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1997 Toyota Rav4 (auto 2.0l 4dr)
By panowak2 on
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1997 Toyota RAV4 2dr SUV AWD
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I owned this 6yr. old / 57000mi. Rav4 for 5 years, used it for USPS duty for 2 years. It had decent engine performance, but got worse in higher gears. Overall seating package was not very good, with awkward rear access coupled with poor thigh support made it uncomfortable for taller peoples. Gas mileage was fairly poor at about 22 mpg. overall; never got above 24 mpg. Traction on ice and snow was bad as can be for 4wd. Rear trunk room was good, as was overall reliability and materials quality. Engine and transmission usually were flawless. Almost no body rust at 11 yrs. old. Tire wear was a bit excessive over time, and getting tires for it was very expensive.
Favorite Features
Quality of materials; Reliability of all parts and stuff; Exterior looks;
Suggested Improvements
Better seating design; Better fuel economy; Better snow/ice traction;
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