A Nicer View Than Ever Of Middle Of The Road When we had our first shot behind the wheel of the 2013 Toyota RAV4, the overall judgment from Managing Editor Jeremy Korzeniewski could be summed up in a sentence along the lines of, "Eh, not bad." The truth is that the compact crossover segment, now filled with not-so-compact offerings, is as cutthroat as any in the industry these days. When a heavyweight player like the RAV4 comes to market with a new generation vehicle, it is not at liberty to start from a clean sheet, lest it throw cold water on a vehicle that sells tens of thousands ... Read More
A Nicer View Than Ever Of Middle Of The Road
Epic longevity As I climbed into the RAV4 that Toyota loaned me last week I was reminded that this is one very experienced crossover. Thinking back, it was seven years ago that Toyota invited me to Cambridge, Ontario to put it through its paces, a day that included a short off-road jaunt over the rugged tract of farmland in nearby Woodstock, at that ...