My wife and I test drove several cars, SUV's, and Crossovers before settling in on the RAV4. We found it easy for both of us to get in and out. I am 5'11" and my wife is 5'3", yet we can both slide in and out with ease (don't have to grab handles or anything). In the past my wife has been more comfortable driving smaller cars. However, with the RAV4 we both found the visibility exceptional, as well as being very easy to turn and park. We love the cargo room and the easy-to- open rear door. Since this is a vehicle that both of us drive it had to satisfy both of our needs, and it does.
Ease of access in/out Gas Mileage Cargo space Responsiveness (6 cyl) Keyless Entry/Start Rear seats laydown levers in cargo area
Cloth seats hard to get on Limited. Forced buy package or wait 8 weeks. Undercarriage Sound Shield poor (substantially different between two identical vehicles). Radio (SAT) displays only 10 characters of song information (manual wrong). Integrated Homelink unavailable w/rear camera option