Re: Anyone own a 06 & up Rav 4 with the V6?
The Sport is nice... probably the best value. You get the 18 inch rims, colour-keyed exterior trim, tint, foglights and better seats. They drive really nice; solid, pretty agile and lotsa power. For another $1800 there is a package that gives you heated leather seats too.
In this category if you want a V6 you're up against Jeep (Liberty) Ford (Escape) and Hyundai (Tucson) For a little more money you can go to an Xterra, which is much more truck-like (which is fine if that's what you're looking for) and doesn't have nearly the features for the money. There's also the Chev Equinox / Pontiac Torrent which are basically re-skinned Venture vans with the old pushrod 12-valve GM V6. Honda are insisting that they won't be putting a V6 in the CR-V so until they do I'd say the V6 RAV is easily best-in-class.
And then there's this asshole...