2017 Toyota RAV4 consumer reviews

$24,410–$25,810 MSRP range
side view of 2017 RAV4 Toyota
95% of drivers recommend this car
Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.7
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Exterior 4.8
  • Reliability 4.9
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5.0

Great family vehicle and Reliable

2017 Rav4 LE FWD bought new.Excellent vehicle- best I have owned. Zero issues of any kind as far as reliability. A little soft around corners, but a nice ride. Very quiet on the highway, getting 32 mpg. 27 city. Lots of storage in the back. Still the original brakes all around with 82K miles.

5.0

My car is absolutely beautiful in and out. I love

My car is absolutely beautiful in and out. I love it. I am very happy with the gas mileage that I get. I certainly do recommend this vehicle.

5.0

Comparison 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE vs. Honda

I purchased this car new for my wife. I drive a 2009 Honda CRV EXL, it has 135,000 miles without any repairs. When I went looking for a new CRV for my wife I found that Honda went to the small engine with turbo and a CVT transmission…..I wouldn’t buy this excuse for a car. When I looked in 2009 for a car, the RAV4 was my second choice. So I looked in March 2017, I bought my wife a new RAV4 XLE, FWD (front wheel drive), 2.5L, 6 speed automatic transmission. The RAV4 currently has 78,000 miles and hasn’t had any problems. This car is as close to my CRV as possible. When I bought it there was a $3500 rebate, so this car cost the same as my CRV did 8 years ago. Both were $26k out the door, incl tax, license, etc. The only thing I didn’t realize when buying the car was that it didn’t have a power drivers seat and a power lift gate. When I researched the car, I saw a video that showed both of these were included. Turns out that it was a Canadian model, not a USA model The car was made in Ontario, Canada for the USA. I live in a tNW suburb of Chicago, and the front wheel drive only model is perfect in this area. My wife’s old car was a 2006 Honda Accord EXL and she never had problems driving in the snow with it. Suggestion…..buy new, not used, negotiate on line before showing up at the dealer, don’t buy any add on’s, don’t buy extended warranty’s.

4.0

50,000 miles a good car but NOT exceptional

I traded in my 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that averaged 26 mpg and I really liked the size and excellent performance. The 2017 Toyota Rav4 Limited is not as well liked. I get 20mpg locally and 28mpg on the interstate. It is not as comfortable as well. As the expensive model, Toyota has even cut corners on a few things such as not even a light in the glove box, a navigation system that actually works accurately and a Bluetooth that doesn't sound tinny. I would like to stay with Toyota BUT next time I will be more diligent and check other options

4.0

Short people, get a pillow.

I never had a Toyota and am happy I bought one. Sleek, reliable, nice looking. The Rav 4 has just about everything I need in a car. The only things that I dont like is; The seat does not go up HIGH enough, I am 5'2" and I have to put a pillow under my arse to see over the dashboard. The only other thing... I wish the back wiper had squirtys. It does not and the window gets so dirty.

4.0

My Rav 4

I purchased my car used, for 16 years while I drove my Corolla to death, i desired a Rav. So I went to just browse one morning, the dealer drive me around. I spotted it, drive it, and no other cars. Period. It was a leased vehicle, so maybe why it didn’t have great interior,,, but lots of space. The CD player will only play one disk, cannot load more than one,,, the A/c is lacking some, as was my other Toyota cars, but reliability was and is priority. A woman alone, MUST HAVE , reliable transportation. I’m older than 65, so I wish for a little more than basics, but I would certainly buy a Rav again.

5.0

this is the first time I have a car under my name

this car is very nice and they have a sunroof. it's nice I'd love it excellent condition and the price of this car is awesome

5.0

Decent

I love the room. could have a better paint job and technology. great safety measures and insurance cost. my 10 foot kayak fits inside. Priorities!

5.0

Good Car

The car has good space inside and drive well. It is very comfortable to drive and is easy to operate. The car work well for our family.

5.0

Toyota built to last

Vehicle met all my needs especially all wheel drive that’s New England. Always owned Toyota’s all my life Great service Deparment is the key. Would not go to any other dealerships been there they do not care like Toyota West Roxbury