Toyota Rav4 EV on California Tour

Toyota is taking the Rav4 EV on a tour of the Golden State. The tour is being called the Charge-to-Charge Tour, complete with a web series hosted by TreeHugger founder Graham Hill.

The Toyota Rav4 EV tour started in Richmond, across the bay from San Francisco, and will work its way south from there. The Rav4 EV will be exhibited at events along the way like the 40th Annual EAA Electric Vehicle Rally in Cupertino.

Toyota outlined its loan and lease options for the Rav4 electric vehicle. The EV has already started sales at some California dealerships, and will offer a 36-month lease optiong for $599 a month with a $3,499 downpayment. Toyota will offer 1.9 percent APR for those looking to buy the Rav4 EV. The Toyota Rav4 EV is priced at $49,800 and Toyota will build 2600 of them through 2014.

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3 Responses to Toyota Rav4 EV on California Tour

  1. palmer_md says:

    How is it that this gets posted after the tour has ended? Not that it matters too much as the traffic on this site is very low. An even bigger problem is the lack of advertising by Toyota on this event anywhere. Almost nobody knew about the tour. It is a shame because this is the best EV available. What a great car!

    • admin says:

      That was our fault – we wrote the article about the Rav4 EV tour but failed to publish it! Did you get a chance to see the Rav4 EV in person while it was on tour?
      I agree with the lack of press Toyota has put into this.

      • palmer_md says:

        I did drive the car on the tour stop in Sacramento. I was very impressed with the car. By far the best EV out there. Model S is the only other vehicle that can best it, but at twice the price. I’m saving right now.

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