2003 Toyota RAV4 Overview


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2003 Toyota RAV4 Overview

The 2003 Toyota Rav4 showed few changes since the redesign in 2001. A new sport package was added, dressing the little SUV up with fender flares, floors mats, and air conditioning among other pluses.

The engine remains a 2.0-liter I4 rated at 148 horsepower. However, many reviewers reported that the car really needs to work to reach this amount, and that there are still problems with highway passing.

Reviewers also noted that the car is not the best for off-roading as it has minimal ground clearance due to a low-hanging exhaust system. Mileage is still cited as a plus with 22/26 city/highway, with some reviewers again reporting highway mileage up to 30mpg.


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    Cat Not Ready

    CAT monitor not ready

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    Rav4 Model 2003 Manual Transmission

    The engine control unit common to both automatic and manual transmission

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    Engine Light

    I have a 2003 Rav 4, I have put new spark plugs in, a new ignition coil, a new exhaust and 4 O2 sensors, cam shaft sensor. I still cannot get the engine light to go off. It stays off for about 20...

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

    Dose Anyone Have A Diagram That Shows The Location Of A Camshaft Position S...

    14 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    Misfire Code On 2003 Rav4

    Dose a 2003 Rav4 have a misfire code in its memory codes?

    29 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)