2018 Kia Sportage vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

2018 Kia sportage vs 2018 nissan rogue side by side

The 2018 Kia Sportage offers Edmonton-area drivers incredible style, high-tech features and impressive versatility in addition to Kia's legendary affordable price tag.

The Kia Sportage is a modern crossover SUV that boasts an athletic and sporty exterior thanks to the tiger-nose grille and new LED headlamps. Inside, the crossover doesn't disappoint either, offering spaciousness and a host of standard and available high-tech comfort and convenience features.

The 2018 Sportage is available in three trim levels: LX, EX and SX Turbo. Each trim level is available with the Dynamax™ All-Wheel-Drive system and a unique set of standard and available features and package options.

Keep reading to learn the differences between the 2018 Kia Sportage and the 2018 Nissan Rogue. 

2018 Kia Sportage


2018 Nissan Rogue

$23,500 Starting MSRP $24,680
2,000 pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 1,102 pounds
240 horsepower Maximum Power 170 horsepower
23 City / 30 Highway mpg Fuel Economy 26 City / 30 Highway

2018 Kia Sportage Edmonton AB

After checking out the chart above, it's easy to see why the 2018 Kia Sportage is the best choice for Edmonton-area drivers. The Sportage offers more power and capability at a lower price than the 2018 Nissan Rogue.

And while the 2018 Rogue offers better fuel economy in the city (23 vs 26 city mpg), they both offer the same highway mpg and their combined mpg is very similar. 

The biggest difference between the two vehicles is versatility. Both offer three different trim levels, but only the Sportage offers multiple engine options. All trim levels of the 2018 Rogue are fitted with a 170-hp, 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, while 2018 Sportage models are fitted with a 181-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine, and offer a 240-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged engine for SX Turbo models.

Some of the best available features of the 2018 Kia Sportage include Autonomous Emergency Brake, Parking Assist, an eight-inch UVO eServices touchscreen infotainment system with voice-command navigation and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, Smart Power liftgate and so much more!

Schedule a test drive of the new 2018 Kia Sportage at Kia of West Edmonton today!