2020 Nissan Rogue vs. 2020 Kia Sportage: What Are the Differences?

2020 Nissan Rogue vs. 2020 Kia Sportage

Finding Your Dream Vehicle

Whether the 2020 Nissan Rogue or 2020 Kia Sportage appeals to you, the team at Bill Kay Nissan has compiled key information about both models for your research pleasure. Our new inventory hosts numerous 2020 Rogue models to choose from. You can learn more about the Rogue and Sportage below, but our dealership in Downers Grove, IL, is ready to answer any questions you may have. Give us a call at (888) 448-1554 or contact us online and we’ll gladly assist you.

For comparison purposes, our team researched the 2020 Nissan Rogue SL, starting at $31,590 MSRP, and the 2020 Kia Sportage SX Turbo, starting at $33,490 MSRP.

Performance & Engine Options

You can expect a smooth ride when it comes to power for the 2020 Nissan Rogue and 2020 Kia Sportage. With the table below, you can determine which model has the performance and fuel efficiency you’ve been searching for.

2020 Nissan Rogue


2020 Kia Sportage

2.5L DOHC I4


2.0L Turbo I4

170 HP


240 HP

175 lb.-ft.


260 lb.-ft.


MPG (city/highway)


Exterior Design

While you can find automatic headlights on both the 2020 Nissan Rogue and the 2020 Kia Sportage, the Rogue provides you with rear privacy glass, LED daytime running lights, and more. Learn about key exterior design features of the Rogue in the following list.

  • LED tail lights
  • Fog lights
  • Chrome exterior door handles
  • Power body color heated outside mirrors with LED turn signals
  • Roof rails

2020 Nissan Rogue exterior


The interior of your 2020 Nissan Rogue or Kia Sportage is more than just comfort and design. From the sleek lines to the bodacious curves, your cabin is designed to ease the stress of your commute. The Sportage offers numerous amenities, but the Rogue takes the interior to the next level. The key factors that make the interior of the Rogue impressive, include:

  • Eight-way power driver’s seat with two-way power lumbar
  • Heated leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Remote engine start system with intelligent climate control
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Auto-dimming rear view mirror

2020 Nissan Rogue interior

Cargo Capacity

If you’re hunting for cargo capacity that can handle every task, the 2020 Nissan Rogue and Kia Sportage can take them on. While the Sportage offers 30.7 cu.-ft. with the rear seats up and 60.1 cu.-ft. with the rear seats down, the Rogue takes your space needs up a notch. You’ll find 39.3 cu.-ft. of cargo space with the rear seats up and 70.0 cu.-ft. of cargo space with the rear seats down.

Safety Features

You can expect both the 2020 Nissan Rogue and the 2020 Kia Sport to offer a plethora of driver assistance technologies, but the Rogue has a feature for any concern every mile of the way. Take a closer look at the following list and determine if the Rogue has the security technology you need to keep you and your passengers safe.

  • Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Intelligent lane intervention
  • Blind spot warning
  • Rear cross-traffic alert
  • Intelligent Around View® monitor

2020 Nissan Rogue safety


Keep up-to-date and connected, no matter where you are, with the 2020 Nissan Rogue and 2020 Kia Sportage. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are standard on both the Rogue and Sportage, but you’ll be thrilled by the multitude of high-tech amenities that the Rogue includes. Browse the list below to decide if the Rogue has what it takes to keep you and your passengers entertained throughout the drive.

  • Nissan door to door navigation with premium traffic
  • SiriusXM® Traffic and Travel Link®
  • Bose® premium audio system with nine speakers
  • Hands-free text messaging assistant
  • NissanConnect® 7-in. touchscreen display

2020 Nissan Rogue tech

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