2001 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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Avg. Price: $6,472
Base 4WD
Avg. Price: $6,595

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 6 reviews

Does The Job, Nothing I Hate About It. Leather Seats Great With Kids, Just Wipe Clean. by Caroline
 — Excellent. I am happy with it, does as a runner to the stables with bales of shavings in the back, back seat between headrest great saddle rack, and backseat headrests make good bridle hangars. Chloe ... Read More
Love My Rav! by Fred
 — Surprisingly fun to drive: light steering with good feedback, smooth 5-speed stick, good clutch, peppy acceleration, great brakes, 4wd. Fresh looks inside and out. And of course, bullet-proof reliabil... Read More
She Save My Life From A Nasty Accident by Eu
 — It maybe slow but it can go anywhere, it had taken me to a number of places including offroad, sexy body, reliable engine & she has save my life. Will get another one of a asme kind soon in 2 door mod... Read More

2001 Toyota RAV4 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 6 reviews

2001 Toyota RAV4

Following on Toyota's five-year cycle for car redesign, the 2001 Toyota Rav4 was almost completely revised. Perhaps the biggest improvement was in the engine: a new 2.0-liter 4I engine added more horses, bringing the total to 128 horsepower and standard towing capacity to 1500 pounds.

The little SUV also grew a little, adding inches in height, width, and length. Reviewers were happy with the improved size, as it provided a little more elbow room for passengers, storage capacity for bags, while not making the vehicle too bulky or unwieldy.

Some reviewers noted a significant drop in gas mileage as the car aged, going from 23/27 to around 18/23.

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Toyota RAV4 Questions

Mesiah
0

Engine Does Not Start

when u try to start the car it cran but does not start

14 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 days ago)
melodyb78
25

Transmission Problems

If you are experiencing transmission problems on this vehicle and want to help us in a class action suit against Toyota, please contact me at melodyb78@comcast.net. We would only need a name and a te...

37,176 views with 75 answers (last answer about a month ago)
JuneJuly14
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2001 Rav4 - Is It Likely The Ecm Or The Transmission?

At the time of the class action settlement in January, 2012, we had 166,000 miles on our 2001 RAV4, so didn't qualify for the enhanced warranty. One day last month, the automatic transmission wouldn'...

133 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
DarRuby
5

I Need A Spare Key Without Breaking The Bank

I need to get a spare key and remote. Where can I purchased theses items? I can't afford to spend to much, on a tight budget with the holidays around the corner. You see I just purchased this veh...

67 views with 6 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
DarRuby
5

I Have A 2001 Toyota Rav4, When Should I Change The Timeing Chain, Has 160,...

How do I know if its a timing belt or chain?

73 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)