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2006 Toyota RAV4
2006 Toyota RAV4
Available Price Range $5,531-$12,367 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 24-27 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Toyota RAV4

Our Take

A V-6 engine is available for the first time in the fully redesigned, greatly enlarged 2006 RAV4 sport utility vehicle, which includes a new Sport model. Base and top-of-the-line Limited models also are available. More than 14 inches longer overall than its predecessor, and 3.2 inches wider, the ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Hard rear seat cushions
  • Scant third-row space

Notable Features

  • Redesigned and enlarged for 2006
  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • FWD or AWD
  • Five- or seven-person capacity
  • New Sport model


Our Expert Reviews

Toyota RAV4 was the original "cute ute." That's what people called it in 1996 when RAV was introduced as the compact alternative to the sport utility vehicles that were taking the market by storm.Although the little Toyota made no pretensions about being a mighty off-road warrior, it did offer some of the advantages of its bigger brethren, including an elevated seating position, all-wheel ... Read full review for the 2006 Toyota RAV 4

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Consumer Reviews


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Great Value in a reliable SUV

by RG in FO from Sacramento, CA on December 20, 2010

We needed a car for winter driving, long trips, and occasional light hauling. We'd narrowed down to the RAV4, Santa Fe, Xterra, or CR-V. After we rented a RAV4 Limited V6 4WD for a long weekend test d... Read Full Review


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