2022 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. Its Competition

2022 Nissan Rogue Sport
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The Subaru Crosstrek is our go-to for buyers seeking a small SUV with personality and value.

It’s a winner for a variety of reasons, and in Sport guise it has decent acceleration.

The Mazda CX-30 delivers sharp handling and good power with the optional turbocharged engine, making it a default choice for car enthusiasts.

Look to the Hyundai Kona for its slick styling and its amazing value, though it’s not exactly quick—except in battery-electric form.

The Chevy Trailblazer makes a strong styling statement outside but can feel wheezy to drive.

And if you’re looking to spend the big bucks Nissan demands for a loaded-up Rogue Sport, the delightful Volvo XC40 is not much more expensive and it’s a lot nicer.

2022 Nissan Rogue Sport2022 Nissan Rogue Sport
#13 in Small SUVs
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2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer2022 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
#11 in Small SUVs
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2022 Mazda CX-302022 Mazda CX-30
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2022 Subaru Crosstrek2022 Subaru Crosstrek
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2022 Volvo XC402022 Volvo XC40Get Your Price2021 Hyundai Kona2021 Hyundai Kona
Quick Specs
The 2022 Nissan Rogue Sport banks on features and cargo space to woo buyers; the powertrain won’t.
The 2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer blazes few new trails, but it’s a pleasant enough, city-friendly SUV.
The 2022 Mazda CX-30 is a style-forward small crossover with an upscale feel.
The 2022 Subaru Crosstrek flexes safety and traction more than it does power.
The 2022 Volvo XC40 puts lots of personality into a compact crossover body.
The 2021 Hyundai Kona wears like statement jewelry, and drives like a bargain.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
24 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded I-4Gas I3Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small Station WagonsSport Utility VehiclesSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 4WDSmall SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
FWD SFWD 4-Door LS2.5 S AWDManualT4 FWD MomentumSE Automatic FWD
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport Utilityi-ACTIV AWD Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
CVT w/ODContinuously Variable RatioAutomatic w/ODManual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
 2022 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. 2022 Chevrolet TrailBlazer2022 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. 2022 Mazda CX-302022 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. 2022 Subaru Crosstrek2022 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. 2022 Volvo XC402022 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. 2021 Hyundai Kona