2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid SE AWD Test Drive

“2018 Toyota RAV4 SE AWD Hybrid” RAV4 Adds grades for More Action The compact crossover movement was pioneered by the Toyota RAV4 more than two decades ago, providing owners with the means for off-the-beaten-path adventuring. Toyota now expands the scope of the RAV4 to new heights for the 2018 model year with a new Adventure…

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2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With sales of SUVs growing at a record pace, Toyota RAV4 topped the chart at the end of 2017, just beating several tough competitors to claim the best-selling SUV title. After spending the last week driving the 2018 RAV4 Hybrid, it was easy for us to see why Toyota sells…

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NWAPA Mudfest 2016 – Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Shelton, Wash. – One of our favorite events each year is the annual Northwest Automotive Press Association’s (NWAPA) Mudfest. We were involved in the creation of the annual SUV evaluation and have participated in a majority of the programs during the event’s 22-year history. Mudfest has evolved through the years…

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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited Test Drive

“2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited FWD” RAV4 refreshed as 8th Toyota Hybrid – new SE grade added 1984 marked the debut of the original Toyota RAV Four concept, which went on to become the 1994 2-door Toyota RAV4, bowing in both Japan and Europe. The RAV4 made its North American debut in 1996. The Second-generation…

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Toyota RAV4 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Compact SUVs and crossovers are nearly as hot as Apple’s iPhone 6. Nearly every manufacturer has one, and there’s one for every budget from the low $20,000s to nearly $100,000. After 19 years in that market category, the Toyota RAV4 continually ranks as one of the top selling models. Entering…

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2013 Toyota RAV4 EV Test Drive

“2013 Toyota RAV4 EV joins forces with Tesla”  Toyota has stepped outside its box, joining forces in a unique collaboration with Tesla Motor Corporation in sharing technology rather than exclusive development in house – particularly battery technology. This association was inspired by Akio Toyoda, president and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation. The development project resulting…

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Test Driving the 2013 Toyota RAV4

By Bill Schaffer Carefree, Ariz. – Toyota has taken many lumps the last couple of years but the company is working hard to earn back the sterling reputation it has enjoyed the last decade. That reputation for high quality, well-designed vehicles has also helped Toyota to sell their way back into the top position as…

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2013 Toyota Rav4 – Video

Nik J Miles from https://ourautoexpert.com takes a look at the 2013 Toyota Rav4 If you watched the 2013 Super Bowl you will have already seen the 2013 Toyota Rav4 and if you take a trip to you Toyota dealership you will be able to see it for yourself. The Rav4 is credited with creating the…

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2013 Toyota RAV4

“Toyota’s fourth generation RAV4 is all new” By Arv Voss Toyota’s 2013 RAV4 small SUV goes on sale in January marking the start of its fourth generation. The new RAV4 is a reinvention of the world’s original crossover vehicle….

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Test Drive: 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

“2012 Toyota RAV4 EV joins forces with Tesla” Toyota has stepped outside its box, joining forces in a unique collaboration with Tesla Motor Corporation in sharing technology rather than exclusive development in house – particularly battery technology. This association was inspired by Akio Toyoda, president and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation. The development project resulting…

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