2019 Nissan Rogue vs 2018 Nissan Rogue
2019 Nissan Rogue 2018 Nissan Rogue


2.5L I-4 2.5L I-4


170 170

  MPG (City/Highway)

26/33 * 26/33 *

2019 Nissan Rogue vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

Serving Statesboro, GA

As part of a second-generation production cycle, the 2018 and 2019 Nissan Rogue models share most of their standard features. As a compact crossover SUV, the Rogue is often cited for its upscale interior, the spaciousness of its cargo area, and a remarkable list of standard safety tech. For a little more on your crossover, including the Special Edition package, spring for the 2019 model. Otherwise, either model is a decent choice. The Nissan Rogue offers three trims: S, SV, and SL.


The 2018 and 2019 Nissan Rogue are powered by a 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder (I4) engine, which has an output of 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. The I4 engine is pinned to a continuously variable transmission, which Nissan brands as Xtronic CVT. With its front-engine front-wheel-drive layout, the Rogue is estimated to achieve a peak fuel economy of 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.


The 2018 and 2019 Nissan Rogue’s standard exterior features include automatic halogen headlights, LED taillights, a rear spoiler, and 17-inch steel wheels. Upper-level trims are more likely to be enhanced by features such as fog lights, chrome door handles, powered heated side mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators, roof rails, rear privacy glass, a motion-activated liftgate, and 17- or 19-inch alloy wheels. If you go with the 2019 model, you have the option of the Special Edition trim, which stands out with its 17-inch alloy wheels, Special Edition exterior badging. (Additionally, it has chrome door handles, powered heated side mirrors with LED turn-signal indicators, and roof rails.)


A five-seater, the Nissan Rogue includes cloth seat trim, a 6-way manual driver’s seat, a 4-way manual front passenger seat, and split-folding rear seatback with sliding and reclining abilities as standard. Upper-level trims are more likely to have leather seat trim, 8-way power driver seat with 2-way lumbar support, front-seat heating, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and shift knob, chrome interior door handles, driver-side memory, and 4-way power on the front passenger seat. (Heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, and chrome interior door handle also appear on the 2019 model’s Special Edition variant.) For comfort and convenience, the Nissan Rogue starts with features such as cruise control, remote keyless entry, an Advanced Drive-Assist Display, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, NissanConnect infotainment integration, hands-free text messaging ability, four-speaker audio with AM/FM radio and a CD player, Bluetooth connectivity, two USB ports and an audio jack, a three-month SiriusXM radio subscription, and a 7-inch touchscreen.

Features like door-to-door navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, a smart key system with push-button engine start, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, remote engine start, a garage-door opener, voice navigation, and a six-speaker or nine-speaker Bose audio system are more likely to appear if you upgrade from the S trim. For safety, the Rogue includes eight airbags, electronic stability and traction control, blind-spot warning, rear cross-traffic alert, a rearview camera, rear door alert, and hill start assist as standard safety features. Upper-level trims are more likely to have enhancements such as an around-view camera, a rear sonar system, and rear automatic braking. On the 2019 model, driving assistance is boosted by standard lane departure warning, high-beam assist, intelligent lane intervention, and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection.

For more info on the 2018 and 2019 model years of the Nissan Rogue, call us today at our dealership in Statesboro, Georgia, to set up an appointment with one of our Nissan experts.

* EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only.