Best Bet
(4.2) 87 reviews
MSRP: $5,660$12,772
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 24-27
Engine: 166-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 5-7
2007 Toyota RAV4

Our Take on the 2007 Toyota RAV4

Our Take

For 2007, four more airbags join the standard equipment list on a RAV4 that was redesigned — and greatly enlarged — for 2006. The '06 model got a new V-6 engine, and a new Sport model was available, along with Base and top-of-the-line Limited models. More than 14 inches longer ov... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Hard rear seat cushions
  • Scant third-row space

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • FWD or AWD
  • Five- or seven-person capacity
  • Available Sport model


Our Expert Reviews

I have some favorite words that I like to use whenever I have the chance. Bloviate, myopic, psyched (yes, I know that dates me), segue, and Nerf. What does one of my favorite words have to do with the 2007 Toyota RAV4? When the RAV4 first came out I thought it looked like a Nerf car. You know, it had those black plastic runners all around the bottom of the door panels, and the shape was all rou... Read full review for the 2007 Toyota RAV 4

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Consumer Reviews


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Good Small SUV

by CT Rava 4 from Connecticut on April 24, 2012

I own 2 Rava4s, a 2007 4 cly, and a 2006 V6. This is a very well designed small SUV, has lots of features for the money, drives well and is similar in quality to other toyota cars that I have owned. I... Read Full Review

12 Trim Levels 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

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota RAV4 Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota RAV4 Base

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 15 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained