2000 Toyota RAV4

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$1,748–$7,840 Inventory Prices
(5.0) 5 reviews

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2000 Toyota RAV4 Overview

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Vehicle Overview
Toyota's car-based, hybrid sport utility vehicle gains the All Weather Guard Package as standard equipment for 2000 but is otherwise a rerun. The package, a $70 option last year, includes a heavy-duty battery and starter motor, larger windshield-washer reservoir and rear heater ducts. Toyota was one of the first to offer a car-based SUV when it introduced the RAV4 as a 1997 model. It is built on a platform that includes components from the Celica and Camry and has unibody construction.

Both the two-door convertible and four-door wagon come with seats for four and 50/50 split rear seats that fold separately for extra cargo room. Toyota doesn't package the RAV4 only as a low-budget SUV. Options include leather upholstery for the wagon and a CD player for both.

The four-door is about eight inches longer in wheelbase and 16 inches longer overall than the convertible, the extra space going for a larger rear seat and more cargo room (58 cubic feet instead of 35). The convertible has a manual, removable sunroof over the front seats and a folding canvas top over the rear seats. On both trims the spare tire mounted on the tailgate, which opens to the right.

Under the Hood
A 127-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder teams with either manual or automatic transmission and either front-wheel drive or permanent 4WD.

Though some view all small SUVs as birds of the same feather, the RAV4 is not designed for heavy-duty off-roading like the Jeep ... Read more

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My 2000 Rav4

by HammerHal from Hamilton, ON on March 30, 2017

What can I say about my burgundy/grey Rav4 that hasn't already been said before? Yes, they are extremely reliable and practical but it's not all puppy dogs, lollipops and rainbows for me. You see I am ... Read full review


Love this car!

by Rav 4 Owner from Scottsdale, AZ on August 13, 2016

I really love this little SUV...it's just perfect for my lifestyle. My 6 foot tall husband fits into it just fine, although I wouldn't recommend this vehicle for a large person. I'm 5'2" and it seems ... Read full review

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The 2000 Toyota RAV4 currently has 2 recalls

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