2018 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

As the best-selling vehicle in the Nissan lineup in 2017, the Nissan Rogue certainly has a lot to brag about. It is one of the most popular crossovers available on the market, and it has a wide range of excellent features that make it a great vehicle for both families and adventurers alike.New to the 2017 model year was the Nissan Rogue Sport. An off-shoot of the Rogue, the Nissan Rogue Sport offers a very different experience as a compact crossover.  So what does each of these vehicles have to offer? Let's look closer at them in this 2018 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Nissan Rogue comparison. In order to make sure you get a fair and accurate comparison, we will be comparing the base trim level of both vehicles. Continue reading to see these two vehicles compared with specific features and specs. If you are in the Kansas City area and are considering the Nissan Rogue, follow this link to our inventory. 

2018 Nissan Rogue


2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

$24,680* MSRP $21,420* 
170 hp, 175 lb-ft of torque Engine Specs 141 hp, 147 lb-ft of torque 
39.3 cubic feet Interior Cargo Volume 22.9 cubic feet
Not Available Limited Slip Differential Standard

Which Nissan Crossover is Right for You?

This direct comparison leads to an obvious result: while the Rogue and Rogue Sport are both excellent vehicles, they are designed for different lifestyles. While the Rogue is more designed to be a family vehicle, while the Rogue Sport is designed to be for adventuring. Let's take a closer look at why this is the case.  In terms of MSRP*, engine specs and interior cargo volume, the 2018 Rogue is definitely more of a family vehicle. This is a primarily because it is a larger vehicle, and can store significantly more cargo than the Rogue Sport. While people often resort to the minivan as a family car, a crossover like the Rogue can also get the job done and be much more fun to drive.  In terms of the features mentioned for the Rogue, plus off-roading capabilities, the Rogue Sport is an ideal vehicle for a couple on the go. It can handle driving on nearly any terrain, and have quite a bit of get-up-and-go while doing it.  *Disclaimer: Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price. 
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