Mitsuoka Buddy, When Toyota RAV4 Pretend To Be An American

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Mitsuoka is a Japanese coachbuilder and automaker that mostly focuses on the Japanese Domestic Market at it revealed its latest product based on the 2020 Toyota RAV4 called Mitsuoka Buddy. The most significant thing about Mitsuoka Buddy is its design that looks like an American SUV of the 1990s.


At the front, Mitsuoka Buddy looks like Chevrolet Tahoe with its big chrome grille and headlights and at the rear, it features vertical taillights and a chrome add-on bumper. The car looks more like a modern crossover from the side.

For now, there is no photo of the interior design but we know that the Mitsuoka Buddy is available in 11 body colors that are like American retro cars.

Mitsuoka Buddy

Under the hood, Mitsuoka Buddy is a Toyota RAV4 as well with two engine options. The first engine is a 2.0-liter petrol unit with 168 hp and the other engine is a 2.5liter hybrid unit with 175 hp.

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