2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue SV AWD in Tinley Park, IL

While the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and the 2017 Nissan Rogue are two high-quality CUVs to consider, there is a very particular reason that over 90-percent of the RAV4 models sold in the last decade are still on the road today. In order to help make your decision a little bit easier, the experts at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL have developed this side-by-side comparison of each model’s available features. Read on to learn more about the interior, safety, technology, and performance specifications for the RAV4 and the Rogue.

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For this comparison, we’ll be taking a close look at the 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD and the 2017 Nissan Rogue SV AWD.

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue in Tinley Park, IL

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue: Interior & Exterior Design

Even though the interior and exterior design of the Nissan Rogue has a lot to offer, our experts are positive you’ll prefer the 2017 Toyota RAV4. The dynamic exterior of the new Toyota RAV4 features a bold front, halogen daytime running lights, and unique wheel designs all of which add to its impressive aesthetics. Inside, the RAV4 once again beats out the Rogue with a myriad of comfort and convenience features. Additional Toyota RAV4 interior and exterior features include:

  • Halogen projector-beam headlights
  • Front bumper integrated fog lights
  • Automatic Limited-Slip Differential (AUTO LSD)
  • 17-in. five-spoke alloy wheels
  • Acoustic noise-reducing front windshield
  • Backup camera with projected path
  • Entune® Audio Plus with Connected Navigation
  • 60/40 split, reclining, fold-flat seats

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue: Safety Technology

Despite a few impressive safety features, the Nissan Rogue can’t match Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) and the Star Safety System™ that comes with the Toyota RAV4. TSS-P and Star Safety System™ features include:

  • Star Safety System™
    • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
    • Traction Control (TRAC)
    • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
    • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
    • Brake Assist (BA)
    • Smart Stop Technology® (SST)
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P
    • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD)
    • Lane Departure Alert (LDA) with Steering Assist (SA)
    • Auto High Beams (AHB)
    • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)

2017 Toyota RAV4 Interior and Design specs in Tinley Park, IL

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue: Engine Specifications

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 and the 2017 Nissan Rogue are both made with 2.5L I4 engines that get excellent horsepower and gas mileage. However, our experts prefer the 2.5L I4 engine inside of the RAV4 to the one that comes with the Rogue for its additional horsepower. Peruse the table below to see exactly what makes the RAV4’s performance ratings so special.


2017 Toyota RAV4 SV


2.5L I4


176 HP @ 6,000 RPM


172 lb.-ft. @ 4,100 RPM

MPG City/Highway

22/28 MPG

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue: Warranties

While the warranty duration and mileage remain consistent for the 2017 Toyota RAV4 and the 2017 Nissan Rogue, the decision on which has the better warranty is ultimately up to your personal preference. However, since the RAV4 is the more dependable of the two crossovers, it gets our seal of approval.


Toyota RAV4

Nissan Rogue

Basic Warranty



Powertrain Warranty



Test-Drive the 2017 Toyota RAV4 in Tinley Park, IL Today!

Now that you’ve seen everything the 2017 Toyota RAV4 has to offer, the next step is to learn more about it and pick your trim level. For more information on the Toyota RAV4 or how you can schedule a test drive at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL, don’t hesitate to contact Orland Toyota using our online form. You can also give us a call during our regular business hours at (708) 429-3900.

2017 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue Review in Tinley Park, IL

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