GO
#19

in Affordable Compact SUVs

MSRP: $23,680 - $29,850
Invoice: $22,142 - $27,910
MPG: 24 City / 31 Hwy
Find the best local price: submit
How the Best Price Program works »

Toyota RAV4 Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

EXTERIOR LIGHTINGRecall Date: 01/15/2015
  • Summary: Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Toyota Rav4 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2013, to December 29, 2014, and equipped with an accessory trailer light module. The software within the module may incorrectly detect an electrical short and preventively turn off the electrical current and the trailer lights.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1140
  • Consequence: If the system incorrectly detects an electrical short and turns off the trailer lights while the trailer is being towed at night, there is an increased risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: SET will notify owners, and dealers will replace the trailer light module with a new unit with corrected software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 23, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET-15A.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAY 31, 2013 to DEC 28, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SET-15A
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V011000
EQUIPMENTRecall Date: 12/29/2014
  • Summary: Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma, FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Scion FRS, and XB vehicles. The affected vehicles may have accessories installed by SET, such as running boards or other items, that were incorrectly installed. The accessory attaching fasteners were not tightened with the proper torque, possibly causing the accessory to detach from the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3924
  • Consequence: Accessories that detach from a vehicle may result in a vehicle crash and/or personal injury.
  • Remedy: SET will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall began February 23, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET-14B.
  • Dates of Manufacture MAY 31, 2013 to DEC 16, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: SET-14B
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V828000

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Predicted Reliability Score 3_5
  • Key:
  • 5 Among The Best
  • 4 Better Than Most
  • 3 About Average
  • 2 The Rest

J.D. Power and Associates Power Circle Ratings do not include all information used to determine J.D. Power and Associates awards. See JDPower.com for more information on Power Circle Ratings. Your experience may vary.

All information provided by J.D. Power and Associates is proprietary information owned by J.D. Power and Associates and is protected by U.S. and international copyright law and conventions. Reproduction of this information, in whole or in part, by any means is prohibited without the express written consent of J.D. Power and Associates, other than printing copies of the J.D. Power and Associates content by site visitors for their personal use. J.D. Power and Associates® is a registered trademark of J.D. Power and Associates.

Warranty

The 2015 Toyota RAV4 comes with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

Next Steps: Toyota RAV4