By Earl on
2010 Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl 4A)
Just purchased so I cannot comment on reliability but only initial observations. Car feels more solid than other cars in class. Doors have a definite "thunk". Drives easily like a smaller car but has lots of room in both front and back seats. Standard features cover most of the important items like AC, power windows/locks, window tint. Really nice suspension that absorbs most bumps and breaks in the road. 4 cylinder feels torquey but definitely does not have wow factor. Test drove 6 cylinder and it had really good power but hesitated to downshift at highway speeds. I am hearing some rattling from the rear of the car which is troubling for a new car.
One touch rear seat folding. Very convenient. Sliding and reclining rear seat is awesome. Abundant cargo space. Styling is not too girlie like CRV and some other small SUVs. Excellent gas mileage for car of this size.
Bluetooth controls are not within easy reach and not well integrated to stereo. Rear seats are not very comfortable. Would not want to sit in back for long ride.