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When I recently bought my 2012 RAV4 4WD, my sales person mentioned that the "Dynamic Torque Control" in the 2013 redesign has actually been around since the 2010 model year, but it didn't have that name (or any name) until now.
This is the feature that uses accelerometers in the front and rear of the vehicle to detect of the vehicle isn't going in the direction the steering wheel is pointing (the vehicle is yawing), and applies power to the rear/other wheels to help correct that and get the vehicle to go where the steering wheel is pointing.
I do remember reading about that feature in the RAV 4WD long before the 2013 was announced.
(Or is that kind of "vehicle stability control?" -- gotta love Marketing people...)
If you find that of value/interest, you might want to focus your search on model years 2010 or newer.
Silver 2012 RAV4 Limited V6 4WD with Tow Prep and OEM Hitch.
Long live the RAV4 V6!