The new 2013 Toyota RAV4 is more than eight inches longer than the 2012 model. That means it boasts a roomier interior than its predecessor, and more cargo space.

But while the overall interior is larger, the biggest gains come in the backseat. There's more legroom than last year, and the rear seats are among the most comfortable of any small SUV. The rear seats also recline for added comfort -- a feature typically reserved for luxury models.

In addition to extra legroom, the latest RAV4 is also wider than the outgoing model. That means there's a little more breathing room inside. Overall, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 offers about 25 percent more interior space -- and cargo room -- than the previous version.

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Brian Moody heads up the AutoTrader.com editorial team. An automotive writer and presenter for more than 12 years, he's contributed to such media outlets as CNBC, Edmunds.com, Fox Business, Speed TV and The Today Show.

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