Toyota Models Add Convenient Foot-Activated Power Liftgate to Spec Sheets

How To Use the Toyota RAV4 Power Liftgate

Have you ever tried to open or close your liftgate with an armload of groceries? It almost always ends with bags broken, groceries on the ground and a deep-seated feeling of frustration. Toyota engineers have put that level of aggravation behind you with the available power liftgate that can be equipped on select 2017 Toyota RAV4 and 2017 Toyota Highlander trim levels. Learn how to use the Toyota RAV4 power liftgate with this quick guide by Downeast Toyota.

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Step-By-Step Guide to the Toyota Power Liftgate and Foot-Activated Power Liftgate

Easy to use and even more convenient, the Toyota power liftgate can be operated in several different ways. A button located to the left of the steering column allows you to operate the power liftgate before you even get out of your Toyota crossover. Press and hold the button to open the power liftgate, press it a second time to pause operation and press and hold the button again to close the liftgate. This convenient feature can also be operated via the Toyota Smart Key system or a button on the exterior of the liftgate. As an added bonus – you can adjust the height of the power liftgate.
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Drivers who opt for the luxurious and high-tech Toyota RAV4 Platinum trim level will enjoy the advantages of a Toyota-first foot-activated power liftgate. With this feature in your arsenal, you will benefit from hands-free operation of the power liftgate – perfect for when you are carrying groceries. An array of sensors located beneath the rear bumper allows you to open the liftgate with no hands. With the Toyota Smart Key in your pocket, simply perform a single kick motion underneath the rear center of your Toyota RAV4 — an audible alarm will sound and the power liftgate will open.

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Does it feel like you always need an extra set of hands when you need to open the liftgate of your Toyota crossover? Upgrade convenience and add a power liftgate to the Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Highlander spec sheet. Learn how to use the Toyota RAV4 power liftgate with this quick how-to guide. Explore the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find the Toyota model that has all the features you are looking for!

July 15, 2017
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