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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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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Extremely Reliable!!!  Great for travel, low gas milage and large cargo capacity!

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Could use minor paint touch up.

dia25
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Best Car I've Ever Had! — I no longer travel with this car to keep the mileage down, but it is one of the best things about this car. Low gas mileage and the capacity is greater than it appears, you will be surprised how much you can fit. VERY low maintenance! I feel I have received all the benefits of an SUV without the inconvenient large exterior and high fuel cost.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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big

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

sam0301
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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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Safe, reliable, good on gas, easy to drive, good visibility, roomy inside, not noisy, powerful enough for local and highway driving.

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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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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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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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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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It IS. its solid and good.

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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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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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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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