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1998 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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2 Door
Avg. Price: $5,135
2 Door AWD
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $5,322
2 Door AWD Convertible
2 Door Convertible
4 Door
6 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,277
4 Door AWD
Avg. Price: $4,973
4 Door L Special Edition
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $4,954

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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 has bluetooth so I don't have to hold my phone while I drive, moonroof, JBL 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

Overall User Score

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Based on 10 reviews

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

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Why Won't My Car Start?

I'm definitely going to the mechanic next week I just wanted an opinion. I drove my car to New York (I live in jersey) and it was fine going up there then when I was going to go home my car start...

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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.

154 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Is There A Adjustment On A 98 Rav4 5 Speed Manual Transmission

I cannot get into 2nd, 4th, or reverse there a adjustment on a 98 rav4 5 speed manual transmission

42 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

When I Get Over 50mph, I Get A Severe Vibration From Rear Wheels And The Ba...

After this ice storm hit. When I hit 50 mph I get a violent vibration from the back wheels. Also when I’m driving the backend sways back and forth. I’m thinking i broke my cv joints or axel driving...

88 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

My 98 Rav 4 5 Speed All Of A Sudden Has No Get Up And Go....revs High...tak...

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