2013 Toyota RAV4  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#48 of 2013 SUVs

#118 of all 2013 vehicles


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


The 2013 Toyota RAV4 is somewhat unsafe 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 2013 Toyota RAV4 has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Toyota RAV4 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0542% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1914%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0542% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.1914% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 is 13% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 is 30% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is about as safe as many comparable models.

8757Mazda 5Nissan RogueMitsubishi OutlanderToyota RAV4Subaru ForesterMazda CX-5Ford EscapeSubaru OutbackJeep CompassHonda CR-VHyundai TucsonGMC TerrainComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Toyota RAV4 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 87. The 2013 Toyota RAV4 is safer than the 2013 Mazda 5 and the 2013 Nissan Rogue and less safe than the 2013 Hyundai Tucson, the 2013 Honda CR-V, the 2013 Jeep Compass, the 2013 Subaru Outback, and the 2013 Ford Escape. It is about as safe as the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander, the 2013 Subaru Forester, and the 2013 Mazda CX-5.

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