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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.

Toyota RAV4 Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2013 Toyota RAV4 67 RAV4s, 7.0 months of data per RAV4, average 6000 miles

Redesigned.
15
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2012 Toyota RAV4 34 RAV4s, 10.5 months of data per RAV4, average 13700 miles10
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Toyota RAV4 45 RAV4s, 9.2 months of data per RAV4, average 31000 miles23
20% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2010 Toyota RAV4 59 RAV4s, 8.6 months of data per RAV4, average 42900 miles17
0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2009 Toyota RAV4 56 RAV4s, 9.9 months of data per RAV4, average 51200 miles22
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Toyota RAV4 64 RAV4s, 10.0 months of data per RAV4, average 67400 miles28
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2007 Toyota RAV4 61 RAV4s, 9.8 months of data per RAV4, average 70800 miles28
10% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Toyota RAV4 47 RAV4s, 10.4 months of data per RAV4, average 88600 miles

Redesigned for this model year. Common problem with ignition coils.
71
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2005 Toyota RAV4   13 RAV4s, 10.7 months of data per RAV4, average 112900 miles

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2004 Toyota RAV4   10 RAV4s, 8.7 months of data per RAV4, average 107000 miles

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2003 Toyota RAV4   11 RAV4s, 7.6 months of data per RAV4, average 120700 miles

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2001 Toyota RAV4   10 RAV4s, 9.4 months of data per RAV4, average 102000 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 Toyota RAV4 Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Toyota RAV4: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
I have had zero problems with the car.
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
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
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
This vehicle has consistently rated high in all professional reviews, and in consumers reviews. I agree.
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 166-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
It goes without saying that everyone wants a reliable vehicle. I believe that Toyota is not alone in that objective, the other manufacteurs have caught up with them.
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
See above
2008 4dr SUV 269-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
Many, many hassle-free miles. Few repairs needed.
Reliability and Durability of the Toyota RAV4: 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.

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