Sometimes, simple technology works best. Beautiful vehicle inside and out. Available Only in Gulf States. Available Only in Southeast Region. All owners will receive notification of the recall, with most receiving second notifications when parts are available in their area. Because my test vehicle was a Sport trim model, the suspension was adjusted for performance rather than comfort.
As fun and practical as the engine was, I did not fall in love with the brakes. My red tester had four-wheel drive, but it was an automatic, on-demand system. Due to limitations in parts, the recall remedy will be launched in phases from September 2013 through mid-April 2014. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987. When it's not, power goes just to the front wheels to help with fuel economy. A little space restricted in the back seat when using 2 carseats.
Remedy Toyota will notify its owners, and dealers will inspect the switch and apply a special grease that inhibits heat build up or replace any switch damaged by the defect, free of charge. Available Only in Gulf States. The five-speed automatic transmission was definitely not the smoothest I've tested, and you'll know when you're changing gears. The recall began on July 14, 2016. All models also feature vehicle stability control and traction control; V6 models come with hill-start assist and downhill assist control. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Available Only in Southeast Region.
The recall began on June 24, 2016. For those who feel differently, it's still an option. General Motors sent Pontiac Vibe owners an Interim letter on June 20, 2014 notifying them that parts are currently unavailable. The best thing about the V-6 engine? The recall began on November 30, 2012. You can tell that Toyota takes pride in the vechicles they make. Available Only in Southeast Region.
General Motors sent notices to the Pontiac Vibe owners on September 15, 2014, that a remedy is available. Every angle finds sharp lines that are extremely contemporary. After a long commute in bumper-to-bumper traffic I had no need for a prolonged stretch and no complaints about my back. Available Only in Southeast Region. As a result of being loose, the arm may have thread damage and may rust, possibly leading to the failure of the arm and an abrupt change in the vehicle's alignment.
Gone is the small hood scoop that never seemed appropriate on a non-turbocharged vehicle. The affected vehicles have rear suspension arms rear tie rods with adjusting lock nuts that may have been improperly tightened after servicing. Four-cylinder models come in Base or Limited trim lines, while V6 models are Base, Limited and Sport. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-762-2737. The recall began on October 27, 2014.
The only misstep — and not just in the design department — is the spare tire and cover planted on the rear hatch. Available Only in Gulf States. It was soft but gave the impression it would also stand up to some abuse. Remedy Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tie rods and replace any that have rust or corrosion on the alignment adjustment threads. Every angle finds sharp lines that are extremely contemporary. That means consumers have more models to choose from than ever before.
. I didnt want a big one like a Tahoe. I looked at websites and on the roads and I finally decided to try a Rav4. Available Only in Southeast Region. The large, arrow-shaped door handles make a statement, as does the two-tiered center console that houses entertainment functions on the top and environmental controls on the bottom. The V6 Sport model builds on the Limited, and adds 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, fender flares, soft tire cover, Sport badges and black headlamp surround. The electrical wiring in the seat heaters may be damaged when the seat cushion is compressed.
There's tons of cargo room, ergonomic controls, useable storage bins everywhere and — in the V-6 version I tested — plenty of driving thrills. Don't let a salesman tell you otherwise; if you want a commuter for good gas mileage and a soft ride, get the standard model. Available Only in Gulf States. I had my heart set on a sports utility vehile when I decided to purchase a car. There's a four-wheel-drive lock button that can be used in off-road situations, but only up to 25 mph. Remedy Toyota will notify owners and dealers will replace both rear suspension arms and encapsulate the locknuts, free of charge.
All of the rear tie rods will then be encased in an epoxy to prevent future environmental damage. When four-wheel drive is needed, the system automatically shifts power so both sets of wheels share the load. While a few friends suggested it was still a car for women, I thought my red test vehicle was sporty enough for any man to drive. Toyota owners that experience a problem with a switch should not attempt to make repairs, but should contact their Toyota dealer or the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331. Send David an Hide full review. My test vehicle featured black cloth interior that was comfortable and felt good to the touch.