Common Toyota RAV4 Complaints

WLion
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Common Toyota RAV4 Complaints

The Poor Fuel Economy

The poor fuel economy isn’t related to the hybrid version of the RAV4, but the regular model instead.

The RAV4 only gets up to 26 mpg in the city and up to 33 mpg on the highway. The RAV4 Hybrid gets up to 41 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway,
which is much better.

But the Nissan Kicks, which isn’t a hybrid, gets 31 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway.

Transmission Issues

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has a variety of transmission issues reported. At low
speeds, the transmission is known for lurching forward. The transmission
also has loud bangs and clunks when it forcefully shifts into gear.

2020 Toyota RAV4

Some drivers experienced issues with the transmission lagging or failing to shift into gear. They experienced a delay when pressing the gas, but other
times they suddenly lurched forward, making entering traffic dangerous.

Along with shutters, slips, and a little whiplash, people were unable to
determine the cause. Having their RAV4 reset at the dealership failed to
solve the issues.

Leaking Coolant

As recently as February 2020, Toyota issued a recall for 2019-2020 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models equipped with the 2.5-liter engines because they were
leaking coolant.

Toyota determined that the porosity in the engine castings were prone to
cracking, leading to coolant leaking in the interior and exterior.

The cracks may have been caused by air bubbles that developed in the metal
wile the engines were being manufactured.

If the coolant leaked in the interior or exterior, it could cause the
vehicle to overheat and stall, increasing the risk of accidents. Plus, the
oil may leak as well, increasing the risk of fires.

Steering Problems

The 2017 RAV4 is known for having steering issues. Drivers reported that
their RAV4s were pulling to the side as if they had a flat tire or were in
heavy crosswinds while driving on a typical day.

They have faced frustration with getting the steering to center and reported continually having to turn the steering wheel slightly to the left or right.

Also, some drivers dealt with the steering wheel, creating a knocking noise while turning or locking up while in traffic.

When taken to Toyota dealerships to fix this issue, they had their tires
rotated and realigned, but these didn’t seem to correct the problem.

In some cases, it was made worse, and drivers suddenly experienced vibration in their steering wheel while accelerating as well.

So far, we are unsure if the 2020 or 2021 RAV4 models have addressed these
issues yet.

It may be beneficial to wait for more reviews to come out before you make
your purchase.
WLion

Toyota overpriced tincans 真的是垃极

g
gulfer

I just looked at my 2021 RAV4 XLE bought last year 12-22.

32.5 MPG combined for over 3600 miles.

It dropped from 32.6mpg since my wife drove it local yesterday. I guaranty i will increase it to 32.6 after work from my 30 miles commute. It is fun to watch the mpg increases while driving.

I just filled up the tank this morning with 13.124 gallons and indicates it will ran about 420 miles.

I won't complain about RAV4's fuel efficiency

This is my 1st time to own RAV4

【 在 WLion (受伤的狮子) 的大作中提到: 】
: Common Toyota RAV4 Complaints
: The Poor Fuel Economy
: The poor fuel economy isn’t related to the hybrid version of the RAV4,
but
: the regular model instead.
: The RAV4 only gets up to 26 mpg in the city and up to 33 mpg on the
highway.
: The RAV4 Hybrid gets up to 41 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway, : which is much better.
: But the Nissan Kicks, which isn’t a hybrid, gets 31 mpg in the city and
36
: mpg on the highway.
: Transmission Issues
: ...................

w
wdmm

的确是有问题,主要是软件的问题,软件让减速的时候直接跳当从3到1.更新下软件会
好很多,但是会更耗油。不过至少这个车用的还是传统变速箱,现在许多车都用铁片变速箱,这点来说RAV4还是很厚道的。

【 在 WLion (受伤的狮子) 的大作中提到: 】
: Common Toyota RAV4 Complaints
: The Poor Fuel Economy
: The poor fuel economy isn’t related to the hybrid version of the RAV4,
but
: the regular model instead.
: The RAV4 only gets up to 26 mpg in the city and up to 33 mpg on the
highway.
: The RAV4 Hybrid gets up to 41 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway, : which is much better.
: But the Nissan Kicks, which isn’t a hybrid, gets 31 mpg in the city and
36
: mpg on the highway.
: Transmission Issues
: ...................

v
veteran8

RAV4 外形挺好看的,看上去也挺结实。
但是太单薄了。去把门开关几次知道了。
特别是你 Side by side compare Highlander.