1996 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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2 Door
1 national listing
2 Door AWD
2 national listings
4 Door
10 national listings
4 Door AWD
8 national listings

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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 12 reviews

Great by Jheanelle
 — This car is just fab acceleration, braking, handling never better n if i was not a girl n a boy was briveing it they will this like "WHAT" the bestest this car is more than fun image me a girl behind ... Read More
Minxy's Motor by Sam
 — For his age the Rav is a solid and reliable, has never let me down (This better not jinx it) and gets me form A to B in one piece. really fun to drive you feel on top of the world until a (real) 4x4 p... Read More
Fantastic by macca
 — I have just bought my rav4 and i'm very pleased with it ,drives well wished i had bought one years ago. Read More

1996 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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1996 Toyota RAV4

The 1996 Toyota Rav4 introduced a relatively new concept: all of the height, none of the bulk, way more style than similar vehicles.

The 1996 Rav4 was fairly cutting edge for its time. It had the luxuries of a car such as cup holders and easy in-and-out (although it still sits higher than the Explorer), with the more rugged feel of an SUV and the price of a small- to mid-size sedan.

The four-wheel drive system is run on a 120-horsepower, 4I engine. It takes a full 10 seconds to get up to 60, yet has the accompanying fuel efficiency (about 21/25 city/highway).


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