The 2020 Toyota Rav4 is a Very Good Compact SUV
2020 Toyota Rav4 Review by The Straight Pipes. The 2020 Toyota Rav4 Limited is pumping out 203hp 184lb ft tq. At $41,505 CAD, would this be your pick over the Subaru Forester, Subaru Outback, Hyundai Santa Fe, Hyundai Tucson, Honda CRV, Honda Passport, Honda HRV, VW Tiguan, Nissan Rogue, Nissan Kicks?
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  • TheStraightPipes

    What do think of the Rav4? Which trim would you get?

    • Jonathan Atamaniuk
      Jonathan Atamaniuk

      TheStraightPipes after sitting in one at the Canadian International Auto Show.... there is no way I would buy one unless it was the only vehicle I could get. Not comfortable for me at all. Yakub I have no idea how at 6’1 you’re comfortable in that front seat, I actually felt kinda cramped in there... and I’m only 6’. 😣

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    • Al Heiman
      Al Heiman

      @Jonathan Atamaniuk not sure where you are getting your mpg from. Rav4 and CRV are almost identical. I have a 2013 Rav4 and I have 2 friends with a newer Rogue, and I get better mpg than them both. If think Toyota and Honda are both very reliable. I can't say that for the Rogue since my friends have had reliability issues. Something wrong with the Nissan cvt. It's still all personal preference. I'm not a brand snob. I'll drive anything if I like it. But when they are close, it's gonna be a Toyota or a Honda, and maybe a Nissan or Subaru, or even a Hyundai. Not even gonna try the Ford and Chevy.

    • Jonathan Atamaniuk
      Jonathan Atamaniuk

      Al Heiman they’re all pretty much personal choice now. I love the Rogue because I currently drive an Altima and the Rogue is extremely familiar for me. I love the CR-V because I know how insanely reliable they are. And both of them are exceptionally roomy inside. Seriously they’re the ideal SUVs for a family of four. The RAV4, I get why people love them but for me the fuel economy is also far lower than the Rogue or the CR-V and I just can’t get comfortable inside. Absolutely a hybrid fixes one of those issues, but for me personally I just am more drawn to the other two long before the RAV4. Change that to a Highlander vs their Nissan and Honda challengers and for me it’s the same thing again. Push up to a Sequoia... well then I change my mind almost entirely lol.

    • Al Heiman
      Al Heiman

      @Christophe Joseph I am 6'4" and I had about 4" of extra space above my head with seat raised about half way up. I had the power seat through.

  • Raymond Zayas
    Raymond Zayas

    Wow, this RAV4 is bad. I’d go for a CX-5.

  • Merilus Marcelin
    Merilus Marcelin

    Is the best rav4 Toyota❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤love you rav4 Toyota is very very good 🚘🚘🚘

  • CNB

    Check ’Moose test’ for this car, it’s unsafe!

  • Andrea Salmon
    Andrea Salmon

    I got the toyato r4 base model and I think the driving it’s great I think the camera on the car could be better I just got it so far it’s has great power to drive as I said I just got it I will come back here later on to give more comments

  • Silent Refusal
    Silent Refusal

    Ummmm excuse me. In the competition, the Hyundai equivalent of RAV-4 would be Tucson actually, not Santa Fe. Are you sure you wanna take Tucson over Santa Fe?

  • Caleb Jared
    Caleb Jared

    Do a collab with TFL Truck and do the Rubicon with them!

    • TheStraightPipes

      That would be fun

  • Cesar E Quevedo
    Cesar E Quevedo

    "Let's go Places"...that is...if the engine doesn't brake...LOL!...

  • rick777888

    Better than the Honda CR-V or Kia Sportage?

  • Bobby Brady
    Bobby Brady

    Boxy ugly. Square wheel cutouts makes it look even worse. Too big too.

  • Bobby Brady
    Bobby Brady

    Nothing "compact" about that.

  • gange21

    I like that you guys can openly disagree about stuff, in an unscripted, natural kind of way. I like your reviews. Keep it up!!

  • Ian Harrington
    Ian Harrington

    i could do without the "heres what you can expect" part

  • Channy Production
    Channy Production

    We own a 2019 rav4 and we love it but wish it had more power it feels like the 4 cylinder Camry engine was a bad idea

  • Michael Witkowski
    Michael Witkowski

    The XLE trim is fine for me. Does that wireless phone charger work through a Mophie Juice Pack?

  • Tamiya Tyro
    Tamiya Tyro

    “Give me two big numbers, I don’t want to think.” This is the reason children should not vote.

    • Davis Lawrence
      Davis Lawrence

      Children don't vote anywhere I'm aware of

  • Walid Korayim
    Walid Korayim

    you guys are very informative and easy to watch. you should have more subscribers. wish you guys success.

  • Brian

    Isn’t the RAV4 a midsize SUV? Only in North America is this a compact SUV.

  • Breaker 1
    Breaker 1

    What is the ride like stiff/firm or soft and luxorious?

  • mike Ab
    mike Ab

    I bought one of these for my Wife and I bought my self a TRACKHAWK LOL

  • BIG APPLE Smile9
    BIG APPLE Smile9

    You guys are doing amazing job on reviews on cars but missing something please show us breaking and body rolling using orange cone on road please if u can 👍👍👍👍🙏

  • FX

    I really respect Japanese cars... back in the days I used to only drive them. There is only one problem with them. Even though they are reliable, they just don't have this thing... this quality of materials, that solid feel while driving it. Once I switched to the Germans I just can look back. Even Lexus top end products just can't touch the German quality of materials... Of course I'm having various headaches regarding German shitty reliability, but I'm aware of this. I accept it. Why can't a rav4 be like an Audi q5 in terms of design and interior quality... I'd lay extra 20gs to have a reliable and premium feel Japanese car. Looked into RX350 f sport recently and it's pathetic. Pathetic awd system that doesn't pass any roller test and the interior is just ok. Sat in a new q7 and x5.... Dear Lord. Completely different car. A lot better to the eye and touch.

  • Sterling Archer
    Sterling Archer

    what glasses are those?

  • Sachin Kumar
    Sachin Kumar

    Do a jeep compass trailhawk review!!

  • smalltownmoto 1
    smalltownmoto 1

    Old intro plz! Don’t fix what ain’t broke! ✌🏻🇨🇦

  • japekto

    Sorry guys. I don't floor any car I have to pay for. Gimmee one for free and I'll gladly floor it. ;-)

  • Mike McCreadie
    Mike McCreadie

    I KNOW that beauty is in the eye... but how the scary fk can you guys think that this is good looking? The front of it looks like someone forced a softened chocolate bar into some coastal defences and spray-painted the result. And square wheel arches. I mean, square wheel arches. Square. Wheel. Arches. I never thought I'd see a car that didn't suit round wheels.

  • 수미셸

    Hmm. I wonder if they'll get access to the GR-Four Yaris

  • Dave Roush
    Dave Roush

    Well I love my Hyundai Santa Fe.

  • Ben Haze
    Ben Haze

    The plastic cladding on the wheel wells and bottom of the doors is just so horrendous. The ugliest design ever.

  • John Chang
    John Chang

    It failed moose test ...

  • Quix

    Don't need a preview on a SLsoft vidoe. If I'm here, I'm watching it.


    I wish the 2020 RAV4 got 2.5l V6 engine!

  • bird718

    test drove the rav4 in september, didnt like it at all, ended up buying bmw x3.

  • Taylor Hayden
    Taylor Hayden

    What a hilariously unimpressive vehicle.

  • In Korea
    In Korea

    Never floor my car. But when I get home and dinners not read, I will floor my wife

  • resty joson
    resty joson

    Word it really does look like a baby 4Runner. Spot on. And I hate getting into that front passenger seat. I always have to tilt my head awkwardly just to get in that side.

  • Dashcam Dumbasses
    Dashcam Dumbasses

    The biggest mistake Toyota did was cutting out the V6 model. I guess you can blame the customer base being too cheap and being too fuel economy minded (The V6 never burnt much more fuel than the 4 banger). With this power plant and having the vehicle loaded up with passengers and the AC on it struggles in passing situations. In this day and age where power is so cheap to get on a vehicle I ask this question; Why is it so underpowered?

  • bl00dboi

    why does it sounds nicer than most hot hatches the fuuuck

  • Benson Chung
    Benson Chung

    Can you review the 2021 Rav4 Prime when it comes out later this year? I heard the drive experience is much better.

  • Zoe Galeas
    Zoe Galeas

    Hey Man, Suggest Toyota to increase the EV range, 39 MILES IS NOTHING compare to Tesla model Y.

  • G -
    G -

    WARNING ABOUT HYBRID RAV4 I purchased a 2020 and when i bought it at the dealership it said 580 on the trip tell empty. Then i went to fill up and i could get the gas nozzle to lock onto my tank i had to hold it away ( about 1 inch ) away from the tank then after the fill up it said 560. Went to a Arco and the nozzle locked on it filled up and cost $10 less!!! (Problem alert) the trip range said 509! I reported it to Toyota Corporate and the rep told me they have a prototype fix (new tank sensor) that seems to be working. Im hoping my car qualifies for it. Ill keep you updated.

  • pepperjake44

    You guys know enough about rating cars as I know about performing brain surgery.

  • Vino Zorolla
    Vino Zorolla

    The problem with all car reviewer is after reviewing expensive car, they will think all cheap cars for normal people are trash.

  • lord adams Camat
    lord adams Camat

    Do you have Toyota Fortuner in your country or it's named differently?

  • Bill H
    Bill H

    Everyone knows you’re still going to watch these videos no matter what intro they have, so why whine about it? Does it hurt to preview before the actual review? Lemme answer Good job, Bevis, and Butthead. Carry on.

  • trbdann2

    Why review all the Rav4 but not the hybrid? the toyota hybrid would be the only reason I'd get a Rav4.. nothing appealing in any ICE Rav4..

  • Tommy Nakajima
    Tommy Nakajima

    He still says Tieyoda

  • Porsche993

    Like the old intro better

  • AhmadBariz Fardoost
    AhmadBariz Fardoost

    this is my car in 2022. ensha'Allah

  • Deoxys X
    Deoxys X

    More comments about the intro than the car. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it fellas

  • Tre da 5'9
    Tre da 5'9

    Hey guys, why haven't you looked at a Kia Sportage? It surprised me with your love of Kia/Hyundai vehicles. I test drove their AWD turbo'd top trim last year and it was surprisingly fun to drive. You guys should see what you can do.

  • Adam Brown
    Adam Brown

    You're 6'1. Saying the half sounds pathetic.


    Reliable Eff a Ford/Chevy... #YotaGANG

  • Ivan L
    Ivan L

    This is just compact SUV and you guys complain a lot... you want to floor it and being fast then buy Grand Cherokee Trackhawk!!

  • Dalen D
    Dalen D

    Keep the new intro!!!

  • acidj4zz

    I wish they made a manual for these again.

  • Frank Shelby
    Frank Shelby

    That was the first thing I noticed, horrible head room in the passenger seat, and I'm not really tall at 5'11". Any taller and you really can't sit there unless you recline the seat a fair amount. I also don't like the transmission, shifts way too frequently, especially at lower speeds. Otherwise, pretty happy so far.

  • Jim Simcox
    Jim Simcox

    We got a new LE (FWD only) this Summer. It is the lightest RAV4 with no moonroof and no rear driveline components. As long as you're willing to wring out the engine, it is quick enough in manual shift mode. Love the looks and it is a great on gas wife loves that part. We got out of a 2008 V6 RAV4...this falls short, but that's to be expected. We are looking forward to the RAV4 Prime next year. And yes, I have done full throttle on all my cars....none of which were burnouts.

  • Zaynoun Sunna'a
    Zaynoun Sunna'a

    Why car reviewers don't care about what really consumers want? An excellent reliable cost efficient cars .. Omg it's not fun or cool .. who the fuck cares ..