2017 Toyota RAV4 Earns 5-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2017 Toyota RAV4 Earns 5-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


WASHINGTON — The 2017 Toyota RAV4 compact SUV earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The 2017 RAV4 received four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test. It is on the way to Toyota dealerships.

The rating applies to front-wheel-drive and all-wheel drive versions of the 2017 RAV4 and the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid.

Standard on both models is Toyota Safety Sense P.

This includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, automatic high beams, lane departure alert with steering assist and dynamic radar cruise control.

Other standard safety equipment includes antilock brakes, vehicle stability control, traction control and daytime running lights.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2017 RAV4.

Key RAV4 competitors include the Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape and Honda CR-V.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers keeping score should note that the 2017 Ford Escape also earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from NHTSA. The 2017 Chevrolet Equinox earned a four-star overall safety rating. The 2017 Honda CR-V has not been rated.

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