2018 Hyundai Kona vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

2018 Hyundai Kona vs 2018 Nissan Rogue exterior of both crossovers

Car shoppers looking for a small crossover are faced with a staggering number of options. More and more new crossovers are entering the market. The Hyundai Kona is one of the newest vehicles to enter the crossover market. So how does the new Kona stack up against some of the established models in the crossover segment? Looking at the 2018 Hyundai Kona vs the 2018 Nissan Rogue compares the new Kona to a longer-tenured crossover model.

The 2018 Hyundai Kona offers multiple options for car shoppers to choose from. The crossover offers two engine options, five trim levels and a variety of feature and technology systems. The Rogue offers one engine options and is only offered in three trim levels.

2018 Hyundai Kona


2018 Nissan Rogue

2 Engine Options 1
175 horsepower, 195 pound-feet torque Best Engine Performance 170 horsepower, 175 pound-feet torque
8.6 L/100 km city, 7.0 L/100 km highway Fuel Economy 9.2 L/100 km city, 7.0 L/100 km highway
5 Trim Levels 3

2018 Hyundai Kona, 2018 Nissan Rogue Features and Options

The first engine option offered on the 2018 Kona is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque. In addition to the base engine, the Kona offers a turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine producing 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.

The only engine offered on the 2018 Nissan Rogue is a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine rated at 170 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque.

Kona models are available in five total trim levels: Essential, Preferred, Luxury, Trend and Ultimate. The five trim levels each offer a different collection of features and technology systems. This includes multiple systems designed to increase driver awareness and safety. Kona models offers systems like Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning, Lane Change Assist, Parking Distance Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, High Beam Assist, Driver Attention Warning and Blind-Spot Collision Warning.

Other technology features offered on the 2018 Hyundai Kona include Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Blue Link, Heads-up Display with active pop-up display screen and wireless device charging.

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