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 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2012 51 5 219 15.59
2011 44 11 168 12.07
2010 62 14 193 19.67
2009 60 15 173 21.95
2008 172 14 228 44.83
2007 335 14 228 51.78
2006 179 11 229 28.65

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