2018 VW Tiguan vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

If you’re on the hunt for an SUV that expands its capability beyond its powertrain, we have great news for you! SUV shoppers in West Valley, Murray City, and Orem should get excited for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2018 Nissan Rogue.

In this comparison, we’ll go over a few features of the Tiguan and the Rogue, including interior space, performance, and safety features. Let’s get started with a brief overview!

Tiguan vs Rogue: Overview

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2018 Nissan Rogue have a lot in common as competitive SUVs. They’re both standardly equipped with four doors, Bluetooth®-compatible infotainment systems, and 65.7+ cubic feet of maximum cargo volume.

One bonus interior feature you’ll be able to experience in the Tiguan is the extra third row of seats. You’ll have seven spacious seats to fit all your passengers or you can fold them down to optimize your packability. Unfortunately, the Rogue only seats five passengers.

Further customize your Tiguan and its interior with eight trim levels to choose from or get slightly less personalized with only four trim levels to choose from with the Rogue.

This 2018 Tiguan review will provide an in-depth look at the features of the vehicle, so you can determine if it’s a good fit for you.

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VW Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue: Engine Performance

All eight trim levels of the 2018 VW Tiguan are equipped with a 2.0L turbocharged TSI® 4-cylinder engine. This engine specializes in putting the power in powertrain, as it puts out an impressive 182 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque.

Additionally, you’ll have an 8-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode. For an even more controlled drive, upgrade to the available 4MOTION® all-wheel drivetrain with four different condition-specific drive modes: Snow, On-Road, Off-Road, and Off-Road Custom.

As for the 2018 Nissan Rogue, you’ll have a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine leading the way. With this engine, you’ll get just 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Additionally, you’ll miss out on the multifaceted drive mode selector.

Volkswagen Tiguan Interior

2018 Tiguan vs 2018 Rogue: Safety Features

Both the new Volkswagen Tiguan and the Nissan Rogue have a lot to offer when it comes to safety. In the Tiguan and Rogue, you’ll enjoy features like tire pressure monitoring systems and rearview cameras.

You’ll also have the option to add impressive active features like Autonomous Emergency Braking and Over View Cameras in both SUVs. The latter systems use a series of cameras to create a 360 view of your vehicle’s surroundings.

What you won’t find in any 2018 Rogue, though, is a Forward Collision Warning system. Available in all eight trim levels of the Tiguan is the Driver Assistance package, which includes this smart feature. It constantly monitors the vehicles in front of you and will warn you and even apply the brakes for you.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Nissan Rogue: The Verdict

As you can see, there’s plenty to be excited about in both the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2018 Nissan Rogue. However, we at Volkswagen SouthTowne believe drivers in West Valley, Murray City, and Orem will appreciate the Tiguan extra seats, impressive power output, advanced safety, and many customization options.

But don’t take our word for it – come experience it for yourself! All you have to do is give us a call and we’d be happy to schedule a test drive for you.