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2006 Toyota RAV4 - Consumer Reviews

2006 Toyota RAV4

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By N.G.Simon
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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The only negative I have with my RAV is the roof rack, it's a real pita when it comes to washing the car. Were it an option I would have opted out!


Best Features

ability to tow my boat after towing it with a 98RAV 4 cyl.


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Great car, lots of power, high quality.
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By Andrew
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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This car will exceed your expectations! You cannot find a better SUV for the price. Fast V6 at 269 horsepower and great fuel economy with 22 MPG city for me and 28 MPG highway. Great quality, no problems, large enough for the family and our Chocolate lab! Great Dog car, great for towing up to 3,500 lbs, great for hauling small to medium size stuff, great in the snow!


Best Features

V6, MP3 player,


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steeringwheel clunking
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By mayson
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Sport 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)


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I have enjoyed the vehicle for 4 years. We take it to the Eastern Sierras for trout fishing and can take the steep grades with ease with the V6. The only problem that I have encountered is the steering wheel clunking on slow turns. The steering knuckle was replaced under warranty at approximately 15,000 miles. Now at 29,000 miles it is clunking again on the replaced unit. There is definitely a design flaw by Toyota and they need to own up to it. I will be taking it in for servicing and demand a replacement even if it is over 36 months warranty time limit.


Best Features

I love the acceleration of the V6. Don't need a V8. Had a Yukon and a Tahoe. Gas mileage is great at 26 on the highway.


Worst Features

The sound proofing could be improved from road noise and engine.


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NO GOOD BUILD QUALITY
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By DSANCHEZ
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2006 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


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My first SUV, good fuel economy, good comfort & easy to drive. But in my opinion no good build quality, the brakes have been replaced twice, the first time was in Dec. 2007. The dampers has been replaced once. Noise in the back started six months ago, finally the last month Toyota Shop found the cause of the noise: one large screw of the left damper support is damaged!!!


Best Features

Fuel Economy & Easy to drive


Worst Features

Improve the manufacturing quality, make it stronger


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ALMOST PERFECT FOR THE FIRST 36000 MI
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By ovi
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2006 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 4A)


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We purchased the RAV4 in feb 2006 , it works very well in city drive , highway ride is dominated by infernal noise , the design is nice but the quality of this vehicle is nonexistent . After the first car wash i noticed a lot of white paint chips on the front hood then soon after 36000 a two thousand dollars array of repairs started : rear shocks, front brakes , intermediary steering shaft , belt tensioner ,dash glove compartment door . At 74500 miles every time i stop an a traffic light i have to shift in neutral because of very heavy vibration and noise and the CD changer works occasionally . The technicians at the dealership find all this normal , if soo , TOYOTA IS NOT FOR ME.


Best Features

gas mileage , design , city ride


Worst Features

QUALITY , QUALITY , QUALITY , road noise , noise and vibration when stopped in drive at traffic light


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