many features and high ratings make the Toyota RAV4 a longtime consumer favorite.

when buying used models, it can be confusing to know which years are the best

We recommend considering the 2017 and 2018 model years

Both are known for being well-built and suitable for any lifestyle, but they're also great cars especially for small families

The 2017 RAV4 is very affordable, priced around $15,600 to $25,500.

Along with many other Toyota models, the 2017 comes with many safety features that are standard

on every model, including adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, forward collision warning, and more

The 2017 model received an overall rating of about 4.8 stars from Cars.com for reliability, exterior and comfort.

There have been some complaints with the 2018 model, including brake issues and some minor steering and body/paint issues.

 Other than that, it's still a great car that, like 2017, is very affordable.

The price range is set at around $15,500 to $26,000, which is still an excellent price for such a car

Cars.com gave the 2018 RAV4 an overall rating of 4.8 stars for comfort, exterior styling, performance, interior and responsibility.

The 2017 and 2018 Toyota RAV4s are fantastic daily drivers and family cars, and their affordable prices make them more attractive than other model years.

They provide all the necessary features of a safe vehicle while being capable and stylish on the road.