2018 Toyota Rav4 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

SUVs are a popular choice for those needing a vehicle larger than a sedan, but not interested in a minivan. Now, we compare the 2018 Toyota Rav4 to its common competitor; the 2018 Nissan Rogue, in an effort to see what vehicle is potentially a better choice for those looking to purchase an SUV.

To make things easier, we’ve dug up some information about both vehicles and put them in the table you see below. This side by side comparison helps set out the differences between the two in an easy to read manner. Afterwards, we’ll explain what each of these specs and features mean for a potential driver of the SUV. For today’s comparison, we’ll look at the power each vehicle has, how much fuel it holds, and how much room is available for drivers and passengers alike. By the end, those on the fence of what SUV they are interested in should have a better idea of which vehicle will suit their needs.

2018 Toyota Rav4 Exterior front fascia and drivers side vs 2018 Nissan Rogue exterior front fascia and passenger side

2018 Toyota Rav4


2018 Nissan Rogue

176 hp Horsepower 170 hp
15.9 gal vs 14.5 gal
5 Seating Capacity 5
38.4 cu. ft. Cargo Space 32.0 cu. ft.

Advantages of the 2018 Toyota Rav4

Now that you’ve seen some of the specs for each vehicle, let’s get started with what they mean. As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Rav4 has a more powerful engine, generating 176 horsepower compared to the 2018 Rogue’s 170 hp. While it may not be a huge difference, those who consider power to be a deciding factor in an SUV may want to look at the Toyota Rav4.

Fuel capacity is another detail that car shoppers often look at. The 2018 Toyota Rav4 has a fuel tank that can hold 1.4 gallons more than the 2018 Nissan Rogue. This means that you can potentially be stopping to fill up less in the Rav4 than you will in the Rogue.

Each vehicle has the same amount of seating capacity, but the Toyota Rav4 beats out the Nissan Rogue when it comes to cargo space, as it has 6.4 more cubic feet than the Nissan Rogue. For anyone who is looking at hauling gear around, or even those who have a huge amount of groceries to carry, the Toyota Rav4 may be the right choice for you.

Interested in learning more about the 2018 Toyota Rav4? Feel free to contact us with any questions you may have!