyota Prius C, Prius V and the 3rd Gen Prius. If you’re looking for a family friendly hybrid car, the 2012 Toyota Prius V in N Charlotte is one to take a look at. It’s the biggest in the Prius family with 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space –which is only two feet less than the Toyota RAV4. It seats five passengers so everyone can get in. It also gets 44 mpg city driving and 40 mpg highway. The standard Hybrid Synergy Drive gives you the option to drive in ECO or POWER mode, to save on energy. This car is significantly less than the 2012 RAVE4 EV with a starting MSRP of just $26,550. A great starting price for NC families.

If you’re looking for a fuel efficient Toyota hybrid in N Charlotte, head on over to N Charlotte Toyota! You can test drive any of the Prius models you want and we have a great selection of used cars in Charlotte. We are conveniently located off of I-77 in Huntersville. We know that we can get you in the car of your dreams and keep you on budget. Visit us and let us help you!