What used Toyota RAV4 4x4 will I get for my budget?
Around £10,000 to £12,000 is the starting point for this generation of RAV4. This should get you a 2013 or 2014 car with an average mileage for the year, bought either privately or from an independent dealer. Up the wedge to between £13,000 and £15,000 and you’ll be able to secure a late 2014 or 2015 model, most probably diesel-powered, as most of them are, with an average mileage and bought from an independent or franchised dealer. Later 2016 cars start at between £16,000 and £18,000.
How much does it cost to run a Toyota RAV4 4x4?
Unsurprisingly, it’s the diesel RAV4 that’s the most economical. The 2.0 D-4D has a claimed average fuel consumption figure of 60.1mpg. The 2.5-litre petrol-electric hybrid model returns a claimed average of 57.6mpg in the Business Edition trim, while the 2.0-litre petrol claims 43.5mpg.
Insurance groups range between a respectable 22 for the lowest petrol model up to 29 for the top-spec hybrid version.
The RAV4 is a largely dependable car. And, despite its size, it shouldn’t cost a fortune to service. Toyota dealers offer a flexible service plan for used cars that can be tailored to your individual needs, based on your annual mileage and the period of time you require the plan for. You can spread the cost of your regular service bills via a monthly direct debit, too.