For Good on-road ride, decent specification and strong diesel engines make the Toyota RAV4 a great all-round SUV.
Against Side-hinged back door can hinder practicality, while petrol versions are noisy and expensive to run.
Verdict The RAV4 is no match for prestige models, such as the Land Rover Freelander, but it's a real 4x4 that's good to drive and reasonably practical.
Go for… 2.2 D-4D T140 XT-R
Avoid… 2.0 VVT-I XT-5
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