I love the exterior design and engine of the RAV4, but if you are expecting typical Toyota quality the interior of the RAV4 will disappoint. I have had to have parts of the dash replaced as pieces did not fit securely and rattled, in fact lots of squeaks, creaks and rattles in interior. Many parts of the interior just feel like they don't fit together or are loose. Feel stuck with the RAV4 rather than loving it. Though it is small, tall drivers will fit comfortably. Lots of storage spaces in both front and rear.
Looks great, rides great on highway, lots of power on V6; great hidden storage in rear cargo compartment; almost no blind spot; ability to move second row seats forward/backward/recline
Tighter/better build quality on interior; make latch in rear used to flip down seats easier to use; better display options such as fuel mileage.