2014 Nissan Rogue Comparison
For the 2014 model year, automakers are each trying to outdo the other in the extremely popular SUV and crossover market. This is great news for car shoppers, as competition between auto companies ultimately leads to better vehicles for consumers. Of course, this also means that consumers have many choices, so it’s important to do some research to get the best bang for your buck. Below, you’ll see a comparison of two popular SUV models, the 2014 Nissan Rogue and the 2014 Hyundai Tucson.
Engine and Fuel Economy Compared
The 2014 Nissan Rogue offers some of the strongest fuel economy numbers in the class at 26 mpg city and 33 highway. Great gas mileage doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice power, either, as the Rogue comes with a 2.5 liter, inline four cylinder that produces 175 foot-pounds of torque and 170 horsepower. The Tucson has small, 2.0 liter engine that gets 23 city and 29 highway, and generates 164 horsepower and only 151 foot-pounds of torque.
Exterior Features Compared
Chances are that if you are purchasing an SUV, you want it to look like an SUV. The Tuscon has some nice design features, but seems to borrow its overall body style from small, hatchback sedans. The Rogue, on the other hand, looks every bit the part of an SUV, and has a sleek, ultra-modern look, along with a fully revamped luxury-inspired front end.
Interior Features Compared
Times have changed, and for many customers the interior technological features are a key part of the purchasing decision. The 2014 Nissan Rogue offers a USB port, auxiliary input for easy mp3 player integration, wheel-mounted cruise and music controls, NissanConnect service, and a front passenger seat that folds down completely for maximum storage space. The Rogue also features simulated allow trim, which really makes the interior shine. The Tucson delivers some of the same technology features, but in a more basic, unappealing visual package.
Safety Features Compared
Both vehicles score well in safety, but the 2014 Nissan Rogue delivers a number of features that the Tuscon can’t match, including a rear-view camera. The NissanConnect surface also allows you to search for directions, check for dangerous whether conditions, and make hands-free contact in the event of an emergency.
The 2014 Nissan Rogue has a combination of fuel economy, power, appearance, and technology that is clearly superior to the Tuscon’s. In the end, the Rogue stands out at the top of its class.
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