Toyota RAV4 Gains 9 Horsepower with 69-Series Typhoon Air Intake System

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The Toyota RAV4 four-cylinder is a car-based SUV. It's good for urban driving with the benefits of SUV cargo room. The RAV4 also holds its own with a whole wave of competing crossover vehicles.

Owners of the 2000, 2001, 2002, 2002, 2003, 2004 or 2005 Toyota RAV4 with a 2.0L engine can benefit from a new K&N Engineering 69-Series Typhoon Air Intake System. There are two eye-catching choices for the 69-Series Intake System. Consumers have a choice of powder coated silver (69-8753TS) or powder coated red (69-8753TR).

Typhoon Air Intake for Rav4 2.0L
Typhoon Air Intake for Rav4 2.0L
Whatever color preference is preferred on the European market, K&N Engineers have made sure the design on this system provides maximum power to meet consumer demands. "Horsepower gain, measured at the wheels, is 9 horsepower out of a 2.0L normally aspirated engine with this Intake Kit," said K&N Project Designer Joost Adriaans. "This is a very satisfying result."

The engine design on the Toyota RAV4 allowed K&N to use a larger filter (RC-5144) than is normally seen on European applications. The 69-Series Typhoon Air Intake Kit (69-8753TS) (69-8753-TR) is a Short Ram Intake Kit. "The filter is positioned in sight on top of the engine," said Adriaans. "It really enhances the look under the hood."

Typhoon Air Intake for Rav4 2.0L
Typhoon Air Intake for Rav4 2.0L
The K&N Filters are washable and reusable. "Our Research and Development Engineers in Eindhoven, Holland developed the entire kit," said Adriaans. "It includes a powder coated black heat shield that keeps engine heat away from the filter to pick up the coolest air possible." It takes about 90 minutes or less to install this kit.

Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world''s leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail, or visit