Compare 2009 Nissan Rogue vs 2008 Toyota RAV4

2009 Nissan Rogue
2008 Toyota RAV4
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FWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 27 $19,278 $20,220
AWD 4-Door S 21 26 $20,419 $21,420
FWD 4-Door SL 22 27 $20,334 $21,810
AWD 4-Door SL 21 26 $21,450 $23,010
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FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 21 27 $19,888 $21,500
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 20 25 $20,839 $22,900
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 21 27 $21,342 $23,075
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 27 $21,768 $23,535
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 21 27 $21,972 $23,755
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 20 25 $22,270 $24,475
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 26 $22,689 $24,935
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 27 $23,113 $24,990
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 20 25 $22,890 $25,155
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 27 $23,743 $25,670
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
$19,278
$19,888
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,220
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Nissan’s Rogue is a fuel-efficient compact crossover that really is the right size at the right time. The 2008 Toyota RAV4 brings a little more space than most compact SUVs without a mid-size price.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
FWD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 41.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 108.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.8
Second Leg Room (in)
35.3 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 57.1
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
37.8 - 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 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.9 73.0
Brakes
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3281 3300
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
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
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4400 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
QR25DE NA
Displacement
2.5L/- TBD - 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 166 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
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 -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic (CVT) NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.75 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.12 2.92
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan Rogue Toyota RAV4
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 -

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