Of all the cars, Toyota has dedicated the longest and most extensive hybrid to the absolute and unrivaled range. Over the past decade, the Japanese have regularly and intensively communicated that a hybrid only makes sense in the form that Toyota and Lexus do.
There is no need for charging, the owner has a great deal of freedom and in principle only draws the benefits of electrified drive. Charging plug-in hybrids (PHEV) were rejected and ridiculed.
The relentless and relentless machinery of Brussels officials at Europe and the cars operating here, or the very poorly set methods of evaluating car emissions, finally forced even the world’s largest brand to reconsider its position on the European car market.
Has anything changed in Toyota? It can be said that not sooner. Plug-in hybrids, ie rechargeable hybrid vehicles from an external network, are still rejected internally by the manufacturer, but it gives us what we ask and deserve for legislation.
There is nothing else behind it, and the test of the RAV4 PHEV model of the TopSpeed.sk editorial office points to the specifics of this solution. The brand claims that its favorite SUV can cover up to almost a hundred kilometers on a single battery charge. What is the truth about this and what is the consumption of news?
Prepared in cooperation with TopSpeed.sk.