The RAV4 is a smooth, easy drive. The steering is painless and you can make three-point turns and reverse park with little effort at the wheel, especially with the very decent turning circle of 10.6m.
It’s the bigger of the two petrol engines on offer, so it gets up the hill near my house that I test all cars on quite well. There’s nothing wrong with it, but it does lack a little charm. It’s not an interesting car to drive, but it does the job - it’s reliable and you know it will work time after time.