Key facts

Toyota RAV4, 1998 MY information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
3750 mm
How heavy?
1145 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1998 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
129 PS / 127 bhp / 95 kW @ 5400 rpm
How much torque?
179 Nm / 132 / 18.3 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How economical?
9.8/7.4 l/100km city/highway


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1998 Toyota RAV4 technical specifications


The Toyota RAV4 is a 3 door off-road vehicle style automobile with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
The Toyota RAV4's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. It produces 127 bhp (129 PS/95 kW) of power at 5400 rpm, and maximum torque of 179 N·m (132 lb·ft/18.3 kgm) at 4600 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1145 kg.
1998 Toyota RAV4 data
Toyota RAV4, 1998 MY data
Applicable to the Canadian domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2200 86.6
Track/tread (front) 1460 57.5
Track/tread (rear) 1470 57.9
Length 3750 147.6
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1645 64.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1145 kg 2524 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.3 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Toyota
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1998 cc
(121.925 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 86 mm
3.39 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 129 PS (127 bhp) (95 kW)
at 5400 rpm
Specific output 63.6 bhp/litre
1.04 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 179 Nm (132 ft·lb) (18.3 kgm)
at 4600 rpm
Specific torque 89.59 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1125.8 kPa (163.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 112.46 PS/g
82.71 kW/g
110.92 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.09 kg/kW
20.2 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 9.8/7.4 l/100km city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km9.8/7.4 l/100km city/highway
km per litre10.2/13.5 km/l city/highway
UK MPG28.8/38.2 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG24.0/31.8 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6J x 16
Wheel size rear 6J x 16
Tyres front 215/70 R 16
Tyres rear 215/70 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID296725
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 18.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Toyota RAV4 added 2012-11-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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