2001 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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2001 Toyota RAV4 Overview

Following on Toyota's five-year cycle for car redesign, the 2001 Toyota Rav4 was almost completely revised. Perhaps the biggest improvement was in the engine: a new 2.0-liter 4I engine added more horses, bringing the total to 128 horsepower and standard towing capacity to 1500 pounds.

The little SUV also grew a little, adding inches in height, width, and length. Reviewers were happy with the improved size, as it provided a little more elbow room for passengers, storage capacity for bags, while not making the vehicle too bulky or unwieldy.

Some reviewers noted a significant drop in gas mileage as the car aged, going from 23/27 to around 18/23.


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    Amy 2001 Rav4 Electric Window Won't Work

    Window was slow when I got it gradually stopped going up and down so it stays up all the times now

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)

    Transmission Problems

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    70,041 views with 97 answers (last answer 4 days ago)

    How Many Transmission Sensors Are There In A 2001 Toyota Rav 4 And Where Ar...

    I repaired the ECU (so I thought) My Rav 4 is better, until it warms up then it slips (it goes into passing gear fine) and will not go into reverse once it warms up? Where are the locations of the ...

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    Toyota Rav4 Wil Not Fire Changed Crank Sensor And Cam Sensor And Ecu Relays...

    1,120 views with 9 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    Cylinder Misfire On A Toyota Rav4?

    I have a 2001 Toyota Rav4 and I am getting a misfire code for cylinder 4. Just to be sure that that was the problem, I switched #4 coil with #3 coil and cleared the codes. (Engine light is usually...

    30 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)