Used Toyota Rav4
The used Toyota Rav4 is a compact SUV that was introduced in Europe in 1994 and is still in production today. There have been 3 generations of Rav4 - the first spanning from 1994 to 2000, the second from 2001 to 2005 and the most recent re-launch came in 2006. Up until 2005 the Toyota Rav 4 was available in a 2dr or 5Dr option but since 2006 they have only been produced as a 5Dr SUV.
The most recent generation of Toyota Rav4 also has the most options when it comes to engine size, you can have a 2.0, 2.4, 2.5 & 3.5 litre petrol engine or a 2.2 litre diesel engine. You can also choose between an automatic or manual on all Toyota Rav4 models.
Toyota Rav4 used facts and figures
Even though the used Toyota Rav4 has a slightly higher price tag than some of its rivals, it’s completely worth the investment as 90% of the models that were sold in the last 10 years are still in use today. It has a proven track record of excellent performance and reliability The interior is very driver focused and has some nice touches such as instrumental panel that’s easy to read and fitted into the centre of the console. For any thrill seekers out there the 2.2 litre diesel engine reaches 62 MPH in 9.3 seconds with a top speed of 124 MPH. However, it doesn’t compromise on safety as there is up to nine airbags in the models (depending on it’s year).
It’s perfect for those of you who have large families and go on regular adventure as its boot space is 586 litres which may be expanded to 1,469 litres when rear seats are folded flat.
Electric power steering, stability control and torque control are fitted as standard since 2006. The entry-level model comes with electric windows, heated electric door mirrors and alloy wheels.
Has the Rav4 won any awards?
The sheer quality, safety and performance levels of the Rav4 has resulted in it winning countless awards. In 2016 it was named a “SmartChoice Fuel Costs Winner” by IntelliChoice and it was awarded with the “NHTSA 5-Star Overall Safety Rating” in 2017.