2012 Toyota RAV4 Top Comparisons

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2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6 4WD Review
GuruCJ7SL says:
Small Toyota was dependable in years past but is slipping on quality.
vs2012 Ford Edge
2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6 4WD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Ford Edge worse.
"Just OK"
Family Car Ranked 2012 Ford Edge better.
"Room"
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD Review
GuruXR6XV says:
Very rough ride. The back seat did not have adequate room for my tall kids. Overall, I would not own one.
vs2012 Honda CR-V EX-L AWD
2012 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Base V6 4WD Review
GuruWXPSR says:
Best car i ever drive. Smooth acceleration, good fuel economy. I am satisfied.
vs1998 Lincoln Navigator 4WD
2012 Toyota RAV4 Base V6 4WD winning categories:
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  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4WD Review
Beccamobile says:
I purchased this car
vs2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited 4WD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2012 Honda CR-V worse.
"A v6 engine!"
Handling Ranked 2012 Honda CR-V worse.
"Power and steering smoothness "
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6 4WD Review
GuruWTM8R says:
Overpowered. That is & remains my main judgment of this car, tho I own it. Had I to do it again, Id get a V4 myself. The problem is that it has too much power. It is touchy, and accelerates quickly. Having lived with a 4-cyclinder Rav4 for 20 years, it just isnt necessary. The other advantage of the Limited trim has to do with the air conditioning & heating. Do you REALLY need separate controls for driver versus passenger? Really? I will note that Toyota engineers appear to not have a life. They have removed all the places to connect outdoor gear (like canoes or a Yakima rack); I will need to modify the car to add a tie-down or a rack system. Stupid.
vs2012 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD
2012 Toyota RAV4 Limited V6 4WD winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Toyota RAV4 Base 4WD worse.
"The Limited had power seats with considerable flexibility in adjustment."
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Base Review
Be513 says:
vs2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE
2012 Toyota RAV4 Base winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE better.
"More powerful engine and more fun to drive"
Value Ranked 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE better.
"Overall the Tiguan had the basic features we wanted, build quality seemed on par with RAV4, but was able to get a newer year at better price than the RAV4 "
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE better.
"Overall the Tiguan had the basic features we wanted, build quality seemed on par with RAV4, but was able to get a newer year at better price than the RAV4 "
2012 Toyota RAV4 Review
oldviolin1 says:
vs2012 Honda CR-V EX AWD
2012 Toyota RAV4 winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Honda CR-V EX AWD better.
"more room"
Value Ranked 2012 Honda CR-V EX AWD better.
"initial pricing, better fuel economy. "
2012 Toyota RAV4 Base Review
Guru54T4D says:
Excellent handling in winter weather. Rides well. Toyota cars Ive had in past were reliable even not in garage and start in coldest of weather. Great gas mileage.
vs2008 Nissan Versa S
2012 Toyota RAV4 Base winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Power Ranked 2008 Nissan Versa S worse.
"Engine. Versa hesitates when gas pedal pressed. Rav4 has the power to take off and not hesitate."
Value Ranked 2008 Nissan Versa S worse.
"All comes down to Rav4 being more reliable in winter weather, coldest temperatures, and doesnt need to be in a garage to start."
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Review
Sherry says:
The Toyota Rav4 is a fun car to drive but its a bit noisy.
vs2012 Kia Sorento LX
2012 Toyota RAV4 winning categories:
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  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
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  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
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2012 Toyota RAV4 Review
Guru2ZSF2 says:
Loved it ❤️
vs2012 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD
2012 Toyota RAV4 winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Family Car Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD better.
"They almost the same to me"
Would Buy Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD better.
"Its what I am use to driving and I love space"
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