2003 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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Avg. Price: $7,377
Base 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,786

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4.55 stars

Based on 12 reviews

Bought This Beauty Brand New. Owned It From Sep 2003 To Jul 2007. by Siti
 — Throughout the time I drove this RAVee, it has never failed us in performance and reliability. Though it was a 1.8cc car, its pick-up/torque was awesome. I took pride in driving it everyday..one of th... Read More
Owned & Drove This Beauty From Sep 2003 To End Jul 2007. by Siti
 — This is an awesome car and the best that I ever owned and drove. It has never failed me and my hubby whenever we drove it. But after owning & driving this beauty for close to 4 years, with a very ver... Read More
My Rav4 by Debbie
 — Good gas mileage. Dependable performance. Very inexpensive maintainance. No major issues in 7 years of ownership. Good in the snow with the all-wheel-drive. Flexible cargo area and fold down rear... Read More

2003 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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Based on 11 reviews

2003 Toyota RAV4

The 2003 Toyota Rav4 showed few changes since the redesign in 2001. A new sport package was added, dressing the little SUV up with fender flares, floors mats, and air conditioning among other pluses.

The engine remains a 2.0-liter I4 rated at 148 horsepower. However, many reviewers reported that the car really needs to work to reach this amount, and that there are still problems with highway passing.

Reviewers also noted that the car is not the best for off-roading as it has minimal ground clearance due to a low-hanging exhaust system. Mileage is still cited as a plus with 22/26 city/highway, with some reviewers again reporting highway mileage up to 30mpg.

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Toyota RAV4 Questions

Lou Ferguson
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How To Add Pictures To My Listing

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Cynthia Chambers
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Just Boughta Toyota Rav 4. Having Eceleration Problems.

Stays in overdrive mode. Bucks when backing up. Opun putting in drive slow exc. Whining as then drive perfectly when u get going. No check engine light on.

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Joseph Lee
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How Can I Move Electrical Cables Out Of Way To Replace Fuses

In the past couple months, both the speedometer light and the cigarette lighter on my 2003 RAV4 have stopped working. I located the internal fuse box, but am staring at a giant clump of electrical wi...

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dback
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Can You Tell If The Transmission Is Bad Prior To Replaceing The Ecm Module

I am having transmission shifting problems with my 2003 RAV 4. It's the same issue I have been reading about with the ECM/Transmission problem. I missed the 10 year cutoff date by 4 days and Toyota ...

392 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
kgus22
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What Tires Are Recommended

tires cracked. need a new set. what is recommended.

1,550 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 years ago)