2001 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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Avg. Price: $7,050
Base 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,502

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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

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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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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'...

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How I Can Know If My Rav4 4wd Or 2wd ?

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I Just Bought My Toyota Rav4 2001 4wheel Drive And It Seem Its 4wheel Drive...

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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...

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How Often Do You Change Transmission Fluid And Do Maintenance On Transmissi...

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