The 2013 RAV4 is a complete refresh with a dramatically changed look at that moves it upscale.
The 2013 Toyota RAV4 continues the automaker's trend of thoughtful design and good performance, but we weren't fans of its dashboard tech powered by Entune.
Yes it's electric and yes it has a Tesla power train, but the limited range of the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV plus the slow charge times make this car a confusing mess.
Toyota puts Tesla's electric drive technology in its RAV4, making for one of the longer-range electric cars on the market.
Toyota completely redesigns its RAV4 small SUV for the 2013 model year, bringing its style and tech up to par with the rest of the lineup.
The 2013 Toyota RAV4 Limited is a fine choice and a good value, but its infotainment and its convenience technology are not the best in this crowded class.
Among the handful of electric cars hitting the market, the Toyota RAV4 EV scores a point for being the only SUV.
Toyota's electric SUV uses Tesla technology to get excellent range.
The fact that the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV is an electric SUV is less compelling than its range, where it comes in a little stronger than most electric cars.
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At the Los Angeles Auto Show 2012, Toyota looks to gain the edge on the compact crossover SUV with the newly redesigned 2013 Toyota RAV4.