Should You Choose the 2017 Nissan Rogue or the 2017 Ford Escape?

If you're looking for a new compact SUV with an exciting ride and a variety of amazing features all at an affordable price, then the 2017 Nissan Rogue could be a great choice for you. This vehicle offers responsive handling along with a balance of power and efficiency for a great ride. It also offers a comfortable interior with all kinds of standard and optional features that can make your ride even more enjoyable.

The Rogue has a lot to offer, and we think it's a great choice for all kinds of drivers. However, there are a variety of other compact SUVs on the road for you to choose from. Other vehicles like the 2017 Ford Escape also offer great performance and features that you'll enjoy. So how can you tell which one is the best option for you? Take a look at the comparison below to see what each model has to offer so you can decide which one is best for you.

  • Price: The Rogue has a starting price of $23,820, while the Escape starts at $23,750, so you can expect to spend a similar amount on these vehicles.
  • Size: Both vehicles offer standard room for five, but the Rogue offers an available third row of seats, allowing you to seat seven people if you choose. The Rogue also offers more cargo room (39.3 cubic feet with seats up and 70 cubic feet with seats down) than the Escape (34.3 cubic feet with seats up and 67.8 cubic feet with seats down) so you can bring along more cargo. The Rogue also offers more passenger volume (106 cubic feet) than the Escape (98 cubic feet), so your passengers can stay comfortable.
  • Performance: The Rogue comes standard with a 2.5-liter engine that offers 170 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque, providing more power than the Escape's 2.5-liter engine, which provides 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque. The Rogue also offers more efficiency at 26 city/33 highway/29 combined MPG, than the Escape at 21 city, 29 highway/ 24 combined MPG. The Rogue also offers an Intelligent AWD system and the Escape offers an Intelligent 4WD system, which both provide great performance.
  • Features: Both vehicles offer great features like infotainment systems, comfortable power-adjustable driver's seats, voice-activated controls, blind spot monitoring, lane keeping systems and collision warning with brake support. However the Rogue offers a few extra features. For example, the Rogue offers 40-20-40 split-folding rear seats while the Escape only offers 60-40 split-folding rear seats. The Rogue also offers pedestrian detection and moving object detection, which are not available in the Escape.

As you can see, both models have a lot to offer. They're both fun to drive and packed with features. However, the Rogue offers even more features, along with a more spacious interior and a more efficient ride, which we think makes it the optimal choice. If you're interested in learning more about the 2017 Nissan Rogue, be sure to visit our Middlebury, CT dealership. We would be happy to answer all your questions and arrange a test drive so you can see for yourself what this vehicle has to offer and decide if it's the right choice for you. If you do decide you want to take this vehicle home, we will gladly help you get the auto loan or lease you need to get behind the wheel of a great new Rogue of your own.

Make an Inquiry