2008 Toyota RAV4 User Reviews

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2008 Toyota RAV4 Review
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Great starter car for small family. Easy to drive, quality is standard in the industry. Reliability is always Toyota hallmark.
vs2008 BMW X3
2008 Toyota RAV4 winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2008 BMW X3 better.
"BMW engine is a performance engine and is superior in every way."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 BMW X3 better.
"Actually the cargo capacity is basically the same."
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My Rav4's A Keeper — Love my RAV4. I like not having to worry about using too much gas when I run around town. It gets fairly good gas mileage. Maintenance has be very low cost. The brakes could be better on the 2008. I wish I had gotten the heated seats with the leather, Well rounded car for around town, back and forth to work. The 4 Cyl. has plenty of power for my needs.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Well rounded car for around town, back and forth to work.  The 4 Cyl. has plenty of power for my needs.

Cons: The brakes could be better on the 2008.  I wish I had gotten the heated seats with the leather,

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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6Review
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Love My Rav4 — I did a lot of research up front before buying my first RAV4 with the new body style (which changed in 2006) I liked my 06 so much I traded it in for this 08. I work in the computer service industry and this vehicle has all of the features I needed with lots of cargo space and the 269 HP V6 with the 5 speed transmission (the same engine and power train found in the Toyota Avalon)it's great for crisp performance while still giving 23 MPG in the city.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Top performance and comfort while still affordable to operate

Cons: nothing

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2008 Toyota RAV4 BaseReview
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I Love My Rav4!!! — This Rav4 is the best! Not only has a good gas mileage, and easy to maintenance. And it doesn't cost me an arm and a legs to take care of it. And it has a very good space (roomy) inside. Overall, its a good car and fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: This car is very roomy, has lots of storage places (hidden and non hidden)

Cons: Nothing

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Fantastic! — My first brand new car - the start of many! Great handling even with a chick driver. Spacious with loads of extra storage space under floor and movable seats. Personalised plates add a personal touch. First of new model and I LOVE IT!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It is a great 'chick' car.

Cons: Get's dirty easily!

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Oh What A Feeling — cant complain its not the hilux or land cruiser that i want, but you have to start some where, can always up grade down the track, it does the job, it gats me from a to b and camping too

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: its a toyota

Cons: its not a hilux or prado

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Perfect — i love my car, is perfect for my family because we get out a lot and i need space for my two sons, my husband and me. my car is fun to drive i just love it too much you need to try it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: perfect for my big  family

Cons: non

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2008 Toyota RAV4 Limited AWDReview
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The Best Choice — Japanese quality(unbreakable!), low fuel consummation(over 7.2 L/100km) good high speed - 215km/h, 0-100km/h in 10 sek. Very good off-road abilities... The interior is luxurious, the exterior is stylish!!! The handling is perfect, there is 9 airbags as serial... with 2 words - PERFECT S U V!!!! enjoy it:)

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Stylish SUV with a lot of power and low fuel consummation

Cons: no such reasons

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2008 Toyota RAV4 Base V6Review
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<3 — Performance: -Acceleration: It's so worth having a V6 it's ridiculous. On a RAV4, you feel like it's a little rocketship of power! -Braking: Brakes really well. -Handling: Turns great! Build Quality: -No repairs needed yet... -NOIIIIIIIIISYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY...mostly road noise :( You have to turn the stereo upppppppp... Appearance: -interior: I think it could be a little nicer. It's just plastic on top of the bare metal...no soundproofing at all (it's what contributes to the rattles while driving). -exterior: Only complaint is that the rear bumper seems really weak...I'm afraid to rest my knee on it. :\ Cost: -gas mileage: much nicer than the previous car I used to drive -maintenance: Ummm...it's fine? Fun Factor: I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE THIS CAR. I might be biased because it is MY first official car. :3

Pros: Awesome value

Cons: Rather cheaply made (disappointment)

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Rav4 Great In Town Or On The Road. — Our RAV4 v6 is a dream to drive on the highways. We have had the RAV4 for 6 months and have had it on three 1500 mile trips through desert, mountains and seashores. Good handleing both heavy or light loads and brakes good enough for the freeways. We have made 24-25 miles per gallon mileage for the last three month. Great car for city or road.

Pros: Ride, mileage, trim, fit, and over all looks

Cons: 12 volt out lets are not hot with the key off.

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2012 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Phenominal Suv For The Money By Tacosell

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Two In The Driveway, Now. By fisheral

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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

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