Marlborough, Massachusetts offers a rich heritage of New England history dating back to 1660, when it was founded by English settlers. While the community of Marlborough, MA has accomplished numerous achievements in the town's 350-year history, Marlborough, MA is noted for its shoe manufacturing business. Samuel Boyd, who is known as the "Father of Marlborough," opened a shoe manufacturing plant in the community in 1836. Fifty-four years later, Marlborough became a major shoe manufacturing center in New England, producing boots for Union soldiers, as well as every day footwear for local and neighboring New England residents. Shoe manufacturing was such an important part of the Marlborough, MA community that a pair of boots and a shoe box were incorporated into the town's seal, when Marlborough was officially incorporated in 1890.

Although many shoe manufacturers fled the Marlborough area in favor of other New England communities in the years that followed, several shoe manufacturers stayed in Marlborough, MA.  Saul Katz, one of the shoe manufacturers who stayed,  developed a comfortable heavy leather moccasin shoe ideal for walking in 1971 and named the shoe the Rockport. The shoes became the first "walking" shoes and are still popular today for walking and hiking. Many believe the woodlands and walking trails surrounding the Marlborough, MA area inspired Katz to create a shoe expressly for walkers, hikers and nature enthusiasts.

Nature enthusiasts and hikers in the Marlborough, MA do not have to look any further than the 2020 Toyota RAV4 to explore the great outdoors in New England and beyond. With its rugged good looks, premium suspension, and excellent power and performance, the new 2020 Toyota RAV4 is made for outdoor adventures. The impressive 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder DOHC engine inside the 2020 Toyota RAV4 delivers a potent 176 horse-power with 172 lb-ft of torque. In addition, you'll enjoy 23 MPG in city driving and 30 MPG in highway driving* with the 2020 Toyota RAV4. What's more, the available All-Wheel Drive system in the 2020 RAV4 Toyota continually monitors and distributes engine power between the front and rear wheels for optimum traction. Environmentally conscious drivers can also opt for the 2020 RAV4 Hybrid, which features a 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder DOHC hybrid engine. The latter delivers a whopping 194 horse-power and outstanding acceleration, along with 34 MPG in city driving and 30 MPG in highway driving*.  All-Wheel Drive is also standard on all 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid models. 

The new 2018 Toyota RAV4 offers excellent versatility inside with 100.7 cubic feet of passenger space and spacious seating for five. You'll find 38.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second-row 60/40 passenger seats and an amazing 73.4 cubic feet of cargo space when you fold the second-row seats down. In addition, you can tow up to 1,500 pounds with the 2020 Toyota RAV4, making it the perfect vehicle for a small boat or motorcycle.

Safety features are especially important in a family vehicle and the 2020 Toyota offers the latest features and technology to keep you safe on the road. Toyota Safety Sense, a series of driver assisted-safety features is standard on all models of the new 2020 RAV4.  It includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. The Toyota Safety Star system with Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brakes, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology is also included in the 2020 RAV4. Additional standard safety features include a back-up camera with path dynamic gridlines and tire pressure monitoring. The Entune Audio infotainment system inside the 2020 RAV4 features an intuitive 6.1-inch touch screen with Bluetooth wireless technology, hands-free phone access, voice recognition and music streaming.

Check-Out the New 2020 Toyota RAV4 at Bernardi Toyota of Framingham MA…
Experience for yourself the many family friendly features of the new 2020 Toyota RAV4 at Bernardi Toyota of Framingham, MA. Visit our showroom today to test drive the new 2020 RAV4 yourself. We're conveniently located at 1626 Worcester Road, Route 9 East, Framingham, MA 01702 and just 26-minutes away from Marlborough, MA. Directions to Bernardi Toyota…

*Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive & maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition & other factors.

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