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2020 Toyota RAV4 GX automatic review

Toyota’s latest-generation RAV4 has stormed to the top of the sales charts and is currently our favourite mid-sized SUV. But does it still appeal in its most basic form?

2019 Toyota RAV4 Edge petrol auto review

If you want an AWD RAV4 that isn't hybrid, you've got one choice, the Edge. While the hybrid is incredibly efficient, there's still something to be said for the petrol-only variant.

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.

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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

Hybrid SUV comparison review: Subaru Forester Hybrid v Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

It’s fuel pumps at dawn as a new petrol-electric version of the Subaru Forester tries to displace the Toyota RAV4 as the world’s best – and most frugal – $40,000 hybrid SUV.

2020 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

The Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Tiguan are two of the best mid-sized SUVs you can buy right now. But which model appeals the most in entry-level guise?

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...

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Toyota RAV4 News

Suzuki adopts plug-in hybrid Toyota RAV4 in Europe, Australia unlikely  

Do not adjust your eyes. This is not photoshop, this is Suzuki’s re-nosed version of the Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid. It has just gone on sale in Europe and is one of the first shared vehicles under the new partnership between the two Japanese car makers. Last year Toyota pledged to buy 24 million shares in Suzuki valued at roughly ¥96 billion (AU$1...

Australia's most affordable hybrid and electric cars

The list of electric car and hybrid car options in Australia expands with every passing year, but their often prohibitive cost – particularly in the case of EVs – remains a major barrier to their uptake. Hybrid drivetrains are complex, while batteries for hybrid or electric cars are expensive to manufacture, which bumps up the price of hybrid and electric cars across the board...

10 cars that beat the coronavirus

Australians are treating themselves to “getaway cars” in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, so they can holiday at home rather than travel overseas. The federal government’s $150,000 instant asset tax write-off has also accelerated sales of certain work vehicles...

Toyota RAV4 recalled for fault in crucial suspension component

Toyota Australia has issued a recall of 1552 examples of its RAV4 SUV produced between 25 September 2019 and 17 October 2019 due to a crucial suspension component that may fail. The recall affects both petrol and hybrid RAV4s with model codes AXAH54, AXAH52, MXAA52 and AXAA54...

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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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