The market for crossovers and SUVs in America is enormous. 

Over 45% of the 13.75 million passenger cars sold in the nation in 2022 were crossovers.

With nearly 333,000 units sold in the same year, the Toyota RAV4 was America's best-selling SUV.

Popularity of the Toyota RAV4 extends beyond US borders.

The Toyota RAV4 gained the title of the world's best-selling SUV for the fourth year in a row in 2022 with

It was also the second-best-selling passenger car on the globe, only behind the Corolla, another Toyota model.

Launched in North America in 1996, the Toyota RAV4 (Recreational Active Vehicle with 4WD) 

Although the 1st-generation RAV4 was a bit too small for Americans, the 2nd and succeeding generations 

Combining car-like comfort with the ride height and some of the utility of a small pickup truck

the RAV4 steadily gained popularity through the decades.

The Toyota badge's reputation for quality, durability, and reliability didn't hurt the RAV4's ascent 

Not all Toyota RAV4s, however, share the same levels of reliability. After all, every change in design

 Thus, some generations or model years are often more reliable than others.

If you're in the market for a used Toyota RAV4, this is the perfect read for you.