2005 Toyota RAV4 2.4L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual Consumer Review - Break Failure
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2005 Toyota RAV4 - Consumer Review

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Base 4dr SUV (2.4L 4-cyl. AWD 5-speed Manual)

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2005 Toyota RAV4 AWD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)

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My wife bought the 2005 Rav4 4 years ago, and has had to replace the rear breaks 3 times, going on four now. Everything else about the car she loves, but the constant issue with the rear breaks is causing us to sell. In their infinite wisdom, Toyota cheaped out on the rear breaks making them disk breaks, not drum breaks which they should be. We live in northern Vermont, 3 mile up a gravel road and my wife has to drive over a mountain pass everyday driving to work. Needless to say, we need working breaks, and the Rav4 has not provided it. The dealership has worked with us a little bit, but we still have speny about $2000 over the past 4 years on breaks alone. Very disappointed Rav4 owners!

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Love everything but the REAR BREAKS!!

Suggested Improvements

FIX THE REAR BREAKS!!
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