2004 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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Avg. Price: $8,230
Base 4WD
Avg. Price: $8,714

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 8 reviews

Returing To The Perfect City-car by Luis48
 — I owned a RAV4 back in 01-03 and it proved to be a great car in Boston: fits easily in tiny parking spaces, has 4wd, can carry plenty of crap and fit my bike fully assembled with one seat removed. Pl... Read More
Reliable, Economical. by VNSSAA
 — I really enjoyed driving this car, the sterling wheel is very smooth and soft, never ever had any problem with this vehicle, i did oil change every 300 to 400 miles, for $40, i liked to use the best r... Read More
Highly Recommend It! by Nick
 — This is a rock solid Japanese car. It is very low maintenance, and it gets great gas milage for an SUV. It does not accelerate as quickly as you would expect, but that is not a huge issue! The c... Read More

2004 Toyota RAV4 Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 8 reviews

2004 Toyota RAV4

Toyota responded to consumer complaints about the small engines in its Rav4s by producing its most powerful SUV ever. The 2004 Toyota Rav4 was given a 2.4-liter I4 rated at 161 horsepower, 13 more horses than the previous engine.

The leather package proved to be a popular option, with reviewers raving about the soft leather. Side airbags remained an option, as did new curtain side airbags. Power mirrors and intermittent wipers are now standard, as is a retuned, improved suspension.

The price on this little SUV did not reflect the quality of the improvements, keeping below the $20,000 cut-off for the standard SUV.


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Toyota RAV4 Questions

Mary McKenna

Has There Been Any Recall For Toyota Rav4 2004?

I find it slow changing gears ,it is automatic and had on gas.

225 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Susan Betz

How Do I Replace A Transmission Range Switch On A 2004 Rav4??

22 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Start Rpm 4500, After Accelerator It Reaches 5000 Rmp

My suv (Toyota RAV 4- 2004 model, 1800cc) suddenly start rpm 4500 & which not reduced. Don't understand what to do as car brake not working properly at high rpm.

14 views with no answers yet

At A Loss Could It Be The Throttle Position Sensor And If It Is Do They Sel...

my RAV 4 2004 bogs down and hesitates at under 20 MPH cleaned the MAF, cleaned the throttle plate,and changed the Camshaft sensor.

122 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Cindi Eads

My Daughter Has An Older Rav4 And It Is Only Getting About 60 Miles To A Ta...

she has taken it to the shop repeatedly and the mechanic says he has done everything he can think of. the car is only getting about 60 miles to a TANK! that's right a whole tank of gas! PLEASE anyone ...

68 views with 3 answers (last answer 5 months ago)