2012 Toyota RAV4 Top Comparisons

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2012 Toyota RAV4Review
Mick1955 writes:
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Rav 4 is in great shape, though price high for a 2012 .

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kjs14375 writes:
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Lasy year for the 6 cylinder. Car really flies and has plenty of room. Plus, it is a Toyota. They dont break down.

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michele writes:
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Great reliable dependable gas saving car.i love it for work

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2012 Toyota RAV4Review
cech writes:
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the 4 cylinder is under powered and the v6 has great power for its class. The rear visibility is second to none around the C pillars. The gas mileage is great for what they are. The reliability is second to none being that the engine/ transmission combo is used across the toyota line and they are very good. You really cant go wrong if you are shopping for a small-mid size suv.

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GuruXYBQ8 writes:
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Ive heard so many good things about it. Its the last model Toyota RAV4 that preserved the good visibility up until the 2019 model which is returning to some good visibility again. And it has the reliable traditional transmission.

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Jason writes:
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Overall a great car. Plea NYU of power and lots of cargo space.

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2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6 4WDReview
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Two In The Driveway, Now. — 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 camera for towing. So we will try to keep the miles down on this one, but it will be the vacation car since it will have the hitch.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: V6 engine, 4WD but still averages 23 MPG in the summer and 21 MPG in the winter

Cons: Last year with the ill-advised swing-out tailgate door, dumb cup holders and not a fan of Keyless ignition, but when you buy lightly used, you take what you can get.

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2012 Toyota RAV4 SportReview
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Phenomenal Reliability And Low Cost Of Ownership. — The RAV 4 is a work horse that keeps on giving all the way to resale time. Never a need to TRADE IN a Toyota. Can always be sold privately. People are always looking for these cars and Tacomas with good reason.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Second one. Runs well. First one Never needed anything fixed. Just maintained. QUALITY RELIABLE vehicle.

Cons: Would have liked the hatch door to open up instead of side ways but would lose the additional storage inside where a tire would otherwise be.

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2012 Toyota RAV4 Sport 4WDReview
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Amazing !!!! — The first time I purchased this vehicle, I need a big car where I can put my kids stuff or our stuff when we go on a long trips and this car can fit everything we need and especially the little compartment thats underneath the trunks. When I say I drive this car alot - I mean A LOT. drove from nyc to Connecticut/New Haven, PA, Washington and even to South Carolina. soon, we'll be making our trips to Canada or heck maybe to California with the car. Bought this car in March and now we're in the month of July, and I already put close to 8000 miles.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Gas saver. for a 4 cylinder 4wd with a beauty of it, it gives me about 25/26mpg combined between city and highway.

Cons: Nothing negative about this car. Absolute Amazing !

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Phenominal Suv For The Money — 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 CRV because the new RAVs were $100 more a month comparably equipped They are not THAT much better than a CRV. But at the time Dealers were in love with them. The economy of the RAV 4 is well known from fuel mileage to resale value. I don;t know why we bought a 100K mile Platinum ESC. Likely won't need it. But great for selling privately.Build Quality is excellent. Maintenance was conducted at Toyota. Never needed anything more than standard maintenance.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Great reliable transportation with great resale value. Just enough power.

Cons: Would prefer the hatch open up but because the spare is on it Must open sideways. Thetrade off is a LOT of cargo room.

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2020 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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2019 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

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The car was nice inside and out, great value, just a little too small for me. Read More

2018 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Review By Lynn

Like all Toyotas, longevity and well made. Engines aways gives lots of miles Read More

Review By Guru3G87B

Is a great car, seem to be very safe, this the car I need it for my wife so she and my little girl can be safe. Read More

2017 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Review By Guru9D31N4

its a nice car, a bit small if you are used to a mini van Read More

Review By Guru9DHCMV

Great fuel economy very reliable vehicle I would buy one Read More

2016 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

Review By Guru99NPYZ

I love the quality of this car and i would love to finance it. Read More

Review By GuruJ24J8

+ RAV-4 has a reputation as being tough, dependable , reasonably economical and offers a blend of moderate comfort and utility. - Rougher riding that some SUVs, and a bit noisier. Generally priced h... Read More

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