What RAV4 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2005 25 4 85 11.53
2004 20 1 86 8.54
2003 145 0 58 24.92
2002 516 0 72 42.85
2001 204 0 85 21.3

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