How this got auto of the year astounds
me. This car is the most underpowered
thing. To get on the highway from the
access road, you car has to get up to
4000 rmps (redlines at 6000). Stck
radio is horrible. Roof-rack is there
for decoration. Brakes ALWAYS squeal
(toyota said this was normal), Ride is
NOISY, just an all around bad car.
Maybe a stronger engine, better brakes,
better shocks...masculine lines would
satisfy me. Men out there. in the 7
years i've driven this rav4. I only
have seen one other guy driving it.
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I purchased my 1996 RAV-4 in May 2000
when it had only 28,000 miles on it,
one previous owner and clean as a
whistle! It has proven to be a very
reliable and appropriate vehicle for
me. It's the first car I've ever
owned that I feel truly fits my
personality. Aside from the fact that
it has only a 4-cyl engine which makes
acceleration onto highways a bit of a
challenge, I just love this car! I
want to trade my 1996 for a newer
model, but I don't really like the
body style of the newer RAVs. I wish
Toyota had left well enough alone.
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