Compare 2012 Nissan Rogue vs 2012 Toyota RAV4

2012 Nissan Rogue
2012 Toyota RAV4
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AWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rogue AWD 4-Door S 22 26 $22,274 $23,370
Rogue AWD 4-Door SL 22 26 $27,682 $29,710
Rogue AWD 4-Door SV 22 26 $24,055 $25,810
Rogue FWD 4-Door S 23 28 $21,038 $22,070
Rogue FWD 4-Door SL 23 28 $26,472 $28,410
Rogue FWD 4-Door SV 23 28 $22,845 $24,510
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4WD 4-Door I4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 4WD 4-Door I4 21 27 $22,487 $24,050
RAV4 4WD 4-Door I4 Limited 21 27 $24,982 $26,720
RAV4 4WD 4-Door I4 Sport 21 27 $24,077 $25,750
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 19 26 $24,390 $26,085
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 26 $26,788 $28,650
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 Sport 19 26 $25,882 $27,680
RAV4 FWD 4-Door I4 22 28 $21,178 $22,650
RAV4 FWD 4-Door I4 Limited 22 28 $23,684 $25,330
RAV4 FWD 4-Door I4 Sport 22 28 $22,768 $24,350
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 19 27 $23,081 $24,685
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 27 $25,479 $27,250
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 Sport 19 27 $24,573 $26,280
RAV4 EV FWD 4-Door N/A N/A $47,808 $49,800

Pricing

Invoice Price

$22,274
$22,487

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$23,370
$24,050

Monthly Payment Estimate

$390 / month
$401 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.2
6.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2012 Nissan Rogue's comfortable ride and versatile layout make it a good fit for a value-conscious small families--but it's far from exciting to drive. The unlikely Toyota-Tesla partnership has produced what may just be the best battery-electric vehicle below Tesla's own Model S luxury sedan. Its power, 100 miles of real-world range, and interior space add up to a very appealing electric crossover.

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Fuel Economy

City

22 mpg 21 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 27 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

AWD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

35.3 38.3

Front Head Room (in)

40.4 40.8

Passenger Volume (ft³)

126.4 108.2

Second Hip Room (in)

51.2 52.4

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.9 57.1

Second Head Room (in)

38.3 39.7

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

53.6 55.3

Front Leg Room (in)

42.5 41.8

Front Hip Room (in)

53.1 53.8

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- NA

Third Leg Room (in)

- NA

Third Hip Room (in)

- NA

Third Head Room (in)

- NA

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

70.9 71.5

Track Width, Front (in)

60.6 61.4

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.3 7.5

Length, Overall (in)

183.3 181.9

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 -

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

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 -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

11.8 x 1.0 10.8 x - TBD -

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

15.9 15.9

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

39.0 - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall

17.1 14.6

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 2.7

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P215/70R16 P215/70R16

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

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

100 150

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

150 NA

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1000 1500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

1000 NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3428 3494

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact 16 x 6.5

Rear Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Rear Wheel Size (in)

16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5

Front Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)

7.7 7.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- TBD - - TBD -

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

110 - TBD -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

175 @ 4400 172 @ 4000

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.5L/152 2.5L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

170 @ 6000 179 @ 6000

Engine Type

Gas I4 Gas I4

Fuel System

Direct Injection SFI

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

26 27

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

22 21

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

24 24

Transmission

Clutch Size (in)

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

NA 1.41

Trans Type

1 4

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

NA - TBD -

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

1.75 3.14

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

NA 2.20

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

5.79 3.08

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA 1.02

Trans Description Cont.

Continuously variable ratio Automatic w/OD

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

NA - TBD -

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

NA NA

First Gear Ratio (:1)

2.34-0.39 3.94

Summary

Vehicle Name

Nissan Rogue Toyota RAV4

Body Style

Sport Utility 4 Door

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

0.75 0.87

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

w/Coil Springs NA

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

0.91 1.00

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Double-wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

NA Coil spring

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- TBD - - TBD -

Suspension Type - Front

MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

7.6 7.8

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

5 5

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

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