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Toyota RAV4 2000 4-door SUV
If you want a small SUV for driving mainly on pavement, you won't go wrong with the RAV4. It has nimble handling and a respectable ride. A fully independent suspension also helps make the RAV4 feel more like a car than a truck. All-wheel drive is available, but it has no low range for serious off-roading. Acceleration is leisurely; the engine is a bit boomy when revved. And as you'd expect, the manual transmission provides sprightlier performance than the automatic. The front seats are small but firm and supportive; the rear seat is cramped. Loading the cargo area is easy, however. The RAV4 is due for a redesign for the 2001 model year.

See Reliability page for the latest 2000 Toyota RAV4 recalls.


2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2-liter 4 (127 hp)