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Toyota RAV4
Toyota RAV4
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$23,550 - $49,800
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Car Type: Small sport-utility vehicles
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Toyota RAV4 Overview

The RAV4 offers just one powertrain, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and six-speed automatic that got 24 mpg overall in tests of the AWD version. The new RAV4 handles nimbly and is very secure, with a firm and well-controlled ride. Inside the cabin are clear, intuitive controls and some upgraded materials. But a number of cheap details are still apparent. Access is very easy and the rear seat is roomy. A rear-view camera is standard and the rear hatch is now top-hinged. The Limited trim features a power liftgate. An electric version with a 103-mile range is available in some markets. We can no longer recommend the RAV4 because it scored a Poor in the IIHS small-overlap crash test.

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