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Toyota RAV4 2010 4-door SUV
Trim Shown: Base
The RAV4 has a flexible, well-designed interior. The interior is reasonably quiet, the ride is fairly comfortable, and fuel economy is good. Handling is agile and secure with standard stability control. The rear seat is roomy and a tiny third-row seat is optional. The 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine gets 23 mpg overall. The optional 3.5-liter V6 makes the RAV4 quick and quiet, and it returns only 1 mpg less than the four-cylinder, but in Limited trim it pushes the price to $30,000. The controls are simple to use. The rear tailgate swings open to the side, requiring a lot of room for cargo access.

See Reliability page for the latest 2010 Toyota RAV4 recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS available; standard from 2004. ESC standard from 2004. Side and head protection air bags available from 2004, standard from 2007.

Road Test

The RAV4 is a well-rounded package, combining good all-around performance with a comfortable ride and agile handling. Its engine gets impressive fuel economy and an optional third-row bench was offered to bring seating to seven in a pinch. Cabin furn...


2 front, 3 rear, 2 third
Drive Wheels
AWD , Front

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Body Styles
4-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Automatic
  • 4-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 2.5-liter 4 (179 hp)
  • 3.5-liter V6 (269 hp)