2013 Toyota RAV4 Consumer Review: Barely average

2013 Toyota RAV4 - Consumer Review

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LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4-cyl. AWD 6-speed Automatic)

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5 of 11 people found this review helpful
Barely average
By katekebo on


2013 Toyota RAV4 LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)


I have owned the RAV for about one year. I bought it based on previous experience with Toyota vehicles and a good trade-in offer I got from my dealer for my previous car - my net-out-of-pocket on the RAV was ~$2-3k less than other comparable CUVs.

After one year of ownership the best I can rate this car is "average". The only real positive is the amount of cargo and passenger space. In every other area the car falls short, especially comparing to competition. It's noisy, has a very stiff and uncomfortable suspension, safety ratings are mediocre (below key competitors), transmission behavior is strange and disconcerting, mileage is OK but not outstanding. Bottom line - just average.

Best Features

Lots of space, reasonably comfortable seats.

Worst Features

Crash test ratings, ride, noise, ...
Recommend (5) (6)

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