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The RAV4, pioneer of the compact SUVs, remains one of the best available in a growing field. This solid Toyota ranks 2nd among 16 comparable compact SUVs. Yes, It is recommended!
The quiet cabin space and improved ride are both major improvements in the 2017 RAV4. You will enjoy the more gentle suspension which has improved the ride. The finely tuned suspension system does improve the ride but it also reduced a bit of its agility. Increased insulation enhances the quiet ride. According to Consumer Reports, the 2017 RAV4 ride is better than all of its competition.
Have confidence that the 2017 RAV4 is one of the most reliable compact SUVs you can find. It is also exceptionally practical. Enjoy the rear seat comfort and space in the cargo area. Appreciate the advanced safety equipment that is now standard.
Toyota values safety. That is why all of its 2017 models have the Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P) as standard equipment. This includes adaptive cruise control, forward-collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic braking and lane departure warnings which have lane-keeping assist. All of these advanced safety features are the reason that the 2017 RAV4 received recognition as the IIHS Top Safety Pick ranking.
Fret not about the 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine. With its six speed automatic control it has enviable energy. Beyond belief, the hybrid version gives you fantastic fuel economy overall. That is the best fuel economy available, unless it is a vehicle you have to plug in. Even more enticing with the hybrid is its cost. The premium price is not a lot higher than the standard RAV4. Admittedly, the 2017 RAV4 does have a higher price tag than some of its rivals. For this price you might expect some additional equipment. Child seats are difficult to fit child seats properly.
To properly answer this question you really need to see these models up close and talk with your Toyota dealer. Go to South Hills Toyota and take a test drive. Be sure. Be satisfied.
The 2017 RAV4 appears to be the best value with standard automatic climate control and power tailgate and power sunroof in the AWD. Yet, if your budget is tight and you want a power driver's seat, try out the SE or Limited.