1998 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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2 Door
2 Door AWD
1 national listing
2 Door AWD Convertible
2 Door Convertible
4 Door
7 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,783
4 Door AWD
Avg. Price: $4,961
4 Door L Special Edition
Avg. Price: $4,947

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Average User Score

3.85 stars

Based on 10 reviews

Rav4 by werenothere
 — Although the Rav4 has sluggish acceleration, everything else about it's handling is amazing. It appearance also makes it stand out in the crowed and is very comfortable to drive. My parents had the ... Read More
My Rav4 by Onel
 — I love my RAV4 ..it has bluetooth so I don't have to hold my phone while I drive, moonroof, JBL stereo..in pearlized white.. V6 4WD..very pretty.. the only thing I don't like is that I got a staggerin... Read More
Smooth Ride! by Belynda
 — love it... smooth, quiet ride. Good on fuel & really nice to drive. Has good acceleration & sticks to the road (yay for AWD!) Haven't had any dramas with it so far (fingers crossed) The only annoying... Read More

1998 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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1998 Toyota RAV4

The 1998 Toyota Rav4 was similar to previous models with a few exceptions. First, did you know that there were two model years in which the Rav4 was offered as a soft-top? No, seriously! 1999 and 1998 Rav4's could get their beaches on with their tops off. Not the prettiest models in the world, but cute.

Other than that, minor changes to the grille and front fascia gave the car/truck/SUV a slightly more updated look. The Rav4 was still available as a 2- or 4-door with all wheel drive.

The Rav4 continued its reputation as more of a cute car than a powerful one, with its 4-cylinder engine. The accompanying mileage can make other SUV drivers very jealous: at 22/25 city/highway, the Rav4 can get you from here to there for much less money.


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Toyota RAV4 Questions


In A 4 Cylinder Four Stroke Engine, How Many Times Does The Spark Plug Igni...

I'm confused on something this simple. Could someone please explain.

19 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Why My Rav4 Won't Engage In Gear Now

I just put a motor in this car it would engage before and did so after I backed it out of my garage then turned it off then started it back up when I put it in gear it did not lug down so I gave it ...

33 views with no answers yet

What Causes A Drive Train Vibration In My 1998 Rav 4?

Accelerating with load or up a hill, amplified turning wheel left, car has bad drive train vibration. Drive shaft and rear axels appear and feel good, wheels are balanced.

479 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

I Have A Rav4 That When Driving It Will Start To Spatter Then I Give It Exc...

As Per Question but just had new spark plugs put in new fuel filter and new Gasket cover Seal

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

Can't Get Reverse Or 5th Gear On My 98 Rav 5speed

83 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)