2011 Nissan
Pathfinder SV
vs. 2011 Nissan
Rogue SV

2011 Nissan Rogue SV

9.8

starting from

$25,950

Reasons to buy the Nissan Rogue SV

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Has continuously-variable transmission
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Good city fuel efficiency
22 mpg
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Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
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Good highway fuel efficiency
26 mpg
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV

9.6

starting from

$32,730

Reasons to buy the Nissan Pathfinder SV

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Average power
266 HP @ 5,600 RPM
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Average cargo space
79.2 ft3
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Has 3 rows of seats
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More passenger seats
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Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.8
2011 Nissan Rogue SV Winner: Rogue SV
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  • Have your choice of leather or cloth seats on the Rogue SV
Practicality 9.1 vs 10.0
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Winner: Pathfinder SV
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  • Room for 2 more people, 7 vs 5
  • The Pathfinder SV has 4 more cupholders, 8 vs 4
  • Room for around 40% more stuff, 79.2 ft3 vs 57.9 ft3
Cost 10.0 vs 9.2
2011 Nissan Rogue SV Winner: Rogue SV
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  • Gets around 50% more miles per gallon in the city, 22 mpg vs 15 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $6,780 cheaper (more than 20% less), $25,950 vs $32,730
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 9.6
2011 Nissan Rogue SV Winner: Rogue SV
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  • Like your tunes? In the Rogue SV, you can upgrade to satellite radio
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Performance 10.0 vs -
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  • Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
Road Tests 10.0 vs -
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Overall 9.8 vs 9.6

Luxury Features

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Optional vs Not Available Have your choice of leather or cloth seats on the Rogue SV

Practicality

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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Passengers 5 vs 7 The Pathfinder SV has lots of passenger seats, but the Rogue SV has very few
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Cargo space 57.9 ft3 vs 79.2 ft3 The Pathfinder SV has OK cargo room, while the Rogue SV has very little
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front seats 55.5 ft3 vs 57.2 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 1053 lb vs 1047 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The Rogue SV offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Pathfinder SV
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Cupholders 4 vs 8 The Pathfinder SV has a good number of cupholders, but the Rogue SV does not
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Cost

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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MSRP $25,950 vs $32,730 The Rogue SV has a great price and the Pathfinder SV is pretty reasonable
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In-city gas mileage 22 mpg vs 15 mpg The Rogue SV has great city mileage, but the Pathfinder SV is very inefficient
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Shorter basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Shorter-lasting basic warranty

Entertainment System

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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Number of speakers 6 vs 6 Fewer speakers
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Has speed sensitive volume Yes vs Yes Both have speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Optional vs Not Available Like your tunes? In the Rogue SV, you can upgrade to satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

Safety Features

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 5 vs 5 OK number of airbags
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Crash Test Ratings

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 3 stars The better is 1.7x safer than the Pathfinder SV
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Front driver crash test 4 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Performance

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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Horsepower 170 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 266 HP @ 5,600 RPM The Pathfinder SV is of average power, but the Rogue SV is underpowered
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Number of gears Continuously variable vs 5 The Pathfinder SV has an OK number of gears, while the Rogue SV has very few
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission Both only offer an automatic transmission, unlike most in this class
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 20.5 lb/hp vs 17.2 lb/hp The Pathfinder SV has OK performance while the Rogue SV gives sluggish performance
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Drivetrain type all-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive The Rogue SV has a good drivetrain for off-road and poor weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 37.4 ft vs Unknown

Road Tests

Nissan
Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Rogue SV
2011 Nissan Pathfinder SV Nissan
Pathfinder SV
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0-60 mph 8.9 seconds vs 8.0 seconds Neither car's 0-60 time is remarkable
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Braking distance at 60mph 137 ft vs 143 ft The Rogue SV's braking ability is average for this class of vehicle, but the Pathfinder SV is quite bad
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1/4 mile 17.0 s @ 84 mph vs 16.3 s @ 86 mph The Pathfinder SV's 1/4 mile time is average, but the Rogue SV's is quite bad
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Lateral acceleration 0.78 g vs Unknown
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Top speed 115 mph vs Unknown

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2011 Nissan Pathfinder LE 2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X Pathfinder LE vs Xterra PRO-4X
2011 Nissan Pathfinder LE 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Pathfinder LE vs Land Cruiser
2011 Nissan Pathfinder LE 2011 Honda Pilot EX-L Pathfinder LE vs Pilot EX-L
2011 Nissan Pathfinder Silver Edition 2011 Acura MDX Pathfinder Silver Edition vs MDX
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2011 Nissan Rogue SV 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X Premium Rogue SV vs Forester 2.5X Premium
2011 Nissan Rogue S 2011 Nissan JUKE S Rogue S vs JUKE S
2011 Nissan Rogue SV 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 Rogue SV vs Altima 2.5
2011 Nissan Rogue S Krom Edition 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT Rogue S Krom Edition vs Equinox LT

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