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Selected Style FWD 4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 27 $18,526 $19,430
FWD 4-Door w/CA Emissions S 22 27 $18,526 $19,430
FWD 4-Door SL 22 27 $19,533 $20,970
FWD 4-Door w/CA Emissions SL 22 27 $19,533 $20,970
AWD 4-Door S 21 26 $19,782 $20,750
AWD 4-Door w/CA Emissions S 21 26 $19,782 $20,750
AWD 4-Door SL 21 26 $20,669 $22,170
AWD 4-Door w/CA Emissions SL 21 26 $20,669 $22,170
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 21 27 $19,888 $21,500
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 21 27 $21,342 $23,075
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 21 27 $21,972 $23,755
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 27 $21,768 $23,535
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 27 $23,113 $24,990
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 27 $23,743 $25,670
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 20 25 $20,839 $22,900
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 20 25 $22,270 $24,475
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 20 25 $22,890 $25,155
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 26 $22,689 $24,935
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 26 $24,012 $26,390
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 26 $24,632 $27,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,526
$19,888
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,430
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$324 / month
$358 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line With the 2009 Nissan Rogue, the crossover market gets another right-sized entry that’s just a little tighter inside than the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4. The 2008 Toyota RAV4 brings a little more space than most compact SUVs without a mid-size price.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification FWD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.9 57.1
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 55.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.5 108.2
Second Leg Room (in) 35.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in) 40.4 40.8
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.6 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 182.9 181.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.3 66.3
Liftover Height (in) 30.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.0 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 104.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 37.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 57.9 73.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 28.9 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 55.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.6 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.0 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.0 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size T155/90D16 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3267 3300
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 4400 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code QR25DE NA
Displacement 2.5L/152 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6000 166 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 6.12 2.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA 3.94
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.41
Trans Type 1 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.75 3.15
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Nissan Rogue Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA coil spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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