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Good, solid, attractive car
Pros: comfort, size
Cons: less room to haul stuff (we've owned vans for the past 40 years).Seems like a great car. We had a sunroof added before taking delivery. We selected red. Good fit and finish.
Cons: the seats
Advice: do not buy this carThis is the most uncomfortable car EVER! I am so disappointed with the seats, I can't sit in the car for more than 20 minutes without having back pain. DO NOT BUY THIS SUV.
Pros: Nothing at all
Advice: Don't buy it.Gas mileage is terrible. Very uncomfortable, noisy, and rough ride. The dealership we bought it from flat out lyed to us about this car. The 07 Rav 4 4x4 we bought is the worst decision we have ever made! Toyota is a joke! We want our Trailblazer back? Don't even think of buying a Toyota!!! Stay American!
Pros: the remote start
Cons: hard to see the radio stations and the clock when you have sunglasses on
Advice: be aware that the spare tire on the back door can make it feel heavy when you open and close it.Handles the road well. nice tight in control feel behind the wheel. the vehicle wasn't all over the road. have the 4x4 4 cylinder and that has plenty of power. hard to see the clock and radio stations when you have sunglasses on.
Pros: New design
Cons: No sunroof
Advice: Driving is believingThis truck has a lot more to offer than I expected. I went in to buy a Highlander but I am not disappointed I saved money and got the Rav4 Sport. It is comfortable, stylish, roomy, and economical. My husband and I are both tall and find no trouble with the space. The Rav4's of the past would have been way too small for us, so the new design is nice. Toyota is Toyota, they go forever with little maintenance. We now own 3 Toyota's and are customers for life.
Pros: The rear hatch, its side opening. My wife is short and has a difficult time with top opening hatches.
Cons: Almost nothing
Advice: This is a good buy for a small familyNothing like getting the power of a sedan out of a small SUV and have pleanty of room for wife, kids, and Tigger too. Very nice smooth ride and handeling. But get the V6 - gives you the extra pep when you have a full load.