2021 Nissan Rogue vs 2020 Nissan Rogue
2021 Nissan Rogue 2020 Nissan Rogue


2.5L I-4 2.5L I-4


181 170

  MPG (City/Highway)

27/35 * 26/33 *

  Cargo Space

74.1 cu. ft. 70.0 cu. ft.

2021 Nissan Rogue vs 2020 Nissan Rogue

Serving Troy, MI

The Nissan Rogue is a compact crossover SUV that is easy to fall in love with, and the introduction of the Rogue's third generation in 2021 makes it even more appealing. The third generation introduces a new trim level. At the same time, it has elevated performance capabilities as well as enhanced design elements and features. Which Nissan Rogue model year and trim level will you take home from Suburban Nissan of Troy soon?


For 2020 and 2021, you will find a 2.5-liter, I-4 gas engine under the hood. This powertrain is linked to an XTronic continuously variable transmission with a sport shifter. The 2021 Rogue's engine, however, has been re-tuned to produce 181 horsepower. All other mechanical features in the Rogue are uniform between the 2020 and 2021 model years. This includes equipment like an independent front strut, electronic brakeforce distribution, eco-sport mode, and other gear. You can conveniently experience the difference that the more powerful engine in the 2021 Rogue makes to your time on the road by test driving both model years at Suburban Nissan of Troy soon.


The 2020 Nissan Rogue has a modern look with flowing curves throughout the profile. With the introduction of the Rogue's third generation, the 2021 model year has a boxier profile that is both contemporary and confident. The hood is notably taller, and the haunches at the front and rear have a sharp definition. The 2021 Rogue's front end continues to have a U-shaped grille with a flat bottom and chrome finish. The grille is accompanied by a lower air vent, a skid plate, and redesigned headlights. These lights show off four bulbs capped by an LED ribbon. Features that you can find on both 2020 and 2021 Rogue versions include a power liftgate, remote entry, a liftgate spoiler, heated side mirrors, and a few other features.


Three trim levels are available for 2020, and the Platinum trim is added to the top of the trim line in 2021. In some or all of the Rogue's trims for both model years, you can find a push-button ignition, ambient lighting, a tri-zone auto climate control system, a navigation system, an 8-inch display screen for the infotainment system equipment, a heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 12.3-inch driver's gauge screen, an electronic gear shifter, Apple CarPlay, cloth or leather material, and other gear. For 2021, the full Safety Shield 360 features are standard. These assistive features include rear auto braking with a cross-traffic sensor, a lane departure alert, a blind-spot warning, and more.

Are you ready to pick out your next Nissan Rogue from the 2020 and 2021 trim lines? Contact our associates at Suburban Nissan of Troy today to get familiar with our current inventory's exciting possibilities.

* 2021 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2021 Rogue SV, SL and Platinum: 26 mpg city or 34 mpg highway or 29 mpg combined (FWD) or 25 mpg city or 32 mpg highway or 28 mpg combined (AWD). 2021 Rogue S: 27 mpg city or 35 mpg highway or 30 mpg combined (FWD) or 26 mpg city or 33 mpg highway or 29 mpg combined (AWD). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.