1998 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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2 Door
2 national listings
2 Door AWD
2 Door AWD Convertible
2 Door Convertible
4 Door
6 national listings
4 Door AWD
21 national listings
4 Door L Special Edition
1 national listing

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3.85 stars

Based on 11 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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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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