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2013 Toyota RAV4

At a Glance

Pricing $23,300 - $28,410
Drive Types FWD, AWD
Engines 2.5l I4
Transmissions A6
Fuel Economy 22-24 (city), 29-31 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 47

Overview Information

The Toyota RAV4 was one of the first compact SUVs on the market. Over time, it has grown considerably. Redesigned for 2013, the RAV4 is now exclusively a five-passenger model powered by a fuel-efficient 2.5L four-cylinder engine. The RAV4 is offered in three trim levels: LE, XLE and Limited.

What Changed:

The Toyota RAV4 is all-new for 2013. The new model has familiar lines with more aggressive exterior styling. The optional seven-passenger seating has been dropped and the new RAV4 is slightly shorter height and length than the prior model. The V6 has also been dropped and all RAV4 models will include a 2.5l four-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission. The new model switches from a side-hinged rear door to a top-hinged hatch.

Official Word:

Toyota's fourth-generation RAV4 arrives in January, a reinvention of the world's original crossover sport utility vehicle. The new RAV4 offers balanced performance and capability, including great fuel efficiency, class-leading cargo capacity, striking design, and a compelling array of standard features. RAV4 is available in three trim levels: LE, XLE and Limited. "RAV4 was the original crossover SUV, a design and engineering concept now widely adopted throughout the industry," said Bill Fay, group vice president and general...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
RAV4 LE 2.5l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 24/31/27 44 $23,300
RAV4 LE 2.5l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 22/29/25 44 $24,700
RAV4 XLE 2.5l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 24/31/27 44 $24,290
RAV4 XLE 2.5l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 22/29/25 44 $25,690
RAV4 Limited 2.5l I4 (176-bhp) A6 FWD 24/31/27 47 $27,010
RAV4 Limited 2.5l I4 (176-bhp) A6 AWD 22/29/25 47 $28,410