2018 Toyota RAV4 Reviews Pile on the Praise

February 22nd, 2018 by

2018 Toyota RAV4 SE, Limited Hybrid, and XLE Hybrid

With glowing 2018 Toyota RAV4 reviews coming in from such prestigious sources as Edmunds.com, Kelley Blue Book, and The Car Connection, critics seem unabashed in their praise of this popular SUV.

Overall comments include:

  • “If you’re shopping in that price range, the 2018 RAV4 is certainly worth a look.” – Edmunds.com
  • “Among the numerous compact-SUV choices out there, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 remains a standout.” – Kelley Blue Book
  • “If you’re in the market for a five-seat compact crossover SUV, or at least some combination of those attributes, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is almost certainly on your list.” – The Car Connection

Let’s take a look at how critics responded to features and performance.

MPG and Performance

“All versions of the RAV4 ride well, especially LE and XLE models with their 17-inch alloy wheels.” – The Car Connection

The performance of the RAV4 remains strong while making up to 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway* as standard. The Adventure trim improves ground clearance while adding several features for off-roading, and the Tow Prep package increases its maximum tow rating to 3,500 pounds.

2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure in forest
2018 Toyota RAV4 Adventure tows trailer to forest


“There’s an abundance of head- and legroom throughout the cabin. Four 6-footers will have no problem on a long road trip.” – Edmunds.com

The Edmunds.com 2018 Toyota RAV4 review drew attention to the spacious interior, which offers tall doors, a low step-in height, and up to 73.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Comfort features abound — treat yourself to a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel and heated front seats.

Driver in 2018 Toyota RAV4
2018 Toyota RAV4 Interior Cabin


“Toyota’s dedication to safety is apparent in the 2018 RAV4 compact-crossover SUV.” – The Car Connection

All Toyota RAV4 trim levels provide Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) as standard, which includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. Whether slipping through Aurora traffic or changing lanes between Joliet and Oak Brook, expect to drive with total confidence.

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* 2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.