2003 Toyota RAV4

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21 reviews
Available Price Range $3,348-$9,608 Trims2 Combined MPG 24-28 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2003 Toyota RAV4

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Midrange acceleration with automatic
  • Automatic-transmission operation

Notable Features

  • Compact size
  • New 161-hp four-cylinder
  • Face-lifted for 2004
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Full-time 4WD


Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 21 reviews

Love my RAV4 except bad ECM

by love my RAV4 EXCEPT bad ECM from Raleigh, NC on August 5, 2010

I love my RAV4, except the bad ECM. I had wonderful trips in my RAV4, used it to move (put the seats down and can be used to move many items), and was great on gas. Everything was great until the car ... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2003 Toyota RAV4.

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