2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

White Kia Sportage and Nissan Rogue models positioned next to each other in comparison image

Firmly entrenching yourself in a professional, family-oriented lifestyle is a much easier proposition for most drivers to handle when they have a versatile, reliable and dedicated crossover SUV by their side. For this reason, many American consumers opt for this kind of vehicle, and the reasons are endless; though crossovers are primarily known for their interior innovation and tech advancement, there's also an element and power that allows you to recapture your youth whenever you need to. Two of the most popular vehicles for this kind of goal are the 2018 Kia Sportage and 2018 Nissan Rogue; both have been consistently lauded as some of the highest performing vehicles on the market. Our question is, how well do they match up one-on-one?

Here at Concord Kia, we're dedicated to bringing you an informative and comfortable shopping experience, and we want you to know everything you need before making your final purchasing decision. Come with us today and check out how the Sportage and Rogue stack up against each other!

2018 Sportage 


2018 Rogue 

$23,600  Starting MSRP  $24,800 
2.4-liter Inline 4 / 181 horsepower  Base Engine / Horsepower  2.5-liter Inline 4 / 170 horsepower 
23 miles per gallon city / 30 highway  Fuel Economy  26 miles per gallon city / 33 highway 
60.1 cubic feet  Interior Cargo Volume  70 cubic feet 

Get the 2018 Kia Sportage in Concord CA

Clearly, the 2018 Kia Sportage in Concord CA and 2018 Nissan Rogue are worthy competitors for not only each other but the automotive industry. If ample interior space is more among your top priorities, you might be drawn to the Rogue and its 10 more cubic feet of interior volume. However, for greater top-end power and better ability to keep you safe, the Sportage warrants a second glance. It offers an available all-wheel-drive system, and an upgrade to its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine equates to a horsepower rating of 240. Plus, with an overall NHTSA 5-star safety rating, the Sportage has an uncanny aptitude for bringing your ultimate security and peace of mind to the foreground of every drive. Some of these included features are:

  • Vehicle Stability Management
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Traction Control System
  • Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
  • Brake Assist System
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Downhill Brake Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Many more!

We could go on, but to really see the 2018 Sportage for all the bells and whistles that it touts, we encourage you to contact our sales team today and schedule a no-obligation test drive. Come by and see why the Sportage is such a trusted companion for so many!