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I hauled about 500lbs of roof shingles and misc. supplies. Have also hauled several transmissions (one at a time, not sure their weight). Handled just fine, this was when I had my bad transmission too surprisingly. Stopping distance increases greatly I might add...
Did you ever consider getting a hitch + small utility trailer? Might be a good option for stuff like this and things down the road, ie: lawn tractor, car parts, etc. I'm still working on doing this myself. The Rav4.2 has a ton of room for the size of the vehicle, but I don't want to keep abusing the interior so I'm getting a small trailer.
2003 Toyota Rav4 -- 2.0 VVT-I/Auto/4WD, 93k
Current Mods: Bugflector, AVS Ventvisors, Eclipse AVN30D, OEM Foglights, OEM Heated Mirrors
Future Mods: OEM rear-spoiler, OEM 'Sport' hood