1998 Toyota RAV4 User Reviews

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 Review
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    5
    Under sized. Cramped seating and under powered.
    Handling Ranked 1998 Subaru Forester better.
    "Holds the road better in turns."
    Cargo Capacity Ranked 1998 Subaru Forester better.
    "Cargo area is wider. Than the RAV4."
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    1998 Toyota RAV4 4 Door AWD Review
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    45

    Preowned Toyota Rav 4 — Great car, 30 MPG, excellent handling especially in winter, little slow on acceleration with 4 cylinder but will keep up with traffic on highway, comfy front seating, could use more space in back / cargo area, but more than enough for most needs. Wife wanted newer, roomier

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: excellent gas milage, handling, reliability, front seat comfort

    Cons: engine power adequate,  needs more room in back

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 2 Door Convertible Review
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    Yes I Do Like My Snowflake — I call it my snowflake. It does well but it isn't big enough for me. The fuel economy and reliability is up there which i like. I think this car is fun to drive though and i would reccomend it. Especially the convertible style for somewhere sunny (not alberta.)

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun, cute, reliable.

    Cons: Not enough space.

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 4 Door AWD Review
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    Sucksss — my car is blah i really dont' enjoy driving it. i took it on a drit road once and my car couldn't handle it, :[ and i like driving on dirt roads. i mean i get good gas mileage. like 29 mp.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: NONE!!!

    Cons: MANY!!

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 4 Door L Special Edition Review
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    Rav4 Rulz — This car handles like an overgrown whale, it has the acceleration of a tortoise and off road you can't do anything, it's a baby fendalton tractor that would cry at anything larger than a puddle of rain water on an asphalt road

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: It's economical

    Cons: Its Fugly

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 2 Door AWD Review
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    I Like It, Though It Mightn't Be To Everyone's Tastes. — Takes a bit to get up and go, but reliable and fun to drive about. Not that costly to run. Will need to repair occassional things such as power window motors soon and possibly brakes. Nice looking car, it has matching white bumpers and sunroof as extras. Easy to park.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Fun, easy going ride.

    Cons: Any need for speed

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 4 Door L Special Edition Review
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    My Rav4 — I love my RAV4 ..it has bluetooth so I don't have to hold my phone while I drive, moonroof, JBL stereo..in pearlized white.. V6 4WD..very pretty.. the only thing I don't like is that I got a staggering high interest rate on it bec they said I was a first timecar buyer with less than 3 years credit history..so I'm paying a monthly due like I own a Lexus.. yup!! that's the only thing ugly abt it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's toyota, people.. they make cheap but great cars!

    Cons: nothin'

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    Rav4 — Although the Rav4 has sluggish acceleration, everything else about it's handling is amazing. It appearance also makes it stand out in the crowed and is very comfortable to drive. My parents had the this car for six years and I have had it for three and it has 211,000 miles on it and we have never had to do any major mechanical or cosmetic repairs to it. This car get great gas millage and is very fun to drive.

    Pros: Styling and dependability

    Cons: Acceleration

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 2 Door Convertible Review
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    Rav4 '98 2door Convertible — Terribly built car. Do not expect lane changes to be easy as head checks are near impossible. There is no room in the back and the boot is almost non-existant. Other than that, it is reliable and quite cheap to run (petrol consumption ~10L/100, cheap servicing and spare parts). Taking the roof down and putting it back up is a pain, must be done manually.

    Pros: Cheap

    Cons: Rubbish

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    1998 Toyota RAV4 4 Door Review
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    The Rav — Absolutely no cup holders. Sounded like a cross between a sewing machine and a volkswagon beetle. Was unbelievable reliable! even with over 150K on it. It did start to lack fuel efficiency towards the end, and was making alot of whiney noises. Luckily a deer has put it out of it's misery. Hopefully it won't be resurected.

    Pros: reliable as hell.

    Cons: Not asthetically pleasing.  No Cupholders.  The rear wheel wells impede on the  back door.  You will be a dirty monkey after loading the kids into their car seats.  Dog hair loves weaving it's way into the fabric.   And lastly....just not the 'Vette I was hoping to be driving in my 30's.  

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    Would not buy another. Wife is ok with it, but underwhelmed. Combined gas mileage in low 20s is disappointing given whimpy motor. Needs a 6 cylinder and a better Bluetooth microphone. No one can und... Read More

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    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

    2011 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

    Best Option For Mid-size Family Suv By MaxF

    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 ... Read More

    I Did Better With The Lexus Comfort By migration_jacmacattack

    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 Read More

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