2018 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2018 Nissan Rogue

The battle for the best cars will always include the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue. There are a lot of great things about these two that make them a frontrunner in the world of automobiles. While these two battle it off in the hearts and minds of auto buyers in Milford Connecticut, there are differences between them that make the Toyota RAV4 standout. Find out why through this comparison.

Design & Style

Strong and solid construction define the exteriors of both the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue. These two cars impress car buyers from the outside but it pays to know what else is in store when you get inside. The 2018 Nissan Rogue, for one, complements its rugged outside looks with well-assembled, quality materials in the interior. It has used plastics that are soft to the touch as well as genuine leather feel surfaces in its cabin. Outward visibility from the inside is questionable though plus ergonomics have been sacrificed at some point.

As for the 2018 Toyota RAV4, you will be impressed by its well-shaped and roomy front seats. Lumbar and height adjustment is also available for the driver's side. The cabin is roomy for all occupants as well. The controls are positioned at the upper portion of the center console and this makes it easier to reach. Outward visibility is also praised by a lot of users.

Technology & Safety

Let us proceed to technology and safety features to check which between these two will win the race. In the case of the 2018 Nissan Rogue, you will definitely feel dismayed with its audio and navigation systems because both are not as reliable as others even when they are easy to use. iPhone pairing issues crash as well thus giving it a really bad point technology wise. Advanced safety features are available but only for the top trim level.

In the case of the 2018 Toyota RAV4, you will definitely love its infotainment system. Apart from the fact that the system is easy to use, the graphics are readable and very great too. Standard safety features are available at all trim levels including adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist, and emergency braking among others.


These two perform well on the road. The 2018 Nissan Rogue makes use of a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that can produce up to 175lb-ft of torque and 170 horsepower. Meanwhile, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is gifted with the same engine as well but can produce up to us much as 172lb-ft of torque and 170 horsepower.

The Bottom Line

There is much to love about the 2018 Nissan Rouge but after reading this comparison, you should have realized why the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is the better choice between the two. It is a winner in almost all aspects combines thus it should be your next car.

Ready to Schedule a Toyota RAV4 Test Drive Today?

If you want to experience the total package offered by the 2018 Toyota RAV4, come for a test drive with us at Colonial Toyota. We are located in Milford Connecticut and we serve the needs of car buyers from the entire state. You can drop by our showroom today or call us in advance to book your Toyota RAV4 test drive appointment.

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