toyota rav4

$28,000 Compact SUV Challenge: What the Judges Said

By Patrick Olsen  on May 26, 2015


We set a maximum price of $28,000, including a destination charge, and each car had to get at least 26 mpg in combined city/highway EPA rati… Read More

$28,000 Compact SUV Challenge: What the Judges Said

By Patrick Olsen  on May 26, 2015

We set a maximum price of $28,000, including a destination charge, and each car had to get at least 26 mpg in combined city/highway EPA rati… Read More

Which Compact SUV Gets the Best Mileage?

By Joe Bruzek  on May 26, 2015

Our Challenge judges racked their brains over scoring the quality, driving refinement and comfort of each SUV, but fuel economy observed ove… Read More

Compact SUV Car Seat Checks

By David Thomas  on May 26, 2015

Compact SUVs are a prime target for young families when shopping for a new car. Our certified child passenger safety technicians tested each of the seven compact SUVs in our challenge. $28,000 Compact SUV Challenge Index | Results | What The Judges Said… Read More

2015 Toyota RAV4: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 19, 2015

Toyota's compact crossover carries over relatively unchanged to model-year 2015. Adequate legroom eased the installation of our rear-facing child-safety seats, but tricky top tether anchor placement kept the RAV4 from earning higher grades in our Car Seat Check. More Car… Read More

Recall Alert: 2004-2005 Toyota RAV4

By Jennifer Newman  on May 18, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 160,000 model-year 2004-05 Toyota RAV4 compact SUVs manufactured between May 13, 2003, and Oct. 25, 2005 The Problem: In the recalled vehicles, the driver-side dual-stage frontal airbag may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which could cause the… Read More

Toyota, Nissan Expand Takata Airbag Recall Again

By David Thomas  on May 13, 2015

Today, Nissan and Toyota both announced expansions of their recalls over defective Takata airbags, including nearly 1 million vehicles in the North America. Toyota announced it would add approximately 637,000 vehicles in the U.S. to its Takata airbag recall, including… Read More

2015 Toyota RAV4 Review

By Kristin Varela  on April 15, 2015

After test-driving the 2015 Toyota RAV4 with my family, I found this compact SUV to be a little like the jeans and T-shirt you wear every day; they get the job done, but just a little extra effort would take… Read More

2016 Toyota RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid Photo Gallery (21 Photos)

By Bill Jackson  on April 3, 2015

For 2016, Toyota has reworked the front and rear of its compact SUV, the RAV4, but the real news is under the hood. The automaker is adding a hybrid version this year. More 2015 New York Auto Show News The… Read More

New Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Flies Under the Radar

By Joe Bruzek  on April 3, 2015

Toyota's hybrid lineup includes an impressive seven vehicles, and after today you can add one more to that list with the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid's introduction at the 2015 New York International Auto Show. It's odd we haven't seen a hybrid compact SUV from Toyota… Read More

2016 Toyota RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid: First Look

By Joe Bruzek  on April 2, 2015

Competes with: Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape Looks like: A lightly refreshed RAV4 Drivetrains: Toyota hasn't announced specs yet Hits dealerships: Fall Toyota seemingly has a gasoline-electric hybrid for every lifestyle with seven models in its lineup, though one… Read More