2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape
Families on the go appreciate versatility and the compact crossover class will deliver. Athletic powertrains, sleek style cues, affordable price tags and versatile cabins make models like the Nissan Rogue stand out from the crowd. Learn more about the flagship Nissan crossover with this 2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape comparison. Explore the Nissan Rogue at Rick Hill Nissan today!
A practical alternative to the family sedan, the 2017 Nissan Rogue compact crossover is available in four trim levels - S, SV, Midnight Edition and SL - that can be tailored to fit your specifications. With the addition of an all-new Nissan Rogue Hybrid, the Nissan crossover is more dynamic than ever. Armed with a versatile and spacious interior, the Nissan Rogue is tailor-made for the family on the go. Highlight features of the Nissan Rogue include the EZ Flex Seating System, a Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System, 70 cubic feet of cargo space, Zero Gravity front seats and an innovative NissanConnect interface.
|2017 Nissan Rogue||VS||2017 Ford Escape|
|170-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Four-Cylinder||Base Engine||168-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Four-Cylinder|
|26 MPG City/33 MPG Hwy||Fuel Economy||21 MPG City/29 MPG Hwy|
|5/7 Passengers||Passenger Space||5 Passengers|
What Are the Differences Between the Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape?
Price and affordability are key elements of any automotive comparison and play an integral part in this 2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape overview. Base Nissan Rogue S trim levels start at an affordable $23,820 and provide an athletic performance that goes hand in hand with exceptional fuel-economy ratings. Standard Ford Escape S editions start at $23,750 with lackluster fuel economy. When you explore the Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape model lineups, you will find similar price points regardless of trim level.
Under the hood, the 2017 Nissan Rogue plays host to a capable and efficient 170-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is married to an Xtronic CVT® continuously variable transmission. Armed with the ultra-efficient CVT, the Nissan Rogue will make an impressive 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway with the added advantage of Eco and Sport Modes. An available Nissan Rogue Hybrid promises an upgrade in power and fuel economy that the competition cannot match. With a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an electric motor, the hybrid variant will make 176 horsepower in addition to 33 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.
Ford Escape models are available with thee capable engine options - a base 168-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a 179-horsepower 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder and a 245-horsepower 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. An emphasis on power and performance, means that the Ford Escape falls short of the Nissan Rogue in terms of fuel economy with base models making just 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. Fuel-efficient Ford Escape models equipped with the 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine manufacture just 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
An element that sets the 2017 Nissan Rogue apart from competitors is the availability of family-friendly third-row seating. Stock Nissan Rogue models make room for five passengers with an impressive 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row. When equipped with the Family Package, the Nissan Rogue adds a third-row and makes room for seven passengers. Ford Escape models are only available with room for five and a paltry 34 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row.
Get behind the wheel of the versatile and family-friendly 2017 Nissan Rogue today at Rick Hill Nissan in Dyersburg!