2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape

Compact crossovers have filled a clever niche within recent years, becoming the ideal solution for families who aren’t looking for a massive people-hauler but need to step up to something larger than a midsize sedan. Two of the more efficient and affordable options available that have been frontrunners year after year are the 2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape.

The Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape both have MSRPs within the $23,000 range. A number of trims are available, each of which adds to a wide selection of comfort, safety, and technology features. And as we mentioned, both are efficient vehicles, but the Nissan Rogue pulls ahead from the majority of the competition, earning gas mileage comparable to a midsize sedan.

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2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape
5-7 Seating 5
26 city/33 hwy mpg Fuel Economy Rating 21 city/29 hwy mpg
Available All-wheel Drive Available



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2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Ford Escape

Powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine that is paired with Nissan’s continuously variable transmission, the Rogue is always in the optimal gear in order to make sure fuel isn’t being wasted. The base engine for the Ford Escape is a 2.4L 4-cylinder as well. A new, smaller turbocharged engine is available to its Titanium trim.

As compact vehicles, the Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape do well to manage their space wisely. Whether it be passengers or cargo, both vehicles are flexible and comfortable selections. Compared to others in its class, what’s especially unique about the 2017 Nissan Rogue is that while it is a five-passenger vehicle, it does offer a third row, increasing the maximum number of occupants to seven.

The second and third rows of the Nissan Rogue can be folded down to create even more storage space. The 50/50 split folding third row and EZ FLex Seating System of the second row make it easy to maneuver the seats out of the way for passengers to climb in or to load cargo. The maximum amount of cargo space totals 70 cu-ft while the roof rails can be equipped with a variety of add-ons to manage cargo or outdoor gear.

Keep your cargo and your passengers safe and secure in the 2017 Nissan Rogue; standard safety includes features like a RearView Monitor. The Rogue SV And SL come standard with more advanced safety features like Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. There also is the Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection and all of the security apps on NissanConnect with Navigation, Mobile Apps, and Services.

To learn more about the 2017 Nissan Rogue or to take it for a test drive, we would like to welcome you here to Glendale Nissan to learn more. We look forward to helping you and hope to see you soon!

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rear seating in the 2017 Nissan Rogue