Toyota RAV4

Price $23,790 – $31,700
Fuel consumption 7.6 – 10.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
Several 2-wheel drive trims of the Toyota Rav4 are available, all powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with 179 horsepower and 172 lbs.-ft. of torque. The 4-wheel drive versions can be equipped with this engine too, or a 269-hp 3.5L V6. You have the choice of a 4- or 5-speed automatic transmission. Expect a new generation within the next year.

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 80%
Driving 8/10
Safety 8/10
Interior 8/10
Reliability 9/10
Winter driving 8/10
Comfort 7/10

What's new in 2013



  • Powerful and economical V6 engine
  • Well-designed ergonomic interior
  • Comfortable and well-designed front seats
  • Large and accessible trunk
  • Solid reliability and resale value


  • Heavy and cumbersome rear door
  • Abrupt reaction on rough roads
  • Some controls are not lighted
  • Average performance (2.5-litre)
  • Four-speed automatic gearbox (2.5-litre)