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The Shortlist: medium car around $30,000 with space for growing tweens

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But... where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL long-term review six and farewell

Five months and 8000km on, we say goodbye to our 2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL.

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL review: Long-term report five

Part five of our 2017 Toyota RAV4 long-term report sees the little SUV stepping out of its comfort zone and into the bush.

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL long-term review four

Our long-term 2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL leaves the city behind for some longer distance touring.

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2017 Toyota RAV 4 long-term review

Read the full article here. Part five of our 2017 Toyota RAV4 long-term report sees the little SUV stepping out of its comfort zone and into the bush.    ...

2016 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Diesel Review

Read the article here. The Toyota RAV4 has long been part of the staple diet of SUV loving Australians. It was one of the first compact SUVs launched here, and remains one of the most popular. Much like rice or potatoes, it’s long been no frills yet reliable choice, a popular option alongside Mazda’s CX-5 and Nissan’s X-Trail...

2016 Toyota RAV4 Space Demonstration : 2015 LA Auto Show

Toyota's pretty proud of the luggage capacity in the 2015 Toyota RAV4, and their demo is simple but effective.  ...

2015 Medium SUV Comparison Review : Tucson, RAV4, CX-5, Forester

Read the article here. The just-released Hyundai Tucson is gunning to shoot Mazda’s CX-5 off its perch as the top-selling mid-sized SUV range in Australia. And if first impressions are anything to go by, the South Korean threat to Japanese domination looks very real indeed...

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Hyundai Tucson Elite 1.6L v Nissan X-Trail ST-L 4WD v Toyota RAV4 GXL v Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : Comparison review

The recent suite of updates added to the evergreen Toyota RAV4 suggests that the just-released 2016 facelift moves the game forward by a tangible margin for this popular mid-sized SUV range. Sharper styling, a lift in cabin features and finishes, plus improved ride, handling, comfort and safety all carry the collective promise of game-lifting and enhanced value...

Hyundai Tucson v Mazda CX-5 v Subaru Forester v Toyota RAV4: Medium Diesel SUV comparison

The just-released Hyundai Tucson is gunning to shoot Mazda’s CX-5 off its perch as the top-selling mid-sized SUV range in Australia. And if first impressions are anything to go by, the Korean threat to Japanese domination looks very real indeed...

Medium SUV Comparison : Jeep Cherokee v Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Nissan X-Trail v Ford Kuga v Subaru Forester v Hyundai ix35 v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Kia Sportage

Assembled for this mega-test are 10 models that represent one-third of total SUV volume in Australia – and that’s without including sales for the newest contender here and catalyst for this test, the Jeep Cherokee. It looks bold, it’s available only with petrol engines (for now), and it’s priced under $40,000 to compete with the mainstream...

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Toyota Australia adds 119,000 vehicles to Takata recall

Toyota has recalled a further 119,386 vehicles across various model lines and build dates as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. In this latest recall, two separate notices have been issued, one for vehicles with a faulty front passenger's airbag, with the other a re-notification for vehicles with a faulty driver's front airbag...

CarAdvice podcast 29: New Commodore teased, RAV4 reviewed, Model S goes to the outback - and win tickets to the WRC!

This week, Mandy and Paul are joined by James Wong, with the promise that there'll be none of the shenanigans (well, fewer) of last week! First up: Want to know how you can be an honorary member on the CarAdvice podcast panel in Melbourne, and on location at MotorWorld Sydney? Listen in...

2017 Toyota RAV4 pricing and specs: More equipment and safety for updated SUV - UPDATE

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Toyota RAV4 range have been revealed, bringing extra safety and personalisation options for the long-running nameplate, along with boosted equipment levels...

Toyota RAV4 recalled for rear seat belt issue, close to 100,000 cars affected

Toyota has issued a recall for RAV4 vehicles due to an issue with the rear passenger seat belt mounting. The recall affects 98,664 cars built between August 2005 and November 2012, spanning the third generation of the mid-sized SUV. Toyota Australia states that in the event of an accident the seat belt material may become caught on a metal component, potentially severing the belt...

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Toyota RAV4 Owner Reviews

2016 Toyota RAV4 GXL (4x4) review

I travelled recently to New Zealand for a road trip with my partner. We were after something economical, powerful and spacious. Not always three things that come hand-in-hand. I took my chances and hired a brand new (few thousand km) RAV4 GXL petrol AWD. We racked up 6000km in four weeks driving all through New Zealand from snow to rain to fog and being that it was a hire car, it got tested well...

2013 Toyota Rav4 Gx (2wd) Review

Fuel economy- Great! Plenty of Room for 4 adults, not much power as expected with a 2ltr engine. Find the seats a bit hard and end up with a sore back after about an hour not many features. Wish I had bought a Kluger. The new look ravs seem to have picked up there game a bit with the new colour screen entertainment unit...

2011 TOYOTA RAV4 CV Review

This car is fantastic. I've had it for 5 months & driven over 10,000kms. It's roomy for a family road trip, loads of luggage space. Underfloor storage is great for hiding valuables away from sticky beaks. Is great on road & off road. Accelerates well. Love this car.

2000 TOYOTA RAV4 Review

Ok, so it's never going to win any awards for looks. That said, it's not exactly fugly. More functional than fancy, the Rav4 is a compact 4x4 that's a bit like Dr Who's Tardis; small on the outside, big on the inside. There's plenty of room to shove a dog, a boogieboard, an esky, a tent, two suitcases and slab of beer, as long as your dog's prepared to balance precariously on the boogieboard (I should know, I've tried)...

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