(4.9) 9 reviews
MSRP: $1,360$6,852
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 24-26
Engine: 127-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 4-5
1998 Toyota RAV4


Our Expert Reviews

The second time around with Toyota's mini sport-ute wasn't as nice as the first journey two years ago, when testing a 1996 model. This time we encountered some hilly terrain and found the 2-liter, 127-h.p. 4-cylinder engine doesn't like sharp inclines as much as it enjoys the flatlands. With the pedal to the metal, the 2-liter wheezed, though in fairness, the RA... Read full review for the 1998 Toyota RAV 4

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Great Compact SUV

by Jon from Columbus NE on September 15, 2010

I really enjoy driving my RAV4. I use it mostly for short trip driving in town, highway driving (farthest I have driven it is probably 80 miles), and light offroad driving. It handles great, and works... Read Full Review

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