Very little gas now

Discussion in 'RAV4 EV' started by bielinsk, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. bielinsk

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    Traded in the Wife's Lexus for a Rav 4 EV. Can't beat $20k ($10k from Toyota, $7,500 Fed, and $2,500 CA state) off of the $51k price.

    And she can charge for free at work.

    So now we spend $30 every 6 weeks on petrol.

    Wow is that thing fun to drive as well. I sure don't think it is a $50k vehicle, but it sure as hell is a $30k one.
     
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    :)Two smart choices in a row.
     
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    ($10k from Toyota, $7,500 Fed, and $2,500 CA state)
    That is awesome!
    How do you get these numbers? $10K promotion from Toyota? or $7500 from Fed? Should be $2500
     
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    Ok, it is Rav 4 EV. That is great. I would choose it over PIP if it was available in my area.


    You posted this in Prius PIP forum.
     
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    mnml Ain't nobody got time for that.

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    I've been trying to convince my wife to trade in her RX for a RavEV but no luck. She loves her gas guzzler.
     
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    Yea, the Rav 4 EV is a little skimped on features. No power seats, not full softex seats, no power rear hatch...

    But it is one hell of a car for $29k.

    I posted this in the PiP forum because I have a PiPa
     
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    I was out looking at one when I got roped into buying my PIP. I drive too far for the RAV4Ev to be practical though. I was disappointed in the appearance and the interior but that is partially due to the fact we just swapped from a 2006 Rav4 to a 2012 Acura RDX which is a HUGE upgrade. The RDX MSRP is $40k so I kept thinking I would see similar features in the Rav4 Ev. I was very disappointed that I didn't until I remembered the Rav4 is a full EV AND the incentives are HUGE!

    If I drove shorter distances I would have got it. Good choice, man. :)
     
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    My wifes 2011 Prius just got hit again and needs 4 days in the Body shop, didn't I read somewhere you can rent them from some dealerships? Figure this is a good opertunity to give it a try if I can.
     
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    For $2500 CVRP: CVRP Eligible Vehicles.
    For $10K Toyota incentive, go to
    Toyota Dealerships - New & Used Car Deals & Special Offers | BuyAToyota.com
    and put in a So Cal zip code like 90024.

    You might want join Toyota Rav4 EV Forum - Toyota Rav4 EV Forum for the Rav4 Electric Vehicle.
     
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    Yes, you most definitely can. Some folks on MyNissanLeaf rented them, such as Tony Williams, before he bought his.
     
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    retired4999 Prius driver since 2005

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    Rav4 EV ?
     
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    The Rav4 EV is sold by dealerships in CA only. That's why it looks unfamiliar to some.
     
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    retired4999 Prius driver since 2005

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    Yep! I was just trying to egg him into one!:)