Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

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Nissan Rogue

Toyota RAV4 vs Nissan Rogue

Looking to get a new SUV? With the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and 2020 Nissan Rogue, you’ll have an SUV with plenty of space for passengers and cargo as well as a vehicle ready to handle the streets in Gastonia, and around Charlotte and Lincolnton.

Here at Toyota of Gastonia, we looked closer at the features and specs of the Toyota RAV4 vs. Nissan Rogue to help you better understand what they both offer and ultimately decide the one you want.

RAV4 vs Rogue: Power and Efficiency

When comparing the performance of the 2020 RAV4 vs. 2020 Rogue, you start to truly see what makes the Toyota RAV4 such a top-rated SUV. Whether you’re looking for thrill-seeking driving, efficient highway cruising, or fast and powerful acceleration, the Toyota RAV4 will deliver.

Under the hood of each vehicle is a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine. In the Nissan Rogue, this creates 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. In the Toyota RAV4, you’ll have even more power with 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.

Even with more power, the 2020 RAV4 also does a better job at saving fuel. It gets 27 city/35 highway MPG.1 The Rogue has a fuel economy of 26 city/33 highway MPG.

Helping you go more places in the 2020 RAV4 is the available Multi-terrain Select system that tunes the available AWD system to give you the specialized performance needed to ride through mud and sand as well as over rocks or snow.

Toyota RAV4 Engine Specs

Nissan Rogue vs Toyota RAV4 Versatility When It Comes to Bringing Cargo

One benefit of having an SUV is the ability to bring even more gear and supplies along with you. Whether you’re packing up for a weekend trip, going out shopping, or helping a friend move, the RAV4 and Rogue each offer you plenty of space to carry items.

With the ability to fold down the rear seats in both models, you can use approximately 70 cubic feet of the interior volume for cargo. They even both offer available powered liftgates that will automatically open by just a simple wave of your foot under the bumper.

When it comes to hauling bigger and heavier gear that won’t fit into the back of your SUV, you can tow up to 3,500 pounds with the 2020 Toyota RAV4. This gives you even more versatility when moving furniture or getting supplies for your next home improvement project. The Nissan Rogue also has the ability to tow, but it can only pull up to 1,102 pounds.

Toyota RAV4 Interior Cargo

RAV4 vs Rogue Available Amenities for a More Comfortable Ride

Whether you’re just heading quickly to the store, commuting to work, or going on a road trip, you also want to make sure the SUV you choose gives you and your passengers a comfortable ride.

Inside these models, you can get a range of features that will do just that. Available Dual-Zone Climate Control systems in the 2020 Rogue and 2020 RAV4 let you and your front passenger each set the temperature on your individual sides just the way you like it. Even add in the available heated seats and enjoy a more comfortable ride during the winter.

The Toyota RAV4 interior even offers available heated seats for the kids or friends in the back seats, too. The front seats of the 2020 RAV4 also can be cooled with the available ventilated feature that keeps you comfortable when the sun is shining.

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Toyota RAV4 Interior

Want to Test Drive the 2020 RAV4?

With more versatile performance, capabilities, and comfort, the 2020 Toyota RAV4 is the ultimate vehicle for drivers in Gastonia, and around Charlotte and Lincolnton, looking for a new SUV. You can even come drive one yourself here at Toyota of Gastonia! Contact us now and schedule a test drive of the 2020 RAV4.


12020 RAV4 EPA-estimated 27 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for LE FWD and Limited FWD; 27 city/34 hwy/30 combined mpg for LE AWD; 28 city/35 hwy/30 combined mpg for XLE FWD and XLE Premium FWD; 27 city/33 hwy/29 combined mpg for XLE AWD and XLE Premium AWD; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined mpg for Adventure; 25 city/32 hwy/27 combined mpg for TRD Off-Road; 25 city/33 hwy/28 combined mpg for Limited AWD; and 41 city/38 hwy/40 combined mpg for LE Hybrid, XLE Hybrid, and XSE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid. Actual mileage will vary.

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