2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Toyota RAV4 Philadelphia PA

2017 Nissan Rogue

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2017 Toyota RAV4


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Features & Specs

2017 Nissan Rogue

2017 Toyota RAV4

Hybrid Option Offered?

Yes

No

Max Torque

175 pounds-feet

172 pounds-feet

Estimated MPG

26 city/33 highway

23 city/30 highway

Cargo Capacity (Behind Rear Seats)

39.3 cubic-feet

38.4 cubic-feet




2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

Compact sport utility vehicles are more popular than ever, and the 2017 year offers a wide variety of these capable and versatile SUVs! The 2017 Nissan Rogue features refreshed exterior and interior styling details, two powerful engine options and a hybrid model option that provides even more fuel-efficiency! The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is another compact SUV offered this year, with no real updates or redesigns, but does feature five graduating trim levels. Both vehicles are capable of light off-road travel, and both vehicles feature a standard locking center differential, though only the 2017 Nissan Rogue features hill-descent controls and brake-lock differentials for the front and rear. To learn more about these unique compact SUVs, read on below!


2017 Nissan Rogue Power & Handling

The 2017 Nissan Rogue is a uniquely powerful and fun-to-drive vehicle that you will enjoy adventuring with! Powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, the 2017 Nissan Rogue generates 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Nissan Rogue's engine is paired with a continuously variable transmission, and offers the choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive. The 2017 Nissan Rogue is offered in a Hybrid version, which features a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor, generating 176 horsepower. The 2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is offered in your choice of front-wheel or all-wheel drive.


2017 Toyota RAV4 Power & Handling

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is offered with only one engine option, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, that delivers 176 horsepower and 172 lb-ft of torque. You can choose between front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive, as either is equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission. The six-speed transmission can be sluggish during gear shifts, especially with down-shifting requests. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is a light-duty compact SUV that provides enough power for daily driving, but feels underwhelming for acceleration.


2017 Nissan Rogue Features & Design

The 2017 Nissan Rogue is offered three unique trim levels that provide sleek sophistication and the high-tech features your family wants. The S trim comes standard with soft cloth upholstery, a thoughtfully-designed cargo management system, Bluetooth connectivity, a four-speaker sound system and a 5-inch infotainment display screen. USB inputs, streaming audio capability and satellite radio make the S trim an affordable and accessible option. The SV trim features heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate controls, keyless entry/ignition functions, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats, automatic headlights, roof rails and a remote ignition function. The final trim is the luxurious SL, which features foglights, a hands-free power liftgate, soft leather upholstery, a universal garage door opener and a heated steering wheel. Technological additions for the SL trim include a 7-inch touchscreen display, a navigation system, a surround-view camera, emergency telematics systems, a nine-speaker Bose audio system and Siri Eyes Free iPhone integration. There are multiple stand-alone options and configuration packages for the 2017 Nissan Rogue, including an optional third-row seat that increases seating capacity to seven and a panoramic sunroof. The 2017 Nissan Rogue is a fantastic, family-friendly vehicle perfectly suited to your busy lifestyle!


2017 Toyota RAV4 Features & Design

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is offered in five trim levels each building on the previous levels offered features. The entry level LE trim receives a decent array of features, including hands-free phone capability, Bluetooth and audio streaming, front and rear cupholders, cruise controls, cloth upholstery and concealed cargo storage. The XLE trim upgrades the interior with dual-climate controls, more comfortably sculpted seats, 17-inch aluminum wheels and an enhanced version of the Entune multimedia system. The SE trim is the 2017 Toyota RAV4's attempt at a sport edition, though reviewers could not distinguish a difference in handling. The SE trim it comes with unique exterior accents, premium vinyl upholstery and LED headlights. To access a Navigation system on the 2017 Toyota RAV4 you need to select the Limited trim, which also includes driver-seat memory functions and 18-inch wheels. The final trim for 2017 Toyota RAV4 is the Platinum level, which receives remote keyless entry function, leather upholstery, heated mirrors, a tilting glass sunroof, front fog/driving lights, parking assistance features and 18-inch chrome aluminum wheels. The 2017 Toyota RAV4 is a functional and reliable option, especially for customers selecting the upper trim levels.

Conclusions

The 2017 compact SUV class is filled tough competition and sleek, stylish vehicles. 2017 Nissan Rogue provides top of the class safety to its well-equipped and powerful list of performance features. The Rogue offers a standard surround-view camera system and makes forward emergency braking and lane departure warnings available as well. Scoring top marks with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Nissan Rogue is a truly family-friendly vehicle. 2017 Toyota RAV4 features adaptive cruise controls and automatic high beams, but lacks the Rogue's quick acceleration when merging or performance-capabilities when braking. If you're looking for a family-friendly SUV capable of handling your busy lifestyle, come on down to Reedman-Toll Nissan of Drexel Hill!

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