Linda just got rid of her '98 CRV with 250km on it and replaced it with a low mile '11 CRV. We checked out the RAV4's which are equally as good as the CRV, by most accounts, but in the end we thought the Honda looked and rode better and the safety rating and resale appeared to be better as well.

The Venza is a nice looking vehicle but I was a little surprised to see more reliability concerns on it than the RAV4's which use the same motors. Maybe it's just because they needed to work the bugs out, or due to the Camry chasis idunno.

If the CRV or RAV4 are large enough for your purpose Tom, I'd have those at the top of my list.
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