2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Toyota Rav4

Nissan Rogue Toyota Rav4
Starting MSRP Starting at $23,240 Starting at $23,680
City/Highway MPG 26 city/33 highway 24 city/ 31 highway
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Available Engines 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder 2.5-liter 4-cylinder
Available Drivetrains FWD, AWD FWD, AWD
Base Horsepower 170 hp 176 hp
0-60 Time 9 sec 8.7 sec
Overall NHTSA Safety Rating 4 Stars 4 Stars
Seating Capacity 5, 7 5
Front Head Room 41.6″ 39.8″
Front Leg Room 43.0″ 42.6″
Rear Leg Room 37.9″ 37.2″
Cargo Volume 39.3 cu ft 38.4 cu ft
Heated Seats Available Available
Navigation Available Available
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Perhaps the most useful vehicle on the market is the crossover. Large enough to lead a carpool, yet efficient enough to rival many sedans, the crossover is the ultimate convenience vehicle.  Two of the leading vehicles of this class include the Nissan Rogue, and the Toyota Rav4. Known for exceptional value, dependable performance, and innovative safety features, the Nissan Rogue and Toyota Rav4 are excellent vehicles. But, which should you purchase? Keep reading as we compare the 2016 Nissan Rogue and Toyota Rav4 side by side.

Competitive Advantages of the Nissan Rogue:

  • More standard safety features at a lower starting MSRP

  • Greater interior and cargo capacity

  • Engineered to be more efficient and safety-driven

  • Upscale interior with useful infotainment features

 

Comfort

The Nissan Rogue offers far greater interior comforts than the Toyota Rav4, offering more driver and passenger room, and more cargo room. Whether its daily errands or weekend road trips, you’d be mistaken not to choose the Rogue.

Convenience

Finally- a vehicle with complete visibility. The Nissan Rogue steps ahead of the competition by offering an “Around View” camera system, featuring four cameras mounted front, rear, and on the mirrors to provide a 360-degree fish-eye view of your surroundings.

Cost

The Nissan Rogue is offered at a starting MSRP $440 less than the Toyota Rav4. In addition to the lower starting MSRP, the Nissan Rogue features more standard features, making the most of your dollar.

Dimensions

The Nissan Rogue measures 182″ L x 72″ W x 66″ H while the Toyota Corolla measures 180″ L x 73″ W x 65-67″ H. Overall, the Nissan Rogue offers greater passenger and cargo volume.

Drivetrain

The Nissan Rogue and Toyota Rav4 are offered in Front Wheel Drive and All Wheel Drive drivetrains, performing just as well on city streets as forest trails.

Handling

The Nissan Rogue was praised for offering a smooth, nimble ride on varying road surfaces whereas the Toyota Rav4 was criticized for offering little comfort over changing road conditions, such as bumps.

Performance

The Nissan Rogue and Toyota Rav4 are similar in performance potential, with similar horsepower and acceleration speeds. However, the Nissan Rogue steps ahead by offering a more fuel efficient ride.

Utility

The Nissan Rogue offers the ability to be equipped with third-row seating, ultimately providing seating for up to seven, while the Toyota Rav4 only allows for seating for up to five.

Warranty

The Nissan Rogue and Toyota Rav4 offer an identical basic warranty, spanning 3 years/36,000 miles.

Winner: Nissan Rogue – Nissan Rogue vs Toyota Rav4

For the driver willing to look past the groupthink of traditional crossovers, the Nissan Rogue is the superior choice. Moving beyond the sterile uniformity of traditional crossovers, the Nissan Rogue provides modern technology, innovative utility, and noble safety features. Experience the all-new Nissan Rogue for yourself, only at Garber Nissan on Bay Road.

 

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