2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Toyota RAV4
Are you ready to cross over to America’s fastest-growing segment? That’s right, the compact SUV, or crossover, has exploded onto the market as shoppers realized they would experience the easy maneuverability of sedans, but also enjoy the luxury of improved legroom, better visibility, and expansive cargo space of an SUV. The crossover falls somewhere in the middle, giving you the coveted happy medium. Topping many shopping lists are two models provided by some of Japan’s most popular automakers, both of which have quality reputations to uphold. With such close competition, you benefit from a couple of stellar choices. But which crossover model is right for you? It all depends on how you feel about horsepower, torque, efficiency, and overall affordability, not to mention how many people you want to bring along on your various adventures (hint: the RAV4 seats five people, while the Rogue can be upgraded to seat seven passengers with the Family Package). Let’s look at the 2017 Nissan Rogue vs the 2017 Toyota RAV4.
|2017 Nissan Rogue||vs||2017 Toyota RAV4|
|2.5-liter 4-cylinder; 170 HP, 175 lb-ft Torque||Engine||2.5-liter 4-cylinder; 176 HP, 172 lb-ft Torque|
|39.3 Cubic Feet||Cargo Capacity (All Seats in Place)||38.4 Cubic Feet|
|26/33 City/Hwy MPG||Base Fuel Economy||23/30 City/Hwy MPG|
Is the 2017 Nissan Rogue the right choice for you?
Are you ready to go Rogue, as they say? To go rogue is to break from the standard, the usual, the mundane. How you answer likely depends on what you’re looking for in a crossover. More room, a lower cost and improved fuel efficiency all feel like good reasons to pick the 2017 Nissan Rogue over the 2017 Toyota RAV4.
When it comes to power, you’ll find the two models are quite similar. What small advantage Toyota has for horsepower is swiftly recovered by the Rogue’s torque, and each vehicle is available in Hybrid trim levels for those who are environmentally conscious. Both models are also available in front- or all-wheel drive configurations, making them almost identical when it comes to the most important options.
The 2017 Nissan Rogue comes in three trim levels: S, SV, and SL, and the Hybrid options include the SV and SL trims. The base model starts out with LED Daytime Running Lights, a rearview camera, the Advanced Drive Assist Display, Divide-N-Hide Cargo System, power windows and locks, and integrated key with remote keyless entry. The numbers and options speak for themselves. Contact us to find out more about the 2017 Rogue today!