Compare 2018 Nissan Rogue vs 2018 Chevy Equinox

Specs at a Glance

2018 Nissan Rogue

2018 Nissan Rogue

MPG (City/Hwy)

  26/33*

Front Leg Room

  43.0 inches


2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

MPG (City/Hwy)

  26/32*

Front Leg Room

  40.9 inches

2018 Nissan Rogue vs 2018 Chevrolet Equinox

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The 2018 Nissan Rogue and the 2018 Chevy Equinox are compact SUVs that can accommodate different types of drivers. The size of the vehicle and its low price tag makes it available to a larger group of drivers. If you want to determine which vehicle meets your specific needs, there are a few factors to compare between each car model.

Safety

The 2018 Nissan Rogue doesn't compromise with the number of safety features that are available to reduce the risk of a collision. The SUV is built with plenty of advanced safety features that are also included in the base model. The vehicle scored well in crash tests that were conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and was also named a 2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick. Some of the features included are a rearview camera, forward collision warning, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. Drivers can also choose from optional safety features, which includes adaptive cruise control, pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, a surround-view camera, and the ProPILOT Assist system. The 2018 Chevy Equinox received average scores by the NHTSA. Some of the safety features that come standard include traction control, electronic stability control, daytime running lights, and four-wheel disc brakes. Fortunately, it received immeasurable ratings for the tests performed by the IIHS.

Interior Features

One of the newest features of the 2018 Nissan Rogue is the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which comes standard in all models. The vehicle also offers an upscale interior with excellent materials used and modern styling incorporated. Leather surfaces feel genuine, and the plastic materials that are used are soft to the touch. The vehicle can seat five people and includes heated front seats and a heated steering wheel for added comfort. Satellite radio, Bluetooth, a four-speaker audio system, and a seven-inch touch-screen infotainment system come standard. The interior of the 2018 Chevy Equinox has a good quality and includes many standard features. The car also has less cargo space compared to its predecessor. There's plenty of soft-touch materials used in the Chevy Equinox, but there are a few cheap materials added that affects the overall style and appeal of the setting. The seats are also less comfortable and spacious compared to the Rogue.

Performance

The 2018 Nissan Rogue has a high level of performance and has a balance between comfort and composure. The vehicle offers a smooth ride with steering that is nicely-weighted. The car has above-average steering for its class, and the car never feels jarring or jittery on different types of terrain. The vehicle has a touch of athletism and allows the driver to feel in complete control of the car. Although the 2018 Chevy Equinox offers stable handling, the transmission is sluggish compared to the 2018 Nissan Rogue. The vehicle has mediocre performance, but its fuel efficiency is above average and equates to added savings. The model has improved its spongy brakes from its predecessor, but the steering is still too soupy and won't allow you to feel as confident while spending time behind the wheel. The vehicle soaks up bumps in the road with road and wind noise kept at a minimum in the cabin for increased comfort.

If you want to learn more about how the 2018 Nissan Rogue compares to the 2018 Chevy Equinox contact us today to speak to a representative. We'll provide you with more information and can also schedule a test drive when you're looking to purchase a new vehicle at our dealership.


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