Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,441 - $18,815
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
25 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
148
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$3,441 - $18,815
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
25 City / 31 HWY
Horsepower
148
Seats
5

Toyota RAV4 Models & Trims

2001 Toyota RAV4 Owner Reviews

4.46

48 Reviews

63% 21% 17% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

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The 2001 Toyota rav4 l, pick of the pack, a gem.

I really lucked out when I bought my Toyota rav4 l, it was a preowned unit, but still in great shape, as it is still. The first thing I liked about it was the full time all wheel drive, which is a huge advantage for me where I live in rural northwestern California. Also, I was fortunate enough to purchase a rav with both traction control and, amazingly, a manual transmission, which I prefer over automatic trans by a mile. The tinted windows and automatic sunroof are both awesome, although the motor on the sunroof does need replacing,( after 17 years of operation }. The rear hatch is side mounted, not top, which is usually convenient, as I am tall and am often in danger of bumping my head on the door of most small SUVs, the Toyota rav4 rear hatch is hinged on the right, putting it well out of my way making the amazingly spacious interior compartment very accessible. There are several loops and tie down options, a plus in my book, and best of all I love the way the rear seats completely unattached from the floor of the vehicle, to be removed it stored 8n whatever way is most convenient at the moment. They're heavy, so I store them in my shed to save on weight, and when the rear seats are out, the cargo area approaches the volume if a small pickup bed, with the added advantage it being totally enclosed, a bonus for security and also warm and dry in all weather conditions.

- Justin M

It is been both a versatile and a reliable vehicle for over 17 years.

I purchased my Toyota rav4 new in 2001 and am still driving it! This vehicle has needs very few repairs over the past 17 years although I do complete the regular maintenance, as suggested by Toyota. I never imagine a car would still look great and drive well after 15 years!! I am not sure if other car makers have many car on the road as daily drivers after 15 years, but Toyota has made me a customer for life. My rav4 has been reliable, versatile, and a great vehicle for a small family. It is smaller and sportier than a minivan and gets 23-26 mile per gallon. I have hauled children, furniture, and pavers in it consistently and conveniently. I am currently considering purchasing the 2018 Toyota rav4 for myself and passing this one down to my teen drivers.

- Jessica R

My vehicle is the perfect size for someone it wanting a large vehicle but also wanting a vehicle big enough to be comfy for travel. My German shepherds is rather large and she can fit in the back with the seats down with enough room to run in circles when she wants... she is 80lbs. The space is unbeatable.

My RAV4 is old but it has put up with a LOT of heavy usage. I put about 20,000 miles on it on average in year. Recently, i have needed to put some work into it because some Pieces are starting to "show their wear". The carpet seating is hard to clean unfortunately but that's expected with these seats. My paint has worn down but I also have had it through all seasons. I have not driven it in snow and ice because I don't trust myself personally on that. I have never even considered another brand of car. My first car is this Toyota, and all my future cars will be one as well. The size of the RAV4 isn't too large but it's also not to small. It's a comfy SUV that has travelled well even with a 2 Year old German Shepherd.

- Kaitlin M

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Key Specs

Category Name: Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$3,441 - $5,356
$17,415

Horsepower

Horsepower
148 hp
148 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L DOHC EFI 16
2.0L DOHC EFI 16
Interior Features

Category Name: Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Category Name: Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.4 in.
42.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.3 in.
41.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
32.6 in.
32.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.4 in.
38.4 in.

Category Name: Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Heating & Cooling

AC

AC
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5
Exterior Features

Category Name: Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Steel

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Category Name: Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98 in.
98 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
165.4 - 167.1 in.
165.4 - 167.1 in.

Width

Width
68.3 - 70.3 in.
68.3 - 70.3 in.
Mechanical Specs

Category Name: Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2877 .lbs
2910 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
148 hp
148 hp

Torque

Torque
142 ft. lbs.
142 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 .lbs
150 .lbs

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Category Name: Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.7 gal.
14.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
13 - 16 mpg
12 - 15 mpg

City

City
25 mpg
24 mpg

Highway

Highway
31 mpg
29 mpg
Safety Features

Category Name: Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Optional

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Category Name: Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety