Introducing the new 2018 Toyota RAV4. This sleek, sophisticated crossover SUV does it all and offers an engaging driving experience, spacious cargo room and up to 3,500 pounds of towing power. It receives a variety of updates for 2018, including an all-new Adventure trim that adds sporty styling, a raised suspension, fender flares, all-weather floor mats and much more.
At the heart of the RAV4 is a 176-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Choose from six trims, including the LE, XLE, Adventure, SE, Limited and Platinum. Each is equipped with a generous array of high-tech features. In fact, it’s the 2018 Toyota RAV4’s dynamic driving experience and premium features that make this crossover SUV a must-see. How does the RAV4 compare to other crossovers on the market today, including the 2018 Nissan Rogue?
2018 Toyota RAV4
2018 Nissan Rogue
|15.9 gallons||Fuel Capacity||14.5 gallons|
|38.4 cu.ft.||Cargo Space (With Seats Up)||32.0 cu.ft.|
|73.4 cu.ft.||Cargo Space (With Seats Down)||70.0 cu.ft.|
|3500 lbs.||Max. Trailer Weight on AWD models||1,000 lbs.|
Nissan’s 2018 Rogue receives a few updates for the model year, including an optional ProPilot Assist technology. The optional third-row of seating is also no longer available on the Rogue for 2018.
Where the Rogue excels is its high-end interior with plenty of entertainment and convenience features. Inside the cabin, car shoppers will find comfortable seats and a spacious cargo area. Under the hood is a 170-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a CVT. Like the 2018 Toyota RAV4, all 2018 Nissan Rogue models are standard with front-wheel drive with the option of all-wheel drive.
Even with its strengths, the 2018 Nissan Rogue struggles with an underpowered engine and overall noisy transmission. Compared to the 2018 Toyota RAV4, the Rogue can’t complete in terms of cargo space, towing capability or fuel capacity. But don’t take our word for it. We invite you to take a closer look at the 2018 Toyota RAV4 with a test drive. Our award-winning team of experts can answer any questions you might have. Stop by and see us today!