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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    Toyota RAV4 Questions

    I Have Toyota Rev4 Model 2001 It Has A Problem Vacumm Switching Valve So Th...

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    Check Engine Light

    my Toyota Rav4-J, 2001, the light of check engine is flashing all the time and sometimes makes the car to stop after some hour of driving, when you leave it cool down the engine it accepts to run the ...

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    Engine Does Not Start

    when u try to start the car it cran but does not start

    3,651 views with 4 answers (last answer about a week ago)
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    Transmission Problems

    If you are experiencing transmission problems on this vehicle and want to help us in a class action suit against Toyota, please contact me at melodyb78@comcast.net. We would only need a name and a te...

    72,165 views with 104 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    Rav4 Transmission Computer

    Does the Rav4 2001 model have computer problems with their transmission, and does the computer only be purchased from Toyota and not after market models?

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