2018 Toyota RAV4 Reviews

October 19th, 2018 by

2018 Toyota RAV4

The 2018 Toyota RAV4 might be the ideal crossover SUV for Calhoun drivers shopping for a new vehicle. The RAV4 has been one of the most popular compact SUVs over the years, and it’s easy to see why the 2018 model year will continue that trend. See what the automotive experts have been saying in their Toyota RAV4 reviews to find out what the RAV4 does best.

Kelley Blue Book

2018 Toyota RAV4

Kelley Blue Book praises this vehicle for its practicality, and it is well-earned with an EPA-estimated 23/30 city/highway mpg, and 140.3 cubic feet of interior volume. Here is what the reviewers had to say:

  • “The perfect vehicle for those who want worry-free ownership experience”
  • “Roomy interior, excellent fuel economy, and high resale values”
  • “Toyota’s dedication to safety is apparent in the 2018 RAV4 compact-crossover SUV”

Car and Driver

Car and Driver calls the Toyota RAV4 “attractive to weekend warriors and pragmatic types alike,” with available features like dual-zone automatic climate control, heated mirrors, and fog lamps to make Cartersville drives easier. Car and Driver says:

  • “Angled headlamps and sharply creased bodywork give the RAV4 an assertive presence”
  • A “practical, comfortable, and easy going ute [utility vehicle]”
  • “Spacious cabin” and “straightforward controls”

Edmunds.com likes the Toyota RAV4 for its 73.4 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity, as well as its standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS) technology, which includes features like Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and more. The Edmunds.com experts describe the RAV4 below:

  • “One of the largest, most versatile cargo areas in the segment”
  • “Advanced safety and driver aids come standard”
  • “Rides smoothly in a variety of conditions”

J.D. Power

J.D. Power also cites the RAV4 safety features in its review, as well as the extended trim level options with the RAV4 Adventure trim, which includes styling like thick gray cladding and silver rocker panel trim, and additional functionality like a cargo-area power outlet. J.D. Power states:

  • The “new RAV4 Adventure variant arrives, adding more rugged capability”
  • The RAV4 interior is “all about utility,” “packed with storage bins, trays, nooks, and crannies”
  • “Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) suite of driver-assistance and collision-avoidance technologies standard on every 2018 RAV4”

Experience the RAV4 at Riverside Toyota

Browse our inventory to find a Toyota RAV4 for sale near Cedartown, compare the RAV4 to the Highlander, or take a test drive to experience the comfortable ride and ample cargo space in person! You can also see how the competition measures up by comparing Toyota Safety Sense™ vs. Honda Sensing®.

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