2010 Toyota RAV4  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#34 of 2010 SUVs

#77 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Toyota RAV4
The RAV4, part of Toyota's lineup since 1996, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The Toyota RAV4 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The RAV4 has offered Android Auto since 2021 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it handles mud, snow, and sand with ease. Toyota offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Toyota RAV4 is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Toyota RAV4 has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Toyota RAV4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0522% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.96%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0522% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.96% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Toyota RAV4 is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Toyota RAV4 is 25% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8464Nissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderMazda TributeMercury MarinerFord EscapeChevrolet EquinoxHonda CR-VMazda CX-7Hyundai Santa FeGMC TerrainToyota RAV4Subaru ForesterComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Toyota RAV4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 84. The 2010 Toyota RAV4 is safer than the 2010 Nissan Rogue and less safe than the 2010 Mazda CX-7 and the 2010 Honda CR-V. It is about as safe as the 2010 Subaru Forester, the 2010 GMC Terrain, and the 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe.

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