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Consumer Reports auto experts report from the 2012 LA Auto Show
In The Spotlight
2013 Toyota RAV4
What is it? The small SUV that created the category back in 1996 gets a fourth-generation redesign for the 2013 model year. The sole engine offered will be the company’s 2.5-liter four-cylinder, which puts out 176 hp for 2013 (that engine produced 179 hp in 2012). A new six-speed sequential gearbox replaces the old four-speed automatic. This new combination gets an EPA-estimated 22-mpg city, 29-mpg highway in the all-wheel-drive RAV4. Front-wheel-drive versions are said to get 24-mpg city and ...  More