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2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

The compact SUV has quickly grown over the past handful of years to be one of the most popular crossover markets today. Drivers seem to love the smaller size of these SUVs that still offer impressive interior space for passengers and cargo, but don't put a dent in your wallet at the gas station. With this increased popularity, automakers have all put out their own models, each claiming to be the best of the bunch. But, which stand out? That's what we're going to find out!

We create these model comparison pages for this exact purpose, pitting the most popular models in the most competitive segments against each other to see which model is superior! We find that looking at key information side-by-side makes the choice a little easier for drivers. For this comparison, we're going to be looking at the 2018 Kia Sportage and 2018 Nissan Rogue. Let's see who comes out on top!

2018 Kia Sportage 2018 Nissan Rogue
$23,600 MSRP $24,800
181 HP Horsepower 170 HP
1,650 lbs. Max Trailer Weight 1,102 lbs.
38.2" Rear Legroom (Inches) 37.9"

Test Drive the 2018 Kia Sportage at Frank Boucher Kia in Racine, Wisconsin, Today!

When you look at the key model information for both the 2018 Kia Sportage and 2018 Nissan Rogue, it's no secret as to why they're both so popular among drivers! Whether drivers are looking for performance, muscle or interior space in a compact SUV, you can't get much better than the either of these crossovers! However, when you look at the two side-by-side, it's clear that the Kia Sportage has the edge over its Nissan competitor.

The 2018 Kia Sportage delivers incredible performance for drivers in its small package. And, it offers a spacious and comfortable interior for driver and passengers and does it all with an affordable price. Even though the Kia Sportage is actually more affordable than the Nissan Rogue, it still outperforms it and offers more space, especially in places where every little bit counts!

But, more important than everything just said is safety. That's why the 2018 Kia Sportage offers numerous advanced safety features and driver-assist technologies. With these features, drivers are both more aware and less fatigued while driving, leading to a much safer driving experience for everyone on the road. Available features include:

  • Autonomous Emergency Braking 
  • Blind Spot Detection 
  • Lane Departure Warning System 
  • Parking Assist 

Want to learn more about the 2018 Kia Sportage? Ready to get behind the wheel of one to try for yourself? Contact our staff at Frank Boucher Kia in Racine, Wisconsin, for more information or to schedule a test drive today! 

side view of gold 2018 kia sportage against rock cliff
side view of front interior of 2018 kia sportage including seats, steering wheel and center console
steering wheel and gauge cluster of 2018 kia sportage
rear cargo space of 2018 kia sportage with rear seats folded down