Used 2003 Toyota RAV4 SUV

2003 Toyota RAV4
2003 Toyota RAV4

Pros

  • Steers and handles like a car, thoughtful cabin design, well-built interior.

Cons

  • Small displacement engine for the class, noisy, most of the desirable equipment is optional.
Toyota RAV4 years

Used 2003 Toyota RAV4 SUV for Sale

Toyota RAV4 2003 AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
128,409 miles
Used 2003
Toyota RAV4
Base
(1)
AUTO WISE
4.8 mi away
List$5,640
Est.Loan: $116/mo
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Dealer Notes
Rav4 L 4WD, Loaded w Leather Interior, Moonroof, Power Doors, Power Locks, Runs Great, Looks Good, VA Inspected, FINANCING AVAILABLE FOR ALL TYPES OF CREDIT. CALL NOW @ 703-665-2124. SOME OF THE CARS ARE A SATELLITE STORAGE PLACE. PLEASE CALL BEFORE COMING - IN ORDER TO HAVE THE CAR READY FOR YOU. CALL FOR MORE INFO OR TO SETUP AN APPOINTMENT.
Toyota RAV4 2003
122,157 miles
Used 2003
Toyota RAV4
Base
Frederick Auto House
27.8 mi away
List$5,490
Est.Loan: $112/mo
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Toyota RAV4 2003 Fwd 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
240,950 miles
Used 2003
Toyota RAV4
Base
Universal Auto Sales
62.1 mi away
List$2,999
Est.Loan: $62/mo
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Dealer Notes
2003 TOYOTA RAV4 78 SERVICE RECORDS VERY WELL MAINTAINED LOOKS RUNS AND DRIVES EXCELLENT! POWER WINDOWS POWER DOOR LOCKS POWER STEERING AUTOMATIC 2.0 LITER 4 CYLINDER GAS SAVER!~~~~~~~~~~~~FIRST SERIOUS BUYER WITH CASH IN HAND WILL DRIVE IT HOME!!!!!!!!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Toyota RAV4 2003
186,089 miles
Used 2003
Toyota RAV4
Base
Truck Stop Pre-Owned Auto Sales
96.5 mi away
List$4,499
Est.Loan: $92/mo
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Toyota RAV4 2003 Fwd 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
173,079 miles
Used 2003
Toyota RAV4
Base
(1)
Leckner Ford of Marshall
23 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Toyota RAV4 2003 AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A)
114,533 miles
Used 2003
Toyota RAV4
Base
(2)
Jean Brown Automotive
40.1 mi away
ListNot Listed
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Dealer Notes
Text: 410-262-5757 Call: 410-401-4040 Worry Free No Hassle 5-Day Exchange, 6 month/6000 mile Warranty, Certified

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Edmunds' Expert Review

A solid and pleasing package, if a tad underpowered.

2003 Highlights

Already sporty-looking, the RAV4 compact SUV gets even sportier thanks to a new optional sport package that adds a new grille, a hood scoop, color-keyed door handles, heated exterior mirrors, tubular roof rack and gray-painted bumpers and overfenders. Inside, the package adds special sport fabric seats.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2003 Toyota RAV4.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Toyota will pay for transmission repairs
bbeek,12/30/2010
I just found a link to an article that documents that Toyota will pay for ECM failures/transmission rebuilds. Here is the link:http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/13/toyota-extends-warranty-on-troubled-2001-3-rav4/. You can call the center in Torrance, Calif at 800-468-7814 for more info. I am going to get back my repair costs of $4300 for a rebuilt transmission and ECM module replacement.
An excellent vehicle
David Scott,12/08/2015
We owned this car for 12 years and it was as trouble-free as a vehicle could be. Basically, you never had to worry about something going wrong. Driver vision was excellent and seating was comfortable. We took it on four around-the-country trips and never had a problem other than a flat tire.
380,000 and Still Going !!!!!
Rav-Fan,09/16/2015
Bought my Rav4L new 12 plus yrs.ago. Most dependable vehicle I have ever owned. Drove it for over 800 miles a wk for work. Starts in sub-zero weather, when our expensive vehicles would not. Maintenace cost almost nothing. Usual stuff....tires,got 109,000 out of one set, battery, brakes, wiper blades etc. this vehicle has saved me a fortune !!! I'm retired and now my trusted vehicle is used for leisure, golf trips, ballgames etc. If I covered the odometer, you would think the vehicle has less than 50 K. Going to buy my wife a 2016 Rav, safe, dependable, fun to drive. Finally sold my 2003 Rav, to first person who looked at it. Still ran great, and yes I bought my wife a new Rav, which has been problem free....awesome vehicle we both love to drive.
ECM /Transmission Problem
abamabam1,03/25/2013
I rarely write reviews online but I want to share my experience with this vehicle...My RAV4 is in excellent condition until I hit 89K on my 2003 RAV 4 last month when it's started jerking on shifting. I'm 3 months passed out of extended warranty as per TOYOTA 10 YEARS/150,000 miles. I took mycar to the dealer but told me I need to pay $$$$ for the diagnostic and repairs because of out of warranty...Even calling TOYOTA Customer Relation is still no help..This is my last TOYOTA ever...You lost one loyal customer...I traded my RAV4 for a 2013 Honda Accord...
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Features & Specs

MPG
20 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
21 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
4-speed automatic
Gas
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
22 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
MPG
20 city / 25 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
148 hp @ 6000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover3 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Poor
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Acceptable

More about the 2003 Toyota RAV4
Used 2003 Toyota RAV4 SUV Overview

The Used 2003 Toyota RAV4 SUV is offered in the following styles: AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A), Fwd 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 4A), Fwd 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M), and AWD 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 5M).

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  • The Used 2003 Toyota RAV4 SUV Base is priced between $2,999 and$5,640 with odometer readings between 122157 and240950 miles.

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