Nissan Rogue vs Toyota RAV4

Nissan Rogue

Both the 2021 Nissan Rogue and the 2021 Toyota RAV4 offer reliable performance, spacious interiors, and plenty of high-tech features to amplify your rides across New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark, DE. How do you know which of these SUVs will best suit you?

To help you make an informed decision, our team at Sheridan Nissan created this head-to-head comparison of the RAV4 vs. Rogue. As you explore these two models below, feel free to reach out to us with any questions!

Rogue vs RAV4: Performance Specs

Nissan Rogue Performance SpecsWhen it comes to tackling challenging terrain and weather conditions, you can upgrade your drivetrain in either SUV.

The Rogue offers an Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD) that continually maximizes traction, so you can move forward with confidence. The 2021 RAV4 offers a similar option to optimize performance.

Zippy Acceleration

However, in terms of acceleration, one of these SUVs will give you slightly more of a boost. The 2021 Toyota RAV4 comes with a standard 176-horsepower 2.5L engine. In comparison, the 2021 Rogue features a peppier 181-horsepower 2.5L motor.

Drivers will especially notice the added bit of power offered by the Nissan Rogue when navigating congested city streets or merging into busy highway lanes.

Nissan Rogue vs Toyota RAV4: Interior & Cargo

Rogue Dimensions

RAV4 Dimensions

Interior Passenger Volume

105.4 cubic feet

98.9 cubic feet

Front Leg Room

43.3 inches

40.0 inches

Maximum Cargo Room

74.1 cubic feet

69.8 cubic feet

Nissan Rogue Technology Nissan Rogue Interior

Along with that, the 2021 Rogue provides some extra room for you, your passengers, and your belongings. To optimize the cabin space even more, the Nissan Rogue offers the convenient Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System, which allows you to store valuable items under the floor, safely out of sight.

Custom Comfort

The optional panoramic moonroof in either SUV lets everyone enjoy more fresh air and sunshine while on the move.

If the windows are closed, however, you may feel more comfortable with the available Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control in the Rogue. The 2021 RAV4 only offers a dual zone automatic climate control system.

Rogue vs RAV4: Technology & Safety

Inside these SUVs, you will also discover an array of high-tech features. The Rogue features a standard 8-inch touchscreen display, which is a full inch larger than the standard display in the RAV4.

Smartphone integration in both models enable you to quickly access your favorite apps. Although, drivers may appreciate the easier-to-read icons in the Rogue.

Nissan Rogue Safety Technology


Another element of automotive technology is active safety. The Nissan Rogue features the Nissan Safety Shield® 360 safety suite, while the RAV4 has the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0) system. Both models offer features like the following:

  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

These systems work together to boost your awareness while you navigate the open road. For added peace of mind, some can even operate automatically to avoid or mitigate the impact of an oncoming collision.

Break Time

One feature you will only find available in the 2021 Rogue, however, is Intelligent Driver Alertness. By monitoring your driving patterns, this intelligent system can detect signs of fatigue.

If it does, you will receive an alert, encouraging you to pull over to rest before continuing along your route.

Pick Your SUV: Nissan Rogue vs Toyota RAV4

If you’re looking for a cozy cabin with ample space to organize and an array of convenience features, the Nissan Rogue will deliver on all fronts.

At Sheridan Nissan, we believe the 2021 Rogue has what it takes to elevate all your daily drives around New Castle, Wilmington, and Newark, DE.

Contact us today to schedule your in-person test drive!

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