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2019 Toyota RAV4 GXL Hybrid AWD review

An improved all-rounder with an added injection of fuel-saving hybrid tech, the new RAV4 GXL looks set to become a favourite with Aussie families.

2019 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD review

Been told you'll need to wait 6 months for your new RAV4? It's one of the most in-demand SUVs on the road, so Paul Maric wanted to find out whether it's worth the wait.

2019 Toyota RAV4 GX manual review

The new RAV4 is a good thing, with more safety kit and a more interesting interior than before. But does it make sense with a manual?

2019 Toyota RAV4 review

The fifth-generation Toyota RAV4 is the safest, roomiest and most technically advanced to date – and has the option of hybrid power for the first time.

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Top 10 SUVs off-road: Which medium SUV is the best?

So, you bought a mid-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. Can it go off-road? We take the top 10 medium SUVs off-road through three very basic tests to see if any of them can make it through unscathed...

Toyota RAV4 Cruiser review

Is a waiting list justified for the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid? Yes, absolutely. We crowned it the best medium-sized SUV on sale at the moment, and outside of a few minor gripes, it's an incredibly good car that provides outstanding value for money.

Best medium family SUV 2019: 10 SUVs, 1 winner!

When it comes to mid-sized SUVs, there's one that stands out from the rest. CarAdvice compares the 10 best selling SUVs on the segment to find out which SUV is the best on-road, which is the safest SUV and which SUV is the best value...

REVIEW: 2019 Toyota RAV4

The new Toyota RAV4 has moved with the times to appeal to modern families. To find out just how far it's come in this new fifth-generation form, Joshua Dowling takes a spin.

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Toyota RAV4 Comparisons

Medium SUV off-road test: Toyota RAV4, Holden Equinox, Mazda CX-5, Renault Koleos, Subaru Forester, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda CR-V and Nissan X-Trail

We all know your rationale when it comes to buying a medium-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. You want a vehicle with more room for the kid(s) – or kid(s) that are coming – but you also have in the back of your mind that one day you might need to go off-road. Anybody that's done any proper off-roading knows that the type of off-roading you think you're going to do, compared to the type you'll actually do, is very different...

Best medium family SUV 2019: Holden Equinox v Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Renault Koleos v Subaru Forester v Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan

Ten of the best and most popular mid-sized SUVs go head-to-head, but there can only be one winner.

2019 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

The all-new RAV4 is here. We pitch the top-spec petrol Edge against the fresh, limited-edition Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI R-Line.

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Toyota RAV4 News

Toyota recalls MY19 hybrid models for brake fix, sales stop lifted

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for hybrid versions of the Camry, Corolla, Prius and RAV4 produced between April 2019 and May 2019. "In the subject vehicles, there is a possibility components of the electronic brake booster pump assembly may have been manufactured improperly," the company says. "In some cases, the brake booster pump may stop operating...

Toyota and Lexus halt sales of select hybrids over brake issue

Toyota and Lexus Australia have put sales of various hybrid models on hold over an issue related to the regenerative braking system. “At this stage the Toyota vehicles affected are Camry, Corolla Hatch, RAV4 and Prius. For Lexus the models affected are Lexus ES and UX,” the company said in a statement...

CarAdvice podcast 157: Discussing the 2020 Holden Colorado

This week Mandy Turner joins Trent Nikolic and Josh Dowling in Sydney. In car news, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is sold out for months, Mazda will be launching an electric car in 2020, and BMW has revealed the 2019 3 Series Touring. Sam Purcell reviews the 2020 Holden Colorado after returning from the Victorian launch, and Tony Crawford was at the unveiling of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur...

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid sold out for up to four months

The new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is sold out for up to four months despite only going on sale a month ago – and despite a significant price rise. Customers are being told that if they order a RAV4 Hybrid today it won’t be delivered until “September/October”...

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Toyota RAV4 Owner Reviews

2008 Toyota RAV4 SX6 review

We moved to Australia from the UK back in 2013, and needed to find transport pretty quickly with work commitments and house-hunting duties giving us a three-week window of opportunity. We left a Mercedes C220 and a Ford Focus 1.8 behind, and were looking to buy one mid-sized SUV powerful enough to tow, it had to be reliable with decent performance, and have reasonable standard equipment including a sunroof and climate control air-con...

2009 Toyota RAV4 CV6 review

I purchased my 2009 Toyota RAV4 some four years ago. It was a car I test drove on a whim while looking around car yards. It is one of those cars that you agree to buy in your head on the test drive because you just don't want to give it back. The 2009 was, for me, a big step up from the previous generation. It's where the RAV4 crossed from fun runabout to something more serious...

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...

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