Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
4 minute read
4 Dec 2021
8:02 am

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid takes the pain out of fuel price hike

Mark Jones

Dual source powertrain means less money at the pumps without having to depend on Eskom for charging the battery.

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is just what the doctor ordered to combat the ever-increasing fuel price.

December the 1st is meant to be the start of the festive season. A time of joy and happiness. A time to travel and visit loved ones and family. But wait, reality check time. This was also the day that petrol passed R20 per litre! Just 10 years ago a litre of petrol in Gauteng cost us R10.49. To put this into numbers that are even harder to stomach, the increase to our current price of R20.13 indicates is 91% increase, 41% of that being in the last year alone. No average working-class person I know, including myself, received a...