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Pros: The V-6 gives awesome power with little sacrifice in MPG
Cons: Rear window seems a little small
Advice: Get the V-6 and four wheel drive. Also, though they're hard to find, get the third row seating.This is my first Toyota and I must say I'm sold on Toyota's quality, engineering and just smart design. The V-6 is a must as is the 4 wheel drive. We got the base model with the third row seats...sweet. Plenty of options come standard. This is a very high tech vehicle with all the latest safety gadgets. We hope to keep this vehicle for a long, long time. We expect to get 28-30 on the highway.
Pros: Love the V6 engine, and the sports car like drive!
Cons: Spare tire on back.
Advice: I would go with the V6 engine. It's wonderful!We love driving our 2006 RAV4! We have the Limited V6 4x4 version. Took it on a long trip, and it performed beautifully! It has amazing cargo space, and leg room for front, and back passengers. So far we have put 5,000 miles on our RAV4, with no problems.
Advice: get the V-6get the V-6. Compared with CRV. Rav4 got the nod. Overall, Toyota makes an awesome vehicle.
Pros: Gas-only $24 to fill up & trunk space.
Cons: Not enough cup holders.
Advice: Don't buy it for space, go with a big car.very smooth driving, quiet, great pick up for a small car. Great in gas.
Pros: Powerful engine
Cons: Only has 1 keylock for 5 doors
Advice: Get onePulls a hair to the left if you stomp down on the gas. Getting about 23 mpg mixed driving 87 octane.
Pros: The removeable rear seats - great for when you need to do some light hauling.
Cons: the way that the rear door opens, it swing out to the side instead of lifting up.
Advice: Don't hesitate! It's a great little car!Great handling - tight on turns, good pickup for an engine of it's size, great visibility. The seat can be elevated for improved vision. Overall great smooth ride.
Pros: The handling is great and the V-6 is fast but good MPG.
Cons: Wish second row seats were softer.
Advice: Take a V-6 for a test drive and enjoy the ride.This is my first RAV. Only 300 miles on it. Replacing my 99 Toyota Sienna minivan since my grandaughters have grown up and don't need the room. The Rav handles great. Very responsive steering and brakes. V-6 very quick. First tankful I got 22 MPG (40% city/60% highway)and was told by the dealer that the MPG would get better as it is broke in. Hoping to get 28 to 30 MPG on the highway. Well worth the extra money for more power and higher resale value of the V-6. Got mine loaded at $500 above invoice. Ordered it 3-8-06.