2021 Nissan Rogue vs 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport in Jefferson City, MO

Are you shopping for a reliable new SUV? Nissan has some excellent options for you to choose from like the popular Nissan Rogue and Nissan Rogue Sport. With nearly identical names, it can be hard to tell which SUV best fits your lifestyle. That's where Nissan of Jefferson City comes into play. Allow us to explain the key differences between the 2021 Rogue and 2021 Rogue Sport so that you can make an informed decision.


Perhaps the most obvious difference between the Nissan Rogue and Rogue Sport is their size. The larger Rogue spans 183 inches while the smaller Rogue Sport has a length of 172.8 inches. Roughly ten inches may not sound like much, but it makes the 2021 Nissan Rogue more passenger-friendly with its extra legroom and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport easier to maneuver in tighter spaces.

Engine & Power

Each vehicle has one engine option. The 2021 Nissan Rogue comes equipped with a 2.5-liter DOHC engine that boasts 181 horsepower, and an equal amount of torque. In comparison, the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport’s slightly smaller 2.0-liter DOHC engine produces 141 horsepower and 147 lb-ft of torque. Both engines help the SUVs tow just over 1,000 pounds. Unsurprisingly, the larger Nissan Rogue leads the way with 1,350 pounds of towing capacity, a few hundred pounds more than the Rogue Sport. The Rogue also holds a slight advantage in fuel economy, 31 mpg, compared to the Rogue Sport at 28 mpg.

Pricing & Trim Options

Finally, we come to the difference in pricing and trim options. With its smaller size and less powerful engine, it makes sense that the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport costs less than the Nissan Rogue across the board. That said, both SUVs have the same features across the following trim levels: S, SV, and SL. However, the Nissan Rogue adds a top-tier Platinum model that allows you to maximize your comfort, technology, and safety features if you wish to do so.

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Have we helped you choose between the 2021 Nissan Rogue and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport? Start shopping today at Nissan of Jefferson City! We have an excellent selection of both models and would love to help you find the perfect new SUV for you. Browse our inventory of Nissan vehicles online, or come to the dealership at your convenience to view our available vehicles in person.

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Would you like to take the 2021 Nissan Rogue or 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport for a spin? Contact Nissan of Jefferson City today to get behind the wheel! Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can set up your test drive and will happily answer all of your questions about either vehicle.

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