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Hello. I'm a long time Toyota fan who's looking for a reason to return and buy a FT 4X or TJ Cruiser or Toyota Jimny or Toyota Micro SUV. I've recently been driving Kia Souls and Jeep Wranglers, but really miss being in a Toyota. Needs to be a stick, though. Don't know how to drive an automatic. :wink:

Best car I ever owned? Hands down a 2 Door Rav4! Loved that thing!
 

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Hello. I'm a long time Toyota fan who's looking for a reason to return and buy a FT 4X or TJ Cruiser or Toyota Jimny or Toyota Micro SUV. I've recently been driving Kia Souls and Jeep Wranglers, but really miss being in a Toyota. Needs to be a stick, though. Don't know how to drive an automatic. :wink:

Best car I ever owned? Hands down a 2 Door Rav4! Loved that thing!
Hi Eric....that must have been a very early RAV4, right?
 

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Sedona Sunset color! We bought it in 1998 and sold it in 2010 with 220000 miles. Great car and probably shouldn't have sold it.

Funny thing, I've emailed Toyota a couple of times suggesting that they do a limited release 2 Door Rav4 for us diehards. They humor me and try to sell me something else. :)
 

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Hey Eric. Welcome to the forum, glad to see someone else interested in the next product from Toyota. I honestly didn't even know there was a two door version of the Rav4 aha. These rumours around the Toyota Jimny must be right up your alley then. I prefer standard as well, but its getting harder to come by these days.
 

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I honestly didn't even know there was a two door version of the Rav4 aha.
There was also a 2 door convertible. That thing was sweet looking! Never drove one, though.

How many Toyota models come with a stick? I hope anything with the Cruiser name will.
 

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I believe the only new Toyota models that are available standard are the Yaris, Corolla and Tacoma. I know older models of the 4runner had a stick option as well. I know it was an option on the FJ, so hopefully whatever is taking its place get it as well.
 

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Maybe the new Toyota Rav4 with that off-road trim will appeal to you. If it wasn't for a car crash, I'd still have my old Rav4. They just don't make cars like they used to.
 

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The Adventure Rav4 is looking promising and imo the Rav4 has been long overdue for a fresh redesign. I'm looking forward to the increase in its size, as that was always one of the problems I had with the outgoing models.
 

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The Adventure Rav4 is looking promising and imo the Rav4 has been long overdue for a fresh redesign. I'm looking forward to the increase in its size, as that was always one of the problems I had with the outgoing models.
I have a current size RAV4 and it's storage capacity is amazing. I would not want it bigger. I remember one reviewer saying it is nimble because of it's size, whereas the C-RV recent redesign is no longer nimble because it has grown too large.
 

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I have a current size RAV4 and it's storage capacity is amazing. I would not want it bigger. I remember one reviewer saying it is nimble because of it's size, whereas the C-RV recent redesign is no longer nimble because it has grown too large.
I can see how Toyota can make the case to make the next RAV4 bigger in size because with the other new CUV's and SUV's they want to bring to market, it means they have to do even more to the RAV4 so it can still be highly relevant somewhere without too much overlap.
 

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I can see how Toyota can make the case to make the next RAV4 bigger in size because with the other new CUV's and SUV's they want to bring to market, it means they have to do even more to the RAV4 so it can still be highly relevant somewhere without too much overlap.
You have a good point. Especially if they come out with a smaller CUV. I am beginning to wonder if they ever will.

A larger RAV4 would remove it from consideration for me and I will just stick with my usual pattern and keep my 2015 for ten years.
 

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A larger Rav4 certainly won't get me to purchase Toyota.

If there isn't a smaller offering (TJ, Jimny, etc.) , then I just might find my way to the 2020 Ford Bronco 2 door. It will probably be some new rendition of the Troller and could really compete with the Wrangler.
 

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Yeah that new subcompact off road "Baby Bronco" definitely looks promising. Never would of thought that Ford would be one of the first companies to release a rival for the Wrangler. The FT-AC concept looked larger to me than the current Rav4, but that might just be because of its rugged styling.
 
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