OwnerSteve Hawkins
Owner's Other EVs1993 Dodge TEVan
1998 Chevrolet S-10E
RXT-B (range extending trailer - battery)
RXT-G (range extending trailer - generator)
1997 RAV4-EV Demonstration Prototype OEM EV
LocationVail, Colorado United States map
Vehicle2002 Toyota RAV4-EV
Factory OEM EV
MotorToyota Permanent Magnet DC
DC50-kW, 67 HP 100-4600 RPM
DrivetrainMotor direct drive with transaxle
Controller Toyota OEM
Batteries24 Panasonic EV-95, 12.00 Volt, Nickel-Metal Hydride
95ah; specific energy 63 Wh/kg; specific power = (D,O,D = 80%) 200 W/kg; demensions = 116 (W) x 175 (H) x 388 (L) mm; high performance batteries.
System Voltage288 Volts
ChargerToyota TAL Small Paddle Inductive (SPI)
Input voltage/current = 180 - 240 VAC @ 30a; Max. output power = 6kW; Output voltage = 40 - 430v; cooling system = air; dimentions (floor pedistal mount) = 405 (W) x 210 (D) x 1377 (H) mm; Weight 48kg.
HeaterHeat pump type with CFC-free air conditioning
InstrumentationOEM as ICE Rav4, plus SOC meter, voltage meter (analog), battery warning light & battery turtle light. Additonal after market digital SOC, Amps, Energy usage, High/average/low battery cell voltages, tray temperatures, and real time statistiscs display.
Top Speed78 MPH (125 KPH)
OEM governed at 78 mph
Acceleration0 to 50 MPH in 12.8 seconds (at 100% SOC)
Range130 Miles (209 Kilometers)
OEM listed at 130. Some owners have reported as high as 155 miles per charge.
Watt Hours/Mile- Pack capacity: ~26 kWh - the amount of energy in about 0.8 gallons of gasoline
- AC power consumption to fill 26kWh pack: 30-35kWh (approximate 10% charge loss, and depends on leveling)
- Average Consumption from pack: 250 Wh/mile
- Average Consumption from outlet: 275 Wh/mile (approximate 10% charge loss)
EV Miles
Current:45,000 Miles (72,405 Kilometers)
Seating Capacity4 adults plus cargo/luggage
Curb Weight3,500 Pounds (1,590 Kilograms)
Traction battery tray located under vehicle.
Tires195/80R16, 44 psi. low rolling resistance steel-belted radial. Mfg. by Bridgestone or Yokohama.
Additional FeaturesDeluxe AM/FM CD
* Dual airbag SRS
* Side impact door beams
* Electro-hydraulic power steering
* 4-wheel ABS
* Regenerative braking
* Heated windshield & seat heaters
* Computer controller pre-set charge timer
* Computer controlled timed pre-cool cabin
* Computer controlled timed pre-heat cabin
* Power windows & door locks
* 827 lb payload (31.4cu. ft.)
* Rear window defogger & wiper
* 50/50 split fold down & up rear seats with pockets
* Concealed spare tire (below, outside)

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