Specs at a Glance

2018 Toyota RAV4

2018 Toyota RAV4


  176 hp


  Available on some styles

2018 Nissan Rogue

2017 Nissan Rogue


  170 hp



2018 Toyota RAV4 vs 2017 Nissan Rogue

Serving Florence, Fort Mitchell, and Burlington, KY

Compact SUVs are very popular due to their versatility, maneuverability and value. Two leaders in this segment are the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 2017 Nissan Rogue. Both offer vigorous performance, excellent build quality and resilient resale value. Each is available with gasoline and hybrid powerplants. Despite their similarities, a test-drive of both will confirm that the RAV4 is the better vehicle and the better value.


The 2018 RAV4 is equipped with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine that puts outs 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque, distributed to either the front or all four wheels by a 6-speed automatic transmission. The RAV4 Hybrid delivers 194 horsepower and 34 city/30 highway mpg*. The 2017 Rogue comes with a 2.5-liter I-4 with 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque matched to a continuously variable transmission. The Rogue Hybrid puts out 176 horsepower and 31/34 mpg in AWD or 33/35 in FWD.


The spacious RAV4 provides 73.4 cubic feet of cargo room, compared 70.0 for the Rogue. The RAV4 is a wider vehicle, with more rear headroom (38.9 vs 38.5 inches) and more front shoulder room (57.3 vs 56.6 inches). The RAV4 also tows more (1,500 vs 1,000 pounds), has a tighter turning diameter (34.8 vs 37.6 feet) and a bigger gas tank (15.9 vs 14.5 gallons).


The RAV4 comes standard with Toyota’s Safety Sense-P suite of driver-assistance features, including adaptive cruise control, collision-mitigation braking, pedestrian detection, and auto high beams. RAV4 also provide rear cross-traffic alert as well as available Bird’s Eye View Parking System and blind-spot monitoring. Rogue offers many of these features, but as options rather than standard equipment.

We invite you to visit our Toyota dealership and test-drive the 2018 RAV4. Our customer service is focused on your satisfaction, so come in today!

* 2018 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.