2019 Nissan Rogue vs Rogue Sport Comparison
Trying to choose between the 2019 Nissan Rogue and the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport? You’ve come to the right place! Both models offer incredible features, including commanding powertrains, spacious interiors, and a wide variety of advanced technology.
However, there are many ways in which the two differ, which may make one model a better fit for your needs than the other. In this comparison, we at Courtesy Nissan will show shoppers in Richardson, Garland, Addison, and Plano how these two models compare. Read ahead to see which model would make the best addition to your lifestyle!
Rogue vs Rogue Sport: Performance
Leading the way in the 2019 Nissan Rogue is a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that has mastered both the art of power and the art of efficiency. This engine, which works with Nissan’s staple Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission), generates a respectable 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque while still achieving an impressive EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway MPG.1
The 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport, on the other hand, is powered by a similar 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. Though it’s a bit smaller than the Rogue’s engine, it holds its own when it comes to fuel economy. This engine, which works with the same incredible CVT, achieves an EPA-estimated 25 city/32 highway MPG.2
Rogue vs Rogue Sport: Interior Space
Both the 2019 Nissan Rogue and the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport offer five spacious seats. While the Rogue sports a bit of a bigger body style compared to the Rogue Sport, both models offer plenty of wiggle room for their passengers with the following passenger dimensions:
Nissan Rogue Sport
Front / Rear Headroom
41.6 inches / 38.5 inches
39.6 inches / 38.3 inches
Front / Rear Hip Room
54 inches / 52.1 inches
53.4 inches / 46.9 inches
Front / Rear Legroom
43 inches / 37.9 inches
42.8 inches / 33.4 inches
Front / Rear Shoulder Room
56.6 inches / 55.9 inches
56.6 inches / 55.7 inches
On top of all the space you’ll have for your passengers in these models, you’ll also have more than enough room for your cargo. With all five seats in place, the Rogue offers nearly 40 cubic feet of cargo space, while the Rogue Sport offers a whopping 61.1 total cubic feet of cargo space.
Rogue vs Rogue Sport: Technology
Both the 2019 Nissan Rogue and the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport offer up several incredible technology features. The Rogue rolls out the Nissan Intelligent Mobility™ Safety Shield 360. This suite of advanced active safety features includes…
- Rear Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
- Rear Automatic Braking with Rear Sonar System
- Rear Cross Traffic Alert & Blind Spot Warning
- Lane Departure Warning
- High Beam Assist
The Rogue Sport also offers a few of these features as well as a Nissan door-to-door navigation system that provides easy directions to all of your destinations, 3D building graphics, and real-time traffic updates.
Nissan Rogue vs Nissan Rogue Sport: Which One?
As you can see, you’ll be taking home one incredible crossover SUV whether you go with the 2019 Nissan Rogue or the 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport. The only way to choose between them is to get behind the wheel for a test drive at Courtesy Nissan. Shoppers in Richardson, Garland, Addison, and Plano can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call!
1 2019 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for Rogue®: 26 City MPG / 33 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for 2019 Rogue FWD (S, SV, and SL trims); 25 City MPG / 32 Highway MPG / 27 Combined MPG for 2019 Rogue AWD (S, SV, and SL trims); 33 city MPG / 35 Highway MPG / 34 Combined MPG for 2019 Rogue Hybrid FWD (SV Hybrid and SL Hybrid trims); 31 City MPG / 34 Highway MPG / 33 Combined MPG for 2019 Rogue Hybrid AWD (SV Hybrid and SL Hybrid trims). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.
2 2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 25 city / 32 highway (Front-Wheel Drive), 24 city / 30 highway (All-Wheel Drive). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.