2003 Toyota RAV4 Consumer Review: Wife's Rav4

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Wife's Rav4
By Armond on


2003 Toyota RAV4 Fwd 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)


We just turned in my wife's Honda Civic
and got her this car. So far, it's
nice...it feels so much "lighter" than
the Civic which is strange...perhaps
because it's new?

It's rather noisy. Toyota should have
done a better job smoothing out this
car. For the money, it should be more
comfortable and quieter...but as with
other SUV makers, the consumer is dumb
enough to pay premium for a primitive
vehicle (SUV's are trucks that are
hugely overpriced).

The dealer took us for a ride on the
alarm system but screw it, our time and
sanity is more important than a few
hundred dollars here and there.

Time will tell how the car holds
up...so we'll see.

Best Features

Light driving character. Stereo isn't as bad as people say it is.

Worst Features

Ride is not very good for a new car. Too much road noise and bump noise through chassis.
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