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Toyota RAV4 2017

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 range of configurations is currently priced from $19,895. Our most recent review of the 2017 Toyota RAV4 resulted in a score of 7 out of 10 for that particular example.

Carsguide Family reviewer Nedahl Stelio had this to say at the time: If you’re looking for a super easy, basic car to drive around that is good value for money and ticks boxes like maximum safety, great boot space and reliability, then this will be music to your ears: you’ve found your match. I gave the RAV4 GXL a family rating of 7/10, taking points off because I like a little more razzle for my dazzle.

You can read the full review here.

This is what Nedahl Stelio liked most about this particular version of the Toyota RAV4: Interior space, Safety features as standard, Big boot

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1500 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Toyota RAV4 2017 Price and Specs

The Toyota RAV4 2017 is currently available from $19,895 for the RAV4 GX (2WD) up to $41,998 for the RAV4 Cruiser (4x4).

Pricing guides

$29,990
Based on 551 cars listed for sale in the last 6 months
Lowest Price
$19,895
Highest Price
$41,998
Toyota RAV4 Model Body Type Specs Price from Price to
Cruiser (4x4) SUV 2.2L Diesel 6 SP AUTO $29,500 $38,610
Cruiser (4x4) SUV 2.5L ULP 6 SP AUTO $26,200 $34,760
GX (2WD) SUV 2.0L ULP CVT AUTO $16,800 $23,430
GX (2WD) SUV 2.0L ULP 6 SP MAN $17,100 $23,760
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Toyota RAV4 2017 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Toyota RAV4 2017 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • Toyota RAV4 2017: Are there any issues with the diesel model?

    There are circumstances under which you would stay away from a modern turbo-diesel, but they have more to do with how you’ll use the vehicle than they do with the vehicle itself. The rule of thumb is that you should really only buy a diesel version of a particular car if you plan to use it for at least one decent trip at freeway speeds every three or four weeks at the very least. Along with that is the proviso that you’ll cover enough kilometres each year to balance the higher purchase price and servicing costs of a diesel against the lower fuel costs.

    The highway-driving caveat is all about long-term reliability and emissions. Modern turbo-diesels are often fitted with what’s called a diesel-particulate filter (DPF). This filter, designed to trap some of the more harmful exhaust emissions) eventually fills up with the soot from the diesel’s exhaust and, when that happens, it’s designed to burn off that soot and regenerate itself, ready for another go round. But if you only drive short distances or only ever at suburban speeds, the filter can often not get hot enough to perform this burn-off and regeneration. When that happens, the filter warning light on your dashboard lights up and it’s off to the dealership for a – sometimes – costly manual regeneration. In extreme cases, the DPF may even need to be replaced and that’s not cheap either.

    So, if you’re not planning regular trips at freeway speeds, conventional wisdom says a modern turbo-diesel is not for you.

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  • Toyota RAV4 2017: What is it worth?

    You haven’t specified which model it is, which makes it hard, but even though it is new in your mind it will be regarded as a second hand car. See if you can do a deal with the dealer to buy it back, but anticipate a price of about 10 percent lower than the new price.

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  • What's the best family SUV to buy?

    As you say, the choice is bewildering. All the models you have been looking would be suitable; you could also look at the Nissan X-Trail. I would go for either the Mazda CX-5 or the Kia Sportage, but that's not to say the others aren't worth considering. Why don't you go shopping and check each of them out to see how they fit your needs.

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  • What cars are similar to the Volkswagen Passat?

    That’s the problem with VWs, you can get six good ones in a row, but the next one could be a lemon. Rather than a wagon you’re probably looking at an SUV. I would suggest a Kia Sorento, Subaru Outback, or Toyota RAV4.

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Toyota RAV4 2017 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 2017 Toyota RAV4 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1845mm x 1715mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Toyota RAV4 2017 Dimensions  include 1715mm height, 1845mm width, 4570mm length.
Toyota RAV4 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
GX (2WD) SUV 1715x1845x4570 mm 176 mm
GX (4X4) SUV 1715x1845x4570 mm 176 mm
GXL (2WD) SUV 1715x1845x4570 mm 176 mm
GXL Premium Interior (2WD) SUV 1715x1845x4570 mm 176 mm
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Toyota RAV4 2017 Towing capacity

The Toyota RAV4’s towing capacity ranges from 500kg to 1500kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Toyota RAV4 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
GX (2WD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 800kg
GX (2WD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 800kg
GX (4X4) SUV 2.5L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 1500kg
GXL (2WD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,CVT AUTO 800kg
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Toyota RAV4 2017 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 2017 Toyota RAV4 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Toyota RAV4 currently offers fuel consumption from 5.6 to 8.5L/100km. The Toyota RAV4 is available with the following fuel types: Diesel and ULP.

Toyota RAV4 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
Cruiser (4X4) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP AUTO 6.5L/100km
Cruiser (4X4) SUV 2.5L,ULP,6 SP AUTO 8.5L/100km
GX (2WD) SUV 2.0L,ULP,6 SP MAN 7.7L/100km
GX (4X4) SUV 2.2L,Diesel,6 SP MAN 5.6L/100km
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Toyota RAV4 2017 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 2017 Toyota RAV4 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Toyota RAV4 vary from 17x6.5 inches to 18x7.5 inches.

Toyota RAV4 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
GX (2WD) SUV 225x65 R17 17x6.5 inches 225x65 R17 17x6.5 inches
GX (4X4) SUV 225x65 R17 17x6.5 inches 225x65 R17 17x6.5 inches
GXL (2WD) SUV 235x55 R18 18x7.5 inches 235x55 R18 18x7.5 inches
GXL Premium Interior (2WD) SUV 235x55 R18 18x7.5 inches 235x55 R18 18x7.5 inches
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