I bought the car used with 34,000 miles on it and I just traded it in yesterday for a Toyota Corolla.
It was the lowest maintenance vehicle I have ever owned and would have bought another one, but w/the increased cost of fuel I wanted something with just a little better gas mileage.
I averaged around 26mpg and I drove it pretty hard.
I hauled animals to the vet, bags of feed for the horses and about anything you can think of.
I have probably spent less than $500 in actual repairs the whole time I owned it.
Other than that, just oil changes every 3K.
I am going to miss my Rav4.
The car was about as reliable as they come.
Low cost of ownership, good gas mileage for being an SUV type, versatility of use, handles good in snow and rain.
Probably the only improvement would be improving mpg.
It wasn't bad, just looking to for better with this insane cost of fuel.