2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Toyota RAV4 near Sacramento, CA
Who Will Come Out on Top in This Crossover Comparison?
Finding a new crossover can be exciting, but it can also cause you a lot of stress and time-consuming research, since there are so many quality models available. Although many crossovers seem to offer similar features, there are ones that stand above the rest. The Nissan Rogue is a unique crossover that crushes the completion in our 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Toyota RAV4 near Sacramento, CA, comparison! From its efficient engine, to its spacious and finely-appointed interior, there are so many qualities that make the Nissan Rogue a class of its own. Take it for a test drive here at Nissan of Elk Grove, your California Nissan dealer.
When it comes to space, the Nissan Rogue has plenty of room for you, your passengers, and your items. With its best-in-class1 front headroom of 41.6 inches, you can stay relaxed on the road. You’ll be a bit more cramped driving the Toyota RAV4 with its 39.8 inches of front headroom. Additionally, you won’t see the smart EZ Flex® Seating System2 in the 2016 RAV4. Your passengers can easily recline, tilt, and slide in the 2016 Rogue with this feature, and if your Rogue includes a third-row, this system makes it easy to access the back.
What’s more, the Nissan Rogue also give you best-in-class3 cargo room, so you can fit all of your essentials in the back of your Rogue like the kids’ football gear, your art supplies, gardening tools, and much more with its 39.3 cu. ft. of cargo space3. You won’t get access to as much space with the 2016 RAV4’s 38.4 cu. ft. of cargo room4 behind the second-row. If you are transporting valuables or items you want to keep out of sight, the Nissan Rouge’s versatile Divide-n-Hide® Cargo System offers 18 different cargo configurations to help secure your items. The RAV4 doesn’t even offer a cargo system like this, so the Nissan Rogue takes the lead in storage options in the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Toyota RAV4 near Sacramento, CA, comparison.
Performance-wise, both the 2016 Rogue and 2016 Toyota RAV4 give you compelling drives, but one outdoes the other in efficiency. The Nissan Rogue’s 25/32 MPG city/hwy5 beats the Toyota RAV4’s 24/31 MPG city/hwy6. Thanks to its standard Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), the Nissan Rogue is able to give you more miles per gallon. Although the RAV4’s 2.5L 4-cylinder engine passes up the Rogue’s 170 horsepower with its 176 horsepower, the Nissan Rogue takes the lead when it comes to torque. Its 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder engine pumps out 175 lbs.-ft. of torque, whereas the RAV4 only offers 172 lbs.-ft. of torque.
Inside the Nissan Rogue, you’ll find the innovative Zero Gravity & Quick Comfort® Heated Front Seats, which are inspired by NASA7 zero gravity space travel. You won’t see anything like this in the Toyota RAV4. These seats are able to provide you with optimal comfort by providing extra support to key points in the body, and even reduce fatigue. And, the Nissan Rogue’s exclusive Around View® Monitor8 comes standard on the Rogue, and gives you a 360-degreee image of what surrounds your Rogue, so you can safely reverse out of parking spots and back out of your driveway. You'll only have access to this kind of technology on the higher trims of the RAV4.
See what the Nissan Rouge can do here at Nissan of Elk Grove. It’s clear to see why the Rogue is the right crossover for you in the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Toyota RAV4 near Sacramento, CA, comparison. Come take the Rogue for a test drive today!
1 AutoPacific Segmentation. MY16 Rogue vs. in market MY16 competitors in 2016 XSUV Mainstream Midsize Class (excluding electric vehicles). Base models without moonroofs compared.
2 Comparison based on 2016 Rogue 2.5 S vs. 2016 Toyota RAV 4 2.5 LE, 2016 Honda CR-V LX 2.4, and 2016 Ford Escape 2.5I S from manufacturer's website.
3 2nd Row up and in forward most position, Divide-N-Hide in lowest position. AutoPacific Segmentation. MY16 Rogue vs. in market MY16 competitors in 2016 XSUV Mainstream Midsize Class (excluding electric vehicles). Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Always secure all cargo. Heavy loading of the vehicle with cargo, especially on the roof, will affect the handling and stability of the vehicle.
4 Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.
5 2016 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 26 City, 33 Highway. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions - use for comparison only.
6 2016 EPA-estimated city/highway mileage. Actual results may vary.
7 Seats are not designed by NASA.
8 AutoPacific Segmentation. MY16 Rogue SV with Premium Package and SL vs. in market MY16 competitors in 2016 XSUV Mainstream Midsize Class (excluding electric vehicles). Parking aid/convenience feature. Cannot completely eliminate blind spots. May not detect every object and does not warn of moving objects. Always check surroundings and turn to look behind you before moving vehicle.