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2024 Nissan Rogue vs 2024 Toyota RAV4 Comparison

2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Toyota RAV4: Specs, & Comparison

Posted at Tue, May 14, 2024 11:00 AM

The new SUV segment is all about the 2024 Nissan Rogue and the 2024 Toyota RAV4. But which one should you pick? This comparison looks at their power, performance, interior features, technology, reliability, and safety ratings. In our opinion, the Nissan Rogue shines with better fuel efficiency, advanced digital features, and higher reliability ratings. The Toyota RAV4, meanwhile, stands out with its hybrid options and towing capacity. Both models have solid safety features, but the Rogue consistently scores higher with the IIHS which we ultimately feel makes it our overall choice. At the end of the day - nothing is more important than your safety behind the wheel. With that said, let's dive in.

2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Toyota RAV4: Power and Performance Comparison

Feature 2024 Nissan Rogue 2024 Toyota RAV4
Engine 1.5L Turbocharged 3-cylinder 2.5L 4-cylinder
Horsepower 201 hp 203 hp
Torque 225 lb-ft 184 lb-ft
Drivetrain FWD, AWD FWD, AWD
Transmission CVT 8-speed Automatic
Gas Mileage (City/Highway) 29/36 mpg 27/35 mpg
Towing Capacity 1,350 lbs 1,500 lbs (3,500 lbs for TRD Pro)

2024 Nissan Rogue Performance Analysis

The Nissan Rogue is powered by a 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine with 201 horsepower and 225 lb-ft of torque. Its CVT helps achieve 29 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. The Rogue offers both FWD and AWD options, making it versatile for different driving conditions.

2024 Toyota RAV4 Performance Analysis

The Toyota RAV4 has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. It uses an eight-speed automatic transmission, achieving 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway. The RAV4 also offers FWD and AWD, with the TRD Pro variant capable of towing up to 3,500 pounds.

Performance Winner: 2024 Nissan Rogue

While both SUVs have their strengths, the Rogue stands out with higher torque and better fuel efficiency, making it ideal for city driving. Its CVT and turbocharged engine ensure a smooth ride. For those needing more towing capacity, the RAV4 TRD Pro is the better choice.

2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Toyota RAV4: Interior Features and Technology Comparison

Feature 2024 Nissan Rogue 2024 Toyota RAV4
Infotainment Screen 9.0-inch, 12.3-inch dashboard 8.0-inch, 10.5-inch available
Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Standard, wireless on higher trims Standard
Head-Up Display Available Not available
Audio System Bose premium audio JBL premium audio
Climate Control Tri-zone automatic Dual-zone automatic
Cargo Space 39.3 cu ft (seats up), 74.1 cu ft (seats down) 37.6 cu ft (seats up), 69.8 cu ft (seats down)
Panoramic Sunroof Available Available
Wireless Charging Available on higher trims Available
Digital Rearview Mirror Not available Available
Interior Material Options Cloth, leather, quilted Nappa leather Cloth, SofTex, leather

2024 Nissan Rogue Interior & Technology Performance

The Nissan Rogue offers a 12.3-inch digital dashboard, 9.0-inch touchscreen, and available head-up display. Higher trims include wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. It has a Bose audio system, tri-zone automatic climate control, and spacious cargo area. Interior options include quilted Nappa leather.

2024 Toyota RAV4 Interior & Technology Performance

The Toyota RAV4 comes with an 8.0-inch touchscreen (10.5-inch available), JBL audio system, and dual-zone climate control. It has slightly less cargo space and offers a digital rearview mirror and various interior materials, including SofTex and leather. The RAV4 also has hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants.

Interior & Technology Performance Winner: Nissan Rogue

The Nissan Rogue wins with its advanced digital dashboard, larger touchscreen, and wireless connectivity. It’s a great choice for tech enthusiasts. The Rogue's spacious cargo area and premium materials add to its appeal.

2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Toyota RAV4: Reliability and Safety Ratings Comparison

Feature 2024 Nissan Rogue 2024 Toyota RAV4
J.D. Power Reliability Rating 83/100 81/100
IIHS Overall Safety Rating Good Good
IIHS Small Overlap Front (Driver-Side) Good Good
IIHS Small Overlap Front (Passenger-Side) Good Good
IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Good Marginal
IIHS Side Crash (Original) Good Good
IIHS Side Crash (Updated) Good Acceptable
IIHS Headlights Good Good
IIHS Front Crash Prevention (Pedestrian) Superior Superior
IIHS LATCH Ease of Use Good Good

2024 Nissan Rogue Safety and Crash Test Performance

The Rogue scores higher in reliability with 83/100 from J.D. Power compared to the RAV4's 81/100. Both have "Good" ratings in most IIHS crash tests, but the Rogue outperforms in the moderate overlap front crash test.

2024 Toyota RAV4 Safety and Crash Test Performance

The RAV4 performs well in crash tests but received an "Acceptable" rating in the updated side crash test. Both SUVs have effective front crash prevention systems and "Good" rated headlights. Child seat anchors (LATCH) are also rated "Good" for both.

Safety & Crash Test Performance Winner: Nissan Rogue

The Nissan Rogue edges out the RAV4 with higher reliability and consistent performance in all IIHS crash tests. It’s a more reliable and safer choice for buyers prioritizing safety and dependability.

Overall

The 2024 Nissan Rogue stands out with better fuel efficiency, advanced technology, higher reliability ratings, and excellent safety performance. The Toyota RAV4 offers strong towing capacity and hybrid options but lags in other areas. For a reliable, tech-savvy SUV with top safety ratings, the Nissan Rogue is a great choice. Visit Annapolis Nissan at 2542 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401 to test drive the 2024 Nissan Rogue and see its features in action.

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