MY RAV gets 24 MPG on highways while my
Pilot gts 21MPG.Why the small
difference. Both use premium gas and
carry just my bag and lunch bag. Got
rip off buying this car, swear will
never get a TOYOTA, 6 of my co-workers
got their cars from my Pilot dealer
while 13 more are in line and gettin
their first car. Its a personal crusade
of mine to vear out every friend and
acquaintance out from Toyota delearships
Fun to drive,light and peppy,easy to
Need better mileage, Make car bigeger
like CRV, improve on panel
instrumentation specially on lumbar
support. Headrest Killing me, make
suspension like that of a CRV
Nice engine. Quiet. Excellent stereo.
Superb handling. I drive 30 miles each
way to work (27mpg). Back roads and 2
lane highway. I bought this SUV for the
FT4WD and the stickshift. I didn't want
a computer deciding when to engage the
I also test drove CRV, Saturn,
Forester, Imprezza, others...
I was really excited when I first
purchased it. My wife likes it. Now
after 3 months, I am very satisfied. I
can't wait for a lot of snow this
winter to test the FT4WD.
With a rear-facing car seat, my 5'6"
wife has 1" of kneeroom between the
glovebox. Forward facing car-seat
provides adequate room in front seat.
Add outside temp gauge!! The corolla
More rear legroom. With a rear-facing
car seat, my 5'6" wife has 1" of
kneeroom between the glovebox.
Eliminate beep when locking/unlocking
doors with factory alarm.
Difficult to access CD's in center
My RAV4 has been good to me since I
bought it in June. I traded in my 2001
Honda Civic (which I liked) for
maintenance and utility reasons. I do
my own basic maintenance so being able
to get under the vehicle is key. Now
I'm also able to haul larger objects
in the back and I am able to tow a jet
ski which wasn't possible with the
Civic. With the RAV4, I'm able to have
a better gas mileage (relative to
Exterior design; Toyota quality (take
care of it and it will take care of
Interior design could be a little more
refined (like that of the Corolla);
Integrate radio antenna into
windshield; Larger engine displacement