2018 Nissan Rogue vs. 2018 Chevy Equinox

The Nissan Rogue is one of the most popular models built by the automaker, in one of the most densely packed segments in the global automotive industry. Independent online reviews have a lot of positive things to say about the current Rogue model — which happens to be currently available at the JC Billion Nissan showroom. All of these things are wonderful, but our customers need more focused research. A comparison of the 2018 Nissan Rogue vs. 2018 Chevy Equinox reveals several interesting facts. To be fair, the Equinox is one of the most popular models in the crossover SUVs in its class. However, the current Rogue model offers a more competitive price with a similar list of standard features. If you'd like to take a closer look at the 2018 Nissan Rogue, you can schedule a test drive today by calling, 406-556-9071.

There are a few areas where the 2018 Nissan Rogue has more to offer than its Chevy Equinox rival. Among the most important advantages, the current Rogue holds over the Equinox is available cargo space. Both crossover SUVs have a seating capacity of five passengers, which is pretty standard for this segment of the class. However, the interior of the 2018 Nissan Rogue can be easily configured to have up to 70 cubic-feet of cargo volume available. Shoppers choosing the 2018 Equinox are short-changing themselves by several cubic feet. The interior of the Chevy crossover SUV has a maximum of 63.5 cubic-feet. Additionally, the 2018 Nissan Rogue edges out the Equinox in terms of fuel economy with scores of 26 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highway. The Equinox falls short with a rating of 32 mpg highway.


2018 Nissan Rogue Vs. 2018 Chevy Equinox
2.5-L, 4-Cyl. Engine Turbo., 1.5-L, 4-Cyl.
170/175 Horsepower/Torque 170/203
CVT Transmission Six-speed automatic
70 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Space 63.5 cu.-ft.


Engine options and performance specs

On the performance front, the 2018 Nissan Rouge and 2018 Chevy Equinox are very closely matched. All gasoline-powered versions of the 2018 Rogue are equipped with a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine and is attached to a very precise continuously variable transmission – which also aids in the model's fuel economy scores. For comparison, the 2018 Chevy Equinox uses a turbocharged, 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine and employs a six-speed automatic transmission. Both crossover SUVs have a peak performance output of 170 horsepower. The hybrid variant of the Rogue uses a different powertrain and will be covered separately by the product experts at JC Billion Nissan.

2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.


A front left quarter photo of the 2018 Nissan Rogue on a bridge.
A left quartering profile photo of the 2018 Nissan Rogue.
An interior photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2018 Rogue.
A close up photo of the driver's information screen in the center gauge cluster in the 2018 Rogue.