Compare 2018 Nissan Rogue vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2018 Nissan Rogue
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
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AWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rogue AWD S 25 32 $24,754 $26,150
Rogue AWD SL 25 32 $30,780 $32,530
Rogue AWD SL Hybrid 31 34 $31,914 $33,730
Rogue AWD SV 25 32 $25,905 $27,370
Rogue AWD SV Hybrid 31 34 $26,850 $28,370
Rogue FWD S 26 33 $23,478 $24,800
Rogue FWD SL 26 33 $29,506 $31,180
Rogue FWD SL Hybrid 33 35 $30,639 $32,380
Rogue FWD SV 26 33 $24,631 $26,020
Rogue FWD SV Hybrid 33 35 $25,575 $27,020
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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 21 27 $24,859 $25,895
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 22 27 $23,612 $24,595
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 21 27 $26,929 $28,050
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 22 27 $25,681 $26,750
Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 21 27 $31,095 $32,390
Tiguan 2.0T SEL FWD 22 27 $29,847 $31,090
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium 4MOTION 21 27 $36,048 $37,550
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium FWD 22 27 $34,801 $36,250
Tiguan Limited 2.0T 4MOTION 19 25 $23,257 $24,225
Tiguan Limited 2.0T FWD 20 26 $21,361 $22,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,754
$24,859
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,150
$25,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$436 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Nissan Rogue may not be very exciting, but it checks all the right boxes—and then some—for most family needs. What it lacks in personality, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan crossover SUV makes up for with its clean approach.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43 40.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
54 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.9 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
41.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.8 101.1
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.9
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
68.5 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.5 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.4 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
184.5 185.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
37.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
39.3 37.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
51.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
39.3 37.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
42.6 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P215/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17 P215/65HR17
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1102 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
110 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
110 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1102 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1102 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3580 3858
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 360
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 184 @ 4400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4400 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.39 3.33
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.60 3.99
Trans Type
1 8
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.43
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 5.59
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MOTION
Vehicle Name
Nissan Rogue Volkswagen Tiguan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 7.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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