2002 Toyota RAV4 User Reviews

2002 Toyota RAV4 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"reliable car" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"ride" 7 reviews
"big space" 2 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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James writes:
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Going on 100K miles and no major problems yet. (Knock on wood)

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MPG could be better for a 2.0 engine.

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Love Mine. — Nice car, needs mods to stand out because a lot of RAV4s around are stock silver with stock alloy rims. Drives well, especially in snow, AWD is perfect for this car, as it's extremely hard to lose traction in snow. Not too light, not too heavy. Gets decent gas mileage, (20-22 city 25 highway), and all around is a fun car to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Pawel writes:
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its awsome, cant get stuck, roomy, funn

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none

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None — peformace:awsome,accelerates well, every corner it burn rubber. Quality:well built because its a TOYOTA Apperance:really sexy cost:i put about $30 buck a week and only do the basics & it pays off. Really fun to drive. love the car to death

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Pignolino96 writes:
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cost

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too slow

Pignolino96
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Toyota Rav 4 — This is a cheap suv, but it isn't a good family car, because is too little, anyway you seat good on the front seats, but back you seat like if you are in a coupè. Technology is not the best, it is too slow and it isn't also a good off-road suv.

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George writes:
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reliable,4wd, dirt cheap

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SLOW, POORLY MADE INTERIOR, UGLY, POOR MPG, NO FEATURES

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Anothe Bad Suv — Ugly, poor MPG, Slow, interir could be improved a lot, stripped down, plastic on the body

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Loi writes:
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Best small 3Dr SUV that money can buy. If the 2000cc was available in Singapore, dream car for any who desire a nimble 'off-roader'.

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Just about none

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Toyota Rav4 3dr 1800cc (2002 - 2006) — It was a black RAV4 3 Dr. Bought it coz' one of my friends was driving it then. Very good car. Toyota amazing reliability. Good fuel economy and very fast coz' it was light. Small enough to park in tight corners and large enough to carry people and long objects around. Seats were collapsible and removable. A very versatile car

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sam0301 writes:
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big

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as it gets older, higher maintenance cost, and not fuel efficient

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Newest Version Of This Car Is Okey, But As It Gets +5 Years, Its More Expensive Maintaining It — Over all for a +5 to 10 years car, this is a good one esp. for family use. Not good for rainy, slippery roads. Need to upgrade to much better power steering wheel Has a lot of space, back seats can be folded to give more room for cargos and stuff.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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gparrot writes:
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Best vehicle I've ever owned.  Has not required a single repair!  Runs as smoothly and handles as well as it did when I bought it 9 years ago.  4WD works great in heavy weather.

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Frankly, can't think of any cons.

gparrot
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It's All Good — Nice tight turning radius. 4WD works exceptionally well; I've driven thru snow well over a foot deep with no problem. A/C still going strong after 12 years! A surprising amount of cargo space for a compact SUV. By far, the most reliable vehicle I've ever owned.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Beth writes:
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Durable

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Slow

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Rav4 — It's a RAV4....need I say more? The acceleration is loud but slow. Braking is pretty quick but you aren't going that fast to begin with. It handles fairly well considering how I drive. It handles a hard rear ending very nicely. The interior is decent but nothing special. Not great gas mileage but has held up well.

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Andrew writes:
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Solid. Looks Good. Should be Reliable

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Tacky Interior

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Rav 4 Nrg — Just bought it, its a RAV 4 NRG and its my first 4x4. Its a nice drive, solid, with a good engine. God looking Exterior. Not the best looking Interior, too many different coloured panels. But it is practical. Hopefully very reliable and I'll update this when I've had a proper chance to test it:-)

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Mayra writes:
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EVERYTHING!

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NOTHING.

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I Love My Rav4 — I bought this car in 2001, when the new fleet came to Puerto Rico. I just love it. The handling, the performance, and everything else is great. Like some people say, Toyotas never die, if you now how to maintain it. I try to keep up with the maintenance, and only once I had to make a serious repair, but it was done due to bumps and holes in the road. Overall, it is a really great vehicle. I recommended to anyone! I JUST LOVE MY RAV4!!!!

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1996 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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I love the look of this car. Looks small from the outside but once you are in its there is plenty of space. Its handy with the cup holders near by, Its comfortable to drive. My son loves the car as it... Read More

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1997 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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1998 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Preowned Toyota Rav 4 By DBlack

Great car, 30 MPG, excellent handling especially in winter, little slow on acceleration with 4 cylinder but will keep up with traffic on highway, comfy front seating, could use more space in back / ca... Read More

Yes I Do Like My Snowflake By Lisa

I call it my snowflake. It does well but it isn't big enough for me. The fuel economy and reliability is up there which i like. I think this car is fun to drive though and i would reccomend it. Especi... Read More

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1999 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

I Call It My White Rat. By csmack

It's the other thing that will survive a nuclear explosion. Unbelievable reliability. Great gas mileage for a 15 year old 4WD SUV. It's not great to look at. I will always continue to have that kind o... Read More

Good Car If You Enjoy A Little Camping And Off-roading By eodgator

Overall I enjoy the RAV4 and while she's not the prettiest girl at the prom with a little dressing up she just might turn a head or two. I've installed several mods that make her handle better, off-r... Read More

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2000 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Reliable Rav4 By Steve

I sold this vehicle for a friend who passed. Drove it for about 2 months. Very reliable, good on gas, comfortable, and fun driving a Manual again. NO backseat room unless front seats are adjusted for ... Read More

Clear By WCARLSTROMYAHOOCOM

Too short in back to sleep in for 6'-3" person. Best vehicle ever owned in 50 years of driving.... including Audi, VW, Ford, Chevy, 4Runners Exceptional handling on hiway and off....will go up steep... Read More

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