Sales: Open Today! 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Log In  |  Sign Up
Sales: Open Today! 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Service/Parts: Open Today! 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
1640 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216
Sales: (205) 938-6103 | Service: (205) 938-6102 | Parts: (205) 938-6102

Compare the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Toyota RAV4

Serving Hoover, AL, Birmingham, and Vestavia Hills

If you are searching for a great compact SUV, there are many options available to choose from these days. Two impressive options are the 2017 Nissan Rogue and the Toyota RAV4. Both of these vehicles offer lots of impressive features and come in a variety of trim styles. It can be difficult to decide which SUV will best fit your specific needs, so comparing them side-by-side in a few key categories can simplify matters and help reveal where the Rogue edges out the competition.

The Toyota RAV4 has for a long time been a trusted choice in the compact SUV category. It has a decent amount of cargo space, comes with four-wheel drive, and is easy to maneuver. The 2017 Nissan Rogue has been updated in many areas, has a comfortable and high-quality interior, attractive exterior, greater fuel efficiency and torque spec, and many features that make it extremely attractive to drivers. The Rogue is perfect for people looking a quality SUV that has phenomenal overall value.

Price and Specs Comparison


2017.5 Nissan Rogue S

2017 Toyota RAV4

Starting MSRP*



Fuel Economy (City/Hwy)**

26 / 33 mpg

22 / 28 mpg

Standard Engine




175 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM

172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM



6-Speed Auto

Review Video

Interior and Comfort

The Toyota RAV4 has a driver-friendly interior that is designed to feel simple and clean. Components fit together well, and there are no squeaks, creaks, or cracks. It's obvious that the design was intended to give consumers a comfortable and user-friendly driving experience.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue is loaded with interior amenities. The navigation and control panel is easy to operate, and there is plenty of room for drivers and passengers alike. The multi-adjustable seats and tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel make it effortless for drivers to find a comfortable position. With this vehicle, you won't have to worry about your legs going numb on those long road trips. Even the back rows of the Rogue offer plenty of space so that passengers will not feel cramped or confined. The cabin is constructed using quality materials which really add a level of refinement to everything.

Exterior and Aesthetic Appeal

The way that a vehicle looks is important to many drivers. The Toyota RAV4 has always had a sporty and fun feel to it. It was designed to give drivers the impression that it's entirely capable of thriving in rough conditions.

You'll notice that the 2017 Nissan Rogue is far more pleasing to the eyes. The futuristic and sleek yet masculine design pairs nicely with its other updated exterior features and the Rogue comes in a variety of attractive colors. It has a sporty and high-tech look, and the contoured body is impressive from all angles. The Rogue boasts chrome accents, redesigned taillamps, motion-activated liftgate, and expresses itself with a high-end vibe.

2017 Nissan Rogue Interior

Trim Styles and Features

The Toyota RAV4 comes in a variety trim styles such as the LE, XLE, SE, Limited and Platinum. Drivers may find that they have to upgrade to a higher trim level in order to get certain features that come on base or mid-level trims of the 2017 Nissan Rogue.

Yet another great thing about the 2017 Nissan Rogue is how even its base models have many useful amenities and features. It comes with three available trim packages, the S, SV and SL. All trim levels come standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and a continuously variable transmission. Sporting an impressive 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway** fuel efficiency, the 2017 Nissan Rogue topples the Toyota RAV4 when it comes to cost over time at the gas pump. At the same time, the Rogue boasts a higher torque spec making it a bit more aggressive, responsive, and quicker to maneuver than the RAV4.

Test Drive Today!

While both of these vehicles would make a great choice at face value, the 2017 Nissan Rogue tallies in as the superior SUV. If you are still unsure as to which SUV is your favorite, feel free to come and test drive the 2017 Nissan Rogue today! Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to answer any and all questions.

*MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at price refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. A more expensive model may be shown. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

**EPA estimated MPG may vary by transmission, trim and individual driving behavior.

Time left =
$500 Trade In Bonus
Leave this field empty
 Email     Phone     Text Message

Once you enter your information, your coupon will be emailed to you. If you have any questions, you can reach us at 205-938-6103.

With approved credit. Not all buyers will qualify. Offers cannot be combined. See dealer for complete details.

Building your garage...