Toyota RAV4 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Toyota RAV4 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
RECALL: New Toyota RAV4 owners asked to drive with caution due to potentially broken suspension
Toyota Australia has recalled the new Toyota RAV4 mid-size SUV over a possible production defect that could cause its suspension to break. As such, affected owners are being asked to drive with ...Read more
STOP DRIVING IMMEDIATELY: Australian car owners in danger!
If you own one of these popular late '90s models, stop driving immediately! Read more
Should I buy a Toyota RAV4 or a Honda CR-V?
I’m considering a 2020 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser 2WD auto or a 2020 Honda CR-V VTi LX AWD. Most reviews say they are very close, but I like how CRV appears and the RAV4 seems to have more plastics. How is ...Read more
Should I buy a plug-in hybrid or an electric car?
We're going to have to move up to a medium SUV this year due to growing family. We really like the Tiguan 1.4T range but we’re a bit concerned about buying a car with just an internal combustion ...Read more
Should I buy a Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage or Mazda CX-5?
Considering a 2020 RAV4 GXL, 2.0 petrol, two-wheel-drive automatic. Most reviews seem to be for Hybrid versions. How does the 2.0 petrol CVT auto stack up? Also considering Kia Sportage Sport Plus 2. ...Read more
What used hybrid should I buy?
I want to buy a hybrid car. My ideal would be the Lexus UX Hybrid or the new RAV4 Hybrid but both are out of my price range. So I am thinking of the Lexus CT200h from 2017 (which I can pick up around ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 2017: Are there any issues with the diesel model?
Are there any dramas with the 2017 Toyota RAV4 diesel? Is a diesel car something you stay clear of? Read more
Toyota RAV4 Cruiser: Is there a difference between the 2019 and 2020 model?
Will there be a difference between the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser and the 2020 models here in Australia? Looking at Youtube there are significant differences, but that is in America. Read more
Toyota RAV4 2003: Why isn't my gearbox engaging?
The gearbox in my 2003 Toyota RAV4 will not engage at all. Do you think I need a new gearbox, or could it be the ECU/ECM chip as I heard they have problems with them? Read more
Toyota RAV4 2019: Can I adjust the seat height?
I have a 2019 Toyota RAV4, as the passenger seat is not height adjustable, is it possible to modify the seat to become height adjustable on the new model? I like the car but my partner and I are both ...Read more
What SUV's are the most fuel efficient?
What SUV should I buy? I want something with good fuel economy, my car use is normally 30 min work commute on the highway, weekends camping, and dirt road driving. I currently drive a manual Hyundai ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 2019: Should I buy the hybrid or petrol model?
The new Toyota RAV4 seems to be getting good reviews and selling well, especially the Hybrid version. But will it suit me if the majority of the driving is out of built-up areas? I normally drive ...Read more
Toyota RAV4 2018: Can I get Apple CarPlay?
Is it possible to get Apple CarPlay in my 2018 RAV4 GX? Read more
Toyota RAV4: Replacement key fob
What can I do if I loose my car keys? It's for a RAV4, help! Read more
What car do you recommend for towing a small camper trailer?
I need a car to tow a small camper trailer (600 kg plus luggage, water etc.). It needs space for a car fridge and an extra battery. What would you recommend? Read more
Are there 4WD for sale for up to $3,100 maximum?
Is it possible to find a 4wd for sale for up to $3100 maximum, as that is all I can afford? Read more
Toyota Kluger: What SUV would have less cabin noise?
I have a Toyota Kluger Grande, which is noisy in the cabin due to road noise. Would the Honda CR-V be less noisy, or would you recommend some other car. I need a small SUV. Read more
Toyota RAV4 2009: Why is the paint peeling off?
In the last six months the paint on my 2009 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser has started peeling off the front of the bonnet. I have been advised this is an issue with Toyota. Can you please advise why this may ...Read more
Best car to tow a horse float
I am looking for recommendations of new vehicles that can tow a horse float that are not SUV or 4WD. I have a double straight load lightweight float and only tow one horse (approx. 500 kg) at any ...Read more
Toyota RAV4: What car is similar?
My 3-door Toyota RAV4 has been written off after a crash. I loved it and would like to get a car that is similar to it. I like that it is a small vehicle and that I sit up higher than the average ...Read more