Toyota RAV4 Reviews

U.S. News & World Report: 8.2/10
Car and Driver: 4/5

At Bohn Toyota, we don’t believe it’s possible to research too thoroughly when choosing your next car in the greater New Orleans area. That’s why our team put together this collection of Toyota RAV4 reviews that each take a close look at a very specific element of this SUV.

Check out the different reviews we’ve linked for you here to learn more about what the Toyota RAV4 can bring to your drives around the Harvey and Metairie areas.

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Toyota RAV4 Miles Per Gallon

In our RAV4 MPG reviews, we’ll go over this SUV’s EPA-estimated fuel economy of 23 MPG city and 30 MPG highway, and the many aspects that factor into that.1

For example, the Toyota RAV4 makes an ECO Mode available that dampens throttle response along with making other fuel-saving adjustments.

The RAV4 also uses variable valve timing in its engine to accelerate gas flow and improve overall efficiency, while a 6-speed automatic transmission works to keep you operating in the best gear for optimal performance.

Check out our RAV4 MPG reviews here!

RAV4 Towing Capacity

2020 Toyota RAV4 Towing
The Toyota RAV4 can manage a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds, and these reviews will go into detail about the towing features that help to optimize this SUV’s capabilities.

For drivers who like to take an RV camping or tow an airboat to Lake Pontchartrain, the Adventure trim of this SUV comes with a unique Tow Prep Package and an upgraded radiator to help you keep your car at its best during long hauls.

To learn more about the RAV4 towing capacity, read our reviews!

Cargo Space

If you prefer to rough it in the wilderness, you’ll have plenty of cargo space in the Toyota RAV4 for all your camping gear, with space to spare for your kids’ football equipment on the way to practice.

In fact, with the second-row seats folded down flat, you get 73.4 cubic feet of cargo space to load up as you see fit. Plus, with an available Hands-Free, Foot-Activated Power Liftgate, you’ll have easy access to the cargo area, even when your hands are full.

Check out our reviews to explore the Toyota RAV4 cargo space.

Toyota RAV4 Interior

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road Interior

Our RAV4 interior reviews will cover all the features drivers will discover when they enter the cockpit of this SUV. This includes several fabric color options, like Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ash, and Black.

You’ll also be treated to an Entune™ Audio infotainment system with standard Bluetooth® connectivity for making hands-free phone calls or streaming music. Integrated navigation is also available with an upgrade to the Entune™ Premium Audio system with Integrated Navigation and Entune® App Suite.

We’ll also cover the interior dimensions and any comfort features we find exciting. Read our interior reviews to learn more!

Ground Clearance

No exploration of the RAV4 exterior would be complete without mentioning its ground clearance. This SUV features a maximum ground clearance of 6.5 inches, so you can easily tackle hilly terrain or watery roadways, whether you’re driving home from work or heading out to explore.

These go-anywhere features are rounded out with available mudguards and optional roof rails for hauling bikes and canoes.

Check out our exterior reviews.

Toyota RAV4 Specs

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In our specs reviews, we’ll explore the different mechanical features that are hard at work under the hood. These are features like the 2.5L I-4 engine that generates 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque.

This engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, but drivers who want the option to take control every now-and-then will like the available steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters that allow you to shift on-demand.

To further explore the  RAV4 powertrain and mechanical specs, check out our in-depth review.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Review

Read our Toyota RAV4 Reviews

If you want to learn more about what the RAV4 can bring to your drives around New Orleans, Harvey, and Metairie, explore the reviews we’ve linked to this page. When you’re ready to get behind the wheel, come to Bohn Toyota for a test drive. Contact us to schedule yours today!

12018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.