The 2018 Toyota RAV4 Vs the Nissan Rogue – Choose wisely

Compact crossovers are often the choice of families since they are spacious, comfortable and can be purchased at affordable prices. RAV4 and the Nissan Rogue are that kinds of cars and their comparison is never easy, especially since it's about two very popular SUV models. In addition, their dimensions and performance are very similar. Nevertheless, there are several key differences that make a difference and that give a preference to the famous Toyota RAV.

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Safety Features

Safety features may be the biggest difference between the Toyota RAV4 and the Nissan Rogue. There are some features that both SUVs have, like the 360-degree camera system, but RAV 4 offers in its standard package a range of safety features:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure alert with steering assist
  • Auto-brake system

Nissan offers some similar features but only on higher trim levels.

Good news is that RAV4 has earned the highest ratings in crash tests.

Toyota RAV4

Cargo Space

Both SUVs have roomy seating and large cargo space.

  • Nissan Rogue comes with 39.1 cubic feet of room behind the second row
  • Whereas RAV4 offers 38.4 cubic feet of room:
  • With the rear seats laid flat in RAV4, that will expand cargo to impressive 73.4 cubic

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Both Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4 come with FWD, but power, performance, and smooth, stable ride are what makes RAV4 better than its competitor.

Toyota RAV4

  • 2.5-Liter four-cylinder engine
  • 176 horsepower
  • 23 MPG in the city / 30 MPG on the highway
  • RAV4 Adventure can tow up to 3,500 pounds with all-wheel drive

Nissan Rogue

  • 2.5-Liter four-cylinder engine
  • 170-Horsepower
  • 26 MPG in the city / 33 MPG on the highway
  • 1,102 Lbs Towing capacity


The dimensions of the interior are very similar for both cars, so you will not notice any difference. Both are equally spacious and comfortable.


  • The Toyota RAV4 offers a choice of 6 trim levels plus four hybrid trim levels, while Nissan Rogue offers only three.
  • Rogue comes with a 5″ color display
  • RAV4 comes with a 6.1″ touchscreen
  • Advanced voice recognition.

Family features

If you choose a car that suits your family needs, the Toyota RAV 4 is definitely a great choice.

  • Spacious interior
  • Large cargo space
  • Advanced technology features that include Toyota Safety Sense P

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Nissan Rogue

2018 Toyota RAV4


Why Buy From Arlington Toyota?

Certainly, the family-friendly Toyota RAV4 is a great choice in every segment. Arlington Toyota in Jacksonville, FL, among others, has a new 2018 RAV4 in its offer, so do not wait, but schedule your test drive and see all the benefits of this powerful SUV. For all questions, you can contact our sales staff, and the Finance Department will do everything to make your purchase quick, easy and at the most favorable terms. Visit Arlington Toyota and become the proud owner of the exciting Toyota RAV4.
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October 5, 2023
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