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9.0
/ 10
On Safety
BASE INVOICE
$27,881
BASE MSRP
$30,305
On Safety
Especially when you consider all the electronic aids, the 2011 Toyota RAV4 offers well-rounded active and passive safety.
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Expert Quotes:

'Good,' frontal offset; 'good,' side impact; 'good,' rear impact; 'acceptable,' roof strength
IIHS

Not yet tested
NHTSA

Rearward visibility is slightly hampered by thick roof pillars, but not enough to necessitate a rearview camera.
Edmunds



With good crash-test results and an extensive safety-feature list, the 2011 Toyota 4Runner leaves a positive safety impression.

The 4Runner has achieved top 'good' ratings in frontal, side, and rear impact tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), though it scored only 'acceptable' in the new IIHS roof strength test. The model still hasn't been tested by the more stringent federal NCAP test program that's been introduced for 2011.

All V-6 4Runner models get electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes with Brake Assist, and Hill-start Assist Control (HAC) for safe uphill starts, and all 4WD models get Downhill Assist Control, to help maintain a slow, steady speed down steep slopes. Also newly available is Safety Connect, a system that's similar to General Motors' OnStar, bringing 24-hour roadside assistance and allowing location of your stolen vehicle or emergency location for accidents.

Some models include a small screen built into the rearview mirror that provides a fish-eye camera view backward for parking assistance. All 4Runners also come with eight standard airbags, including front side bags, side-curtain bags for the second and third rows, and front knee bags for the driver and passenger.

Conclusion

Especially when you consider all the electronic aids, the 2011 Toyota RAV4 offers well-rounded active and passive safety.

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