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2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Hyundai Tucson

2021 Nissan Rogue vs 2021 Hyundai Tucson front quarter view

Only a handful of automakers come out with compact SUVs that have a perfect blend of performance, comfort, and features. The 2021 Nissan Rogue is one such vehicle, and so is the 2021 Hyundai Tucson. Therefore, if you want to find out which SUV is the better of the two, then we at Pohanka Nissan of Salisbury in Salisbury, MD, have this comparison page that you should check out!

2021 Nissan Rogue


2021 Hyundai Tucson

R181 Horsepower Base Horsepower 161 Horsepower
27 City / 35 Highway MPG Base Fuel Economy 23 City / 28 Highway MPG
74.1 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 61.9 Cubic Feet
S, SV, SL and Platinum Trim Levels SE, Value, SEL, Sport, Limited, Ultimate

Which SUV Should You Buy: the 2021 Nissan Rogue or the 2021 Hyundai Tucson?

Right off the bat, it is quite clear that the 2021 Nissan Rogue has a few significant advantages over the 2021 Hyundai Tucson. However, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson has a starting MSRP of $23,700, while that of the 2021 Nissan Rogue is $26,050. Hence, if you are on a tight budget, then the Hyundai Tucson seems to be an attractive option. Although the Nissan Rogue bests the Hyundai Tucson in many other important areas.

If we look at the engine specifications, the base trim of the Nissan Rogue comes with a 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve Direct Injection Gasoline™ (DIG) 4-cylinder engine that generates 181 horsepower. Meanwhile, the 2021 Hyundai Tucson has a 2.0-liter engine that puts out 161 horsepower. Therefore, if you are looking for better acceleration in your SUV, then the 2021 Nissan Rogue turns out to be a better option for you.

One of the main reasons why people go for an SUV instead of a sedan is the larger cargo space. In this case, the 2021 Nissan Rogue edges out over the 2021 Hyundai Tucson. While the 2021 Hyundai Tucson has a maximum cargo capacity of 61.9 cubic feet, that of the 2021 Nissan Rogue is 74.1 cubic feet. Hence, if you are planning to go on a road trip, the Nissan Rogue is a far better companion than the Hyundai Tucson.

Therefore, in conclusion, we would like to say that while both SUVs have impressive features and specifications, the 2021 Nissan Rogue emerges to be the better of the two SUVs.

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