Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i (gen 3)

Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 petrol description

Crossover / SUV Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i has been produced from January, 2006 to January, 2009. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 2.0 litres, which produces power of 152 horsepower on 6000 rpm and torque 194 Nm (Newton metres) on 4000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system, this is an atmospheric engine (without turbine). Engine versions compliant with Euro 3 and Euro 4 emission standards available.
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This Toyota RAV4 2.0 engine oil type is 0W-30, 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4.9 litres.

Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i has AWD (all wheel drive) (power is automatically distributed between the wheel axles) and manual gearbox with 5 gears. It has proactive automatic four-wheel drive and acts as front-wheel drive under normal conditions. In the event of wheel slip, torque is transferred to the rear wheels via an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch. The clutch can also be locked manually with a button on the console.
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 10.6 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 185 km/h.

Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i fuel consumption is 8.6 litres per 100km in combined city/highway mode (11.6 km/l), city fuel economy - 11 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 7.2 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 60 litres or 15.85 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 680 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 820 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Toyota real everyday fuel consumption is 9.3 litres per 100 km, which is 8% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Toyota RAV4 fuel consumption.

Toyota RAV4 safety

During safety testing Toyota RAV4 has obtained 4 stars from five, which means good safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Toyota RAV4 is evaluated with four stars, children safety - with four stars, and for pedestrian protection Toyota RAV4 got three stars.

With the same engine there is also Toyota RAV4 version with automatic gearbox (Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i Automatic AT 4x4) available, which is more sluggish, reaching 100 km/h 1.4 seconds later (in 12 seconds), moreover, it is less economic with manufacturer's fuel consumption is higher by 0.4 litres per 100 km or 5 % - 9.0 litres per 100 km, whereas users reported real fuel consumption is higher by 0.7 litres per 100 km or 8 % - 10.0 litres per 100 km.
Toyota RAV4 2.0 service information and maintenance intervals Oil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.
Toyota RAV4 2006

Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i technical data

Model: Toyota RAV4 2.0 16v VVT-i
Body style: Crossover / SUV
Production period: 2006. January ... 2009. January 
Engine: 1998 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 202 g/km
Power: 152 HP ON 6000 RPM Torque: 194 NM ON 4000 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
Top speed: 185 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 8.6 (combined) 11.0 (urban) 7.2 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 9.3 l/100km (25.3 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres (15.9 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.40m (length) 1.82m (width) 1.72m (height)
Turning diameter: 10.2 meters
Ground clearance: 180 mm (approximate, with standard suspension, unladen vehicle)
Seats: 5 seats
Trunk capacity: 586 litres
Trunk max capacity: 1470 litres (with rear seats folded down)
Gross weight: 2070 kg

Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i engine 1AZ-FE

Engine displacement 1998 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 86 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 86 mm
Compression ratio 9.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

More service info
Timing chain change interval 200,000 km (recommended)

Sometimes manufacturers do not specify timing chain replacement intervals and design chains for engine life. However, once the recommended change interval has been reached, it is recommended to periodically check the condition of the chain and to change the chain if excessive stretching is detected or if unusual noises from the engine or other symptoms occur.

Fuel system Injection
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i oil type 0W-30, 5W-30
Oil capacity 4.9 litres (5.2 quarts) More service info
Power 134 - 152 HP ON 6000 RPM
Torque 190 - 194 NM ON 4000 RPM
Start of production (year) 2000
Duration of production 14 years
Engine also used on Toyota Avensis Verso

All Toyota RAV4 crossover [2006 - 2009] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i 4x4

Most fuel efficient petrol version

2.0 Petrol 152 HP 8.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.0 16v VVT-i Automatic 4x4 2.0 Petrol 152 HP 9.0 l/100km Automatic (4)
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.2 D-4D 4x4

Most fuel efficient diesel version

2.2 Diesel 136 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (6)
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.2 D-4D D-CAT 4x4

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 9.3 seconds

2.2 Diesel 177 HP 7.0 l/100km Manual (6)
Toyota RAV4 2006 2.4 4WD

Most powerfull petrol version (170 HP)

2.4 Petrol 170 HP 10.3 l/100km Automatic (4)
Toyota RAV4 2006 reviews
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