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Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid Toyota is recalling some 2021 RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrids to address a problem that can cause vehicles to stall in cold weather.

The affected vehicles have hybrid system software that can trigger a powertrain shutdown while driving in EV mode in cold temperatures ”if the accelerator pedal is depressed rapidly to further  However, it depends on ”the battery parameters and the vehicle’s operating mode at the time,” the report said.

 

 

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

The recall covers 16,679 vehicles, but not all were sold in the United States, NHTSA noted. The recall population is based on a production period during which the affected software was installed.

 From February 27, Toyota expects to start sending letters with information about when to schedule meetings Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid.

Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

 

 

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE

Although this action requires a dealer visit, over-the-air updates have the potential to update such software-based issues without having to visit the dealer, as demonstrated by other brands such as Polestar and Volvo, which used them to resolve a 2021 powertrain recall of the system. However, the RAV4 Prime is not capable of over-the-air updates Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid.

The 2021 model was the first for the RAV4 Prime, which has an impressive EPA-rated 42 miles of electric range and 38 mpg in hybrid mode, plus a charging mode that can actually help boost mpg. Strong demand and limited production means it has been flying away from dealers since its arrival .

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