Which year of Toyota RAV4 should I buy?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Used Vehicle Information on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at 7:13 am
2017 RAV4 driving on rural road

Here are the Highest-Rated Toyota RAV4 Model Years

Here at CrossPointe Motor Cars in Winchester, VA, we’ve seen our fair share of the Toyota RAV4. Like the Honda CR-V, it’s a very popular vehicle, which means that there are a lot of different used models to choose from. So which ones are the best?

Here at the Toyota RAV4 model years that you should buy if you want a reliable vehicle.

20217 RAV4 rear exterior view


The 2017 and 2018 Toyota RAV4 has many of the features that you’ll find on the new 2021 RAV4 models, but at a much lower cost. Sites like Kelley Blue Book and Edmunds usually value a used 2017-2018 RAV4 somewhere between $15,000 and $26,000 depending on trim, condition, mileage, etc. For comparison, the base model 2021 Toyota RAV4 LE starts at $26,150, more than a top-tier model from just three to four years ago. Both the 2017 and 2018 averaged a score of 4.8 out of 5 on the sites like Cars.com.

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The 2019 RAV4 marked the newest generation of RAV4 models. With it came a new look and more standard features than ever before. In particular, the standard Toyota Safety Sense suite makes the 2019-2020 model years an attractive option for those who value safety features on their vehicles. While there are more standard safety features on the 2019 and 2020 RAV4 models, they do cost more than the 2017-2018 ones: the average cost for 2019-2020 models is between $22,000 to $35,000.

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