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Toyota RAV4, SUV
#756 of 2127 RAV4 or CR-V
Oct 17, 2002 (9:55 am)
Just go test drive both. Go see them in person and sit in both of them. The CRV is bigger, roomier, and has more power. I, myself, like the look of the RAV4. The CRV is too boxy, but then most Honda cars are boxy now. Because the current RAV4 has been out for two years, Toyota is discounting the 2003, $1000 off some option packages. On top of that, most dealers will sell it $500 to $800 over invoice. While the current CRV model is brand new, most dealers will sell it at MSRP. So guess which one I bought?
#757 of 2127 Re: RAV4 or CR-V
Oct 17, 2002 (12:44 pm)
totalnet - Thanks. We properly take the RAV4 because of the factory incentive and saving. I think the seating and comfort is similar to my '93 Accord. I don't know why the CR-V is selling at MSRP. Are they coming from Japan or England? I thought they usually don't have any supply & demand problems.
#758 of 2127 Re: RAV4 or CR-V
Oct 17, 2002 (12:48 pm)
BTW - If I take the RAV4, what most popular package and accessories are good to have and what's not? I think I need 4WD and power everything.
Oct 18, 2002 (9:00 am)
Does anyone know where can I buy the genuine Toyota parts and accessories (aftermarket also) for the 2001-03 RAV4?
#763 of 2127 RAV4 or CR-V
Oct 21, 2002 (10:51 am)
The demand for the CR-V is pretty high right now, being a new redesign model. Demand is always higher for Honda. Honda is a smaller company than Toyota, so it makes product fewer cars and has less models in general. Both the CR-V and RAV4 are made in Japan.
Toyota's packages are really wierd. They have different package options for different area of the country. Like I haven't seen a AWD with sport package in California. But basically there are three levels of packages availible for the RAV4. Base, Sport, Limited. In my area, the basic will alway come with quick package, which includes AC and power windows/door locks. Sport and Limited in my area will alway come with sunroof and alloy wheels. Anyway, go to www.toyota.com and put in your zip code in the built your own RAV4 section. You will see what the package options they have in your area.
#764 of 2127 Dash Noise Fixed
Oct 26, 2002 (2:06 pm)
My '01 RAV had an annoying crackling noise coming from the middle dash area, so I took it to the dealer. He test drove it and immediately diagnosed the noise as coming from the bottom windshield area. I made a 1 1/2 hour appointment for warranty repair, they worked on it, and it makes absolutely no noise now.
#765 of 2127 Help me out a bit please
Nov 04, 2002 (10:55 am)
I am looking to possibly get another mini-ute in the coming months and have looked at many of them (Tribape, CR-V, RAV4, Subies, even the Xterra etc.) From my research it seems to boil down to the following:
Want passenger space: CR-V
Want power: Tribape
Want off-road prowess: X-terra
Want car-like manners: Subies
My question is, what is the stand-out trait that the RAV4 offers? Thanks in advance for input!