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Toyota RAV4 Reliability

You won't find Toyota RAV4 reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Toyota RAV4 truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Toyota RAV4 reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Toyota RAV4 was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Toyota RAV4 has been recently.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2014 Toyota RAV4 28 RAV4s, 7.0 months of data per RAV4, average 8000 miles25
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Toyota RAV4 73 RAV4s, 10.0 months of data per RAV4, average 12500 miles

Redesigned.
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0% 0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Toyota RAV4 37 RAV4s, 9.7 months of data per RAV4, average 21500 miles30
30% 30% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Toyota RAV4 50 RAV4s, 10.1 months of data per RAV4, average 41200 miles19
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Toyota RAV4 56 RAV4s, 9.5 months of data per RAV4, average 51600 miles20
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Toyota RAV4 57 RAV4s, 10.4 months of data per RAV4, average 62000 miles28
10% 10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Toyota RAV4 71 RAV4s, 9.6 months of data per RAV4, average 74200 miles33
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Toyota RAV4 56 RAV4s, 9.9 months of data per RAV4, average 78500 miles43
20% 20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Toyota RAV4 43 RAV4s, 9.3 months of data per RAV4, average 95000 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Earlier common problem with ignition coils. Possible continuing common problem with the water pump.
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70% 70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Toyota RAV4   13 RAV4s, 9.2 months of data per RAV4, average 123500 miles

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2004 Toyota RAV4   14 RAV4s, 8.6 months of data per RAV4, average 118400 miles

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2003 Toyota RAV4   12 RAV4s, 8.1 months of data per RAV4, average 121100 miles

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2001 Toyota RAV4   11 RAV4s, 7.6 months of data per RAV4, average 129700 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Toyota RAV4

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 179-horsepower 2.5L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
High ratings from every car review I have read. Very high resale value and see used ones all the time with 150k+ miles - I should be able to own this 10+ years.
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Excellent long term reliablity
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
I have had zero problems with the car.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Toyota reputation.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Many, many hassle-free miles. Few repairs needed.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
See above
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
After trading in a car that was in the shop 6+ times a year, I wanted a vehicle with an above-average likelihood of reliability. This vehicle has so far lived up to reliability expectations.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Several of my family members have had Toyotas over the years with no majot issues.
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Low maintenance cost, few recalls, no issues at all no rattles or squeeks and Toyota dealer has been very fair
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
never owned toyota but based on reputation.I know several people who own toyotas and no dissapointmenta
Toyota RAV4 Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Power steering failed within 3 months of new. 4 wheel drive actuator failed.