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The 2020 Nissan Rogue vs the 2020 Hyundai Tucson

The 2020 Nissan Rogue vs the 2020 Hyundai Tucson

Two of the best selling SUVs in the world - the Nissan Rogue and Hyundai Tucson - offer buyers exceptional versatility, reliability, and overall "bang for their buck." Here's a look at the two, their similarities, and their differences.

 

 

Entertainment and Technology

Both sedans come with excellent Infotainment systems. The Rogue's 4-speaker AM/FM/CD audio system handles MP3/WMA CD playback as well as streaming audio and hands-free calling thanks to its built-in Bluetooth technology The Rogue also comes standard with SiriusXM Satellite Radio with a complimentary three-month trial, the Tucson does not. Both systems also support Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.

 

Interior Comfort

The 2020 Nissan Rogue and 2020 Hyundai Tucson offer similar amounts of overall comfort. The Rogue accommodates taller front passengers a bit better with 1,057-mm of front headroom compared to 1,005-mm for the Tucson. Other interior dimensions for the two vehicles match up closely in almost every other area. Base models of both SUVs come with cloth upholstery, heated front seats, and 60/40 split fold-down, reclining rear seats. The Rogue's EZ Flex Seating System features a 2nd-row split folding/sliding/reclining bench seat that makes getting in and out a breeze.

 

Safety

Both Nissan and Hyundai make some of the safest SUVs on the road today. Features like Lane Keeping Assist, Lane Departure Warning, and Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist come standard on all trims of both. The Rogue also comes with Blind Spot Warning, Intelligent Emergency Braking, and Vehicle Dynamic Control with Traction Control on every trim.

 

Performance

Both vehicles come from the factory with 4-cylinder engines. The Rogue with a 170-hp 2.5-litre DOHC 16-valve, and the Tucson with a smaller 161-hp 2.0L aluminum block. The Rogue gets linked to a continuously variable transmission with Nissan's Intelligent All-Wheel Drive. The Tucson gets paired with a 6-speed automatic and a front-wheel drivetrain.

 

 

 

The 2020 Nissan Rogue                       

 

 

Vs.

 

 

The 2020 Hyundai Tuscon

 

 

127-mm

 

 

Colour Touchscreen Display

 

 

127-mm

 

 

Standard

 

 

Factory-installed SiriusXM Satellite Radio

 

 

No

 

 

1055

 

 

Front Headroom (mm)

 

 

1007

 

 

Yes

 

 

Backup Camera

 

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

Heated Front Seats

 

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

Bluetooth connectivity

 

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

Apple CarPlay Android Auto Compatibility

 

 

Yes

 

 

No

 

 

Automatic climate control

 

 

No

 

 

8-way power-adjustable with 2-way power lumbar support

 

 

Driver's Seat

 

 

6-way manually adjustable

 

 

Seven-speed Xtronic Continuously Variable Transmission

 

 

 

 

Transmission

 

 

Six-speed automatic

 

 

170-hp 2.5-litre DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder

 

 

 

 

Engine

 

 

161-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder Aluminum block

 

 

 

 

All-Wheel Drive

 

 

Drivetrain

 

 

FWD

 

 

ABS Brakes,

 

Driver Airbag,

 

Passenger Airbag,

 

Front Side Airbags,

 

Curtain Airbags

 

 

Standard Safety

 

 

ABS Brakes,

 

Driver Airbag,

 

Passenger Airbag,

 

Front Side Airbags,

 

Curtain Airbags

 

 

Driver Airbag

 

 

Cargo Volume (Cubic Metres)

 

 

0.09

 

 

513

 

 

Maximum Payload (Kilograms)

 

 

498

 

 

Passenger Airbag

 

 

Fuel Economy City/Highway L/100km

 

 

11.2/9.05

 

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