2011 Toyota RAV4 User Reviews

2011 Toyota RAV4 Review Ratings

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"power" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews
"big space" 2 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews
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"driver" 2 reviews

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2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited Review
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Has plenty of power, a lot of cargo space and is very reliable.

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Not a sporty car to drive sharp corners

MaxF
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Best Option For Mid-size Family Suv — This is a great car for all kinds of family adventure -- plenty of space, ability to carry bikes and other equipment, even tow something not to heavy. This specific model RAV4 V6 has a very powerful engine Toyota now only puts into Highlander bigger model, so kick is very impressive and can help you out of dangerous or critical situations. Handling is great, not very sporty though, as car is taller than regular sedan, so tilts while making a turn.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2011 Toyota RAV4 Base Review
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Sold the rav4 for the Hybrid Lexus RX400 /love the Lexus Rav 4 can't old a candle to the Lexus

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Rav 4 drivers seat small tight

jacmacattack
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I Did Better With The Lexus Comfort — Not comfortable for long ride for sure meaning 4hrs or better but great on gas mine was a lease so that made things easy and gave me more of a idea on what to look for in a great ride

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD Review
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This has been an excellent car. We have had room for our kids and their friends and it still has tons of storage for groceries, luggage, or anything else needed. The gas mileage is perfect we average around 26-28 miles per gallon. It has been one of the best vehicles we have had. For a 4 cylinder engine it has great power, half the time I would forget it was a 4 cylinder and think it was a V6. Maintenance is very fair priced. We just bought tires for it that are off road rated and very good but they were under $600 for all 4. I hate to sell it but I am going to school and we are trying to lessen our payments.

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I really don't have any cons that are horrible. The 3rd row is awesome for smaller kids maybe up to age 12. If you are 5' or more it may be a little crunched back there.

nmortenson
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Awesome Family Car! — The only thing it has been in the shop for is routine maintenance. I have recommended this car to several friends and family. Its safe, comfortable, and affordable. The way it handles is amazing. I hate driving in rain in snow but the Rav handles so well I was never worried.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2011 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6 4WD Review
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Can't believe Toyota dropped this wonderful V6 engine.  
Great acceleration, strong passing, yet very good fuel mileage for an AWD vehicle.  
Plenty space in the front and rear passenger seats - especially rear seat leg room.
Also good towing capacity.

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Driver compartment details weakly engineered: Dumb cup holders,
Glove compartment slow to open - especially when freezing temps.,
Bad location for cell phone connect button - turns on in tight turns and u-turns frequently,
Swing away rear door & spare tire on door cured in 2013, but not with a V6 anymore.
Limited tire selection for mud & snow applications and the all seasons on it just don't hack it in wet and icy snow.

fisheral
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Excellent, Versatile, Fun, Powerful, And Efficient Passenger And Stuff Pod — So many things about this car put it in the top 5 of the 30-something vehicles I have owned. Acceleration and fuel economy are both excellent for an AWD sport ute with the carrying and towing capacity that the RAV4 (pre-2013) has. I bought this one slightly used with about 22,000 miles and took what was available. Had I been able to design my own, I'd like a Sport without the spare tire on the back door, but otherwise with the Limited's leather and other features. Don't need the hi-powered JBL sound system with the huge sub-woofer that it came with but did have to add a hitch and trailer wiring. Wish there was a better tire selection for winter tires on the 17" rims for Minnesota winter, and the traction control stinks when it causes understeer (the front end pushes out) in an icy skid. But with the acceleration, fuel economy, and comfortable passenger room; now my wife wants one too.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2013 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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2012 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Phenominal Suv For The Money By Tacosell

This is our second RAV and since we obtained a 14 CRV , the wife has decided she likes the newer CRV better. So we may sell the RAV. The Rav 4 has always been a go to mid size SUV for us. I leased a C... Read More

Two In The Driveway, Now. By fisheral

See everything written about the 2011 model. Found another low-mile lease turn-in and snapped it up because Toyota dropped the V6 after 2012. Better yet, this one came pre-wired and with a back-up c... Read More

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2010 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Rav4, Sturdy, Economical, Luxury Suv That Drives Like A Sports Car By ddfreed

The acceleration is great for a 4 cylinder. I've never had any mechanical issues, ever. The car handles like a sports car and I like that it's high up because I'm on the short side. The look is classy... Read More

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