2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Nissan Rogue | Rohrman Kia

Many drivers prefer to research various vehicles before they decide to visit a dealership, often times comparing certain models against its competition. So, to make it easier to do comparative research, we put the 2018 Kia Sportage against the 2018 Nissan Rogue. Starting off, both of these SUVs feature dynamic and bold exterior styling that enhances its aerodynamics. Though, just because both of these vehicles look great, it doesn't mean that drivers receive the same efficiency, versatility and amenities.

While the two SUVs offer similar fuel economies and interior spacing, there are a number of differences in available features. These features are able to add more convenience and functionality to the SUV. For instance, looking at the chart, you can see that the 2018 Sportage has the advantage in towing ability, flexibility and comfort features compared to the 2018 Rogue. But there are some mutual features between the two vehicles, such as interior storage, 12-volt DC power outlets and Bluetooth® connectivity.

2018 Kia Sportage LX


2018 Nissan Rogue S

1,650 pounds Towing Capacity 1,102 pounds
Available Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Not Available
Available Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control Not Available
Standard 60/40 Split-Folding Rear Seats Not Available

2018 Kia Sportage available in Lafayette, IN

Despite the similarities in performance and exterior features, the differences in interior amenities and available technologies make the 2018 Sportage stand out against the 2018 Rogue. For example, the Sportage's available intuitive UVO infotainment system is easy-to-use and adds many advantages to drivers who are on the go. There are also a number of safety and driver-assistive technologies that the Sportage has available, including:

  • Parking Assist with Front & Rear Sensors
  • Blind Spot Detection
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Plus, more!

Overall, the 2018 Kia Sportage is able to offer drivers more benefits and advanced features compared to the 2018 Nissan Rogue.

If you would like to learn more about the 2018 Kia Sportage, you can stop by Rohrman Kia to speak with one of our knowledgeable staff members. You can also contact us and schedule a test drive online.