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2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Kia Sportage

2017 Nissan Rogue Driving on a highway vs 2017 Kia Sportage driving on a snowy road

For many drivers, buying a new vehicle is a stressful time. There's so much to consider before you make one of the biggest purchases someone can make. There are so many options to consider before you finally decide on which vehicle will be the best fit for your needs, and one way to make sure that you're choosing the right model is to do a comparison. When you do a comparison, you're able to see which features each vehicle has, and which ones you don't need. For example, comparing the 2017 Nissan Rogue vs the 2017 Kis Sportage can provide drivers with information on the technologies that the two vehicles share, like Bluetooth® connectivity.

2017 Nissan Rogue


2017 Kia Sportage

29 mpg Fuel Economy (Combined) 26 mpg
5-7 Seating Capacity 5
106 cu.ft. Passenger Volume 99 cu.ft.
70 cu.ft. Interior Cargo Space 60.1 cu.ft.

2017 Nissan Rogue Advantages

When buying a new vehicle, performance is important. Both the 2017 Nissan Rogue and Kia Sportage have only one engine option, but they are both fairly powerful. The 2017 Kia Sportage is equipped with a 2.4L four-cylinder engine that produces 181 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. By comparison, the 2.5L four-cylinder on the 2017 Nissan Rogue only provides 170 horsepower, but it also has 175 pound-feet of torque. While the strength of the engine is important, drivers also need to consider the fuel economy of their vehicle. For a large vehicle, the 2017 Nissan Rogue is fairly fuel efficient, providing a combined fuel economy of 29 mpg, which breaks down to 26 mpg in the city, and 33 mpg on the highway. The 2017 Kia Sportage falls behind with only 26 mpg combined, 23 mpg in the city, and 30 mpg on the highway.

In addition to performance and fuel efficiency, another important aspect to consider when looking at a crossover is how much space there is in the vehicle. Most drivers who buy a crossover want a vehicle that is able to comfortably fit people and all their cargo. The 2017 Nissan Rogue is able to fit between five and seven people, depending on the configuration, whereas the 2017 Kia Sportage only has room for five people. This difference is reflected in the interior passenger volume of each vehicle, where the 2017 Nissan Rogue comes in with 106 cubic feet, and the 2017 Kia Sportage lags behind with 99 cubic feet. This also translates to cargo volume, where the 2017 Sportage is measured at a maximum volume of 60.1 cubic feet, with 30.7 cubic feet with all the seats up. The 2017 Nissan Rogue has an interior cargo volume of 39.3 cubic feet and a maximum volume of 70 cubic feet. You can experience the cavernous 2017 Nissan Rogue by scheduling a test drive at Kenosha Nissan in Kenosha, WI.

2017 Nissan Rogue on a winding mountain road

MRSP for all three trims of the 2018 Nissan Rogue confirmed

Fall is a time for a change, which makes it the perfect time to learn more about the new 2018 models from Nissan. If you’re thinking about purchasing a new vehicle, Nissan has just released some more information on the 2018 Nissan Rogue.

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