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:
2002 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD Review
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5

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

Cons

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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Lori writes:
2002 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD Review
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Drives well

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Can't think of any

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Rav4 Review — I love my RAV4. It's fun to drive, gets pretty good gas mileage, and handles well. It has lots of room in the back for shopping trip purchaces. It's white and easy to keep clean. I would recommend the RAV4.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Beth writes:
2002 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD Review
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2

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Durable

Cons

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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gparrot writes:
2002 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD Review
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5

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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.

Cons

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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Lramirez writes:
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Safe, reliable, good on gas, easy to drive, good visibility, roomy inside, not noisy, powerful enough for local and highway driving.

Cons

a little weak on hills when lots of snow and ice.

Lramirez
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Great Small Suv — I loved this car for its reliability, smooth ride, comfort, economic use of gas. She has never been a worry or a let down. lots of storage space in the back. she did have a little struggle with snow as she is front wheel drive vs 4 wheel drive. But never got truly stuck unless I couldn't dig her out of a snow bank. Nice cd and radio system. Everything works. She has miles to go.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Pawel writes:
2002 Toyota RAV4 Base Review
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its awsome, cant get stuck, roomy, funn

Cons

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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Ian writes:
2002 Toyota RAV4 Base Review
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4

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It IS. its solid and good.

Cons

center of gravity is fairly high, horsepower a little low.

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Great Car — its simple and real. it may be an I4 small suv, but its got a punch and attacks corners well and actually quite fun. i feel like PART of the car, like i know what its going to do next. the engine is bullet-proof and at 126,000 miles+, it still runs smoothly. styling is actually fairly nice, not too cute and has a slight aggressive stance. a great car =D

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dan writes:
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Good control, Good Build, Good Fuel Econ

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Driving position too high

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02 Rav4 — Quid Pro Quo really, a powered wheel that feels really good but which of course drains power from the engine. Amazing build quality and quite some capability this CAr has. Never been one for higher ground though, and the position felt a bit too Godly.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Loi writes:
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4

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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'.

Cons

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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Mayra writes:
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EVERYTHING!

Cons

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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2011 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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2010 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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