2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox in Downers Grove, IL

A 2017 red Nissan Rogue next to a red Chevy Equinox

Its time to add greater versatility and convenience to your daily drive, but every manufacturer has multiple crossovers and SUVs that provide the capability you need. Which one should you choose? Great question. Two of the most popular options available in the Downers Grove, IL area are the 2017 Nissan Rogue and the 2017 Chevy Equinox. Learn about the key differences in performance, design, and technology for these two models below. If you have questions about the new Rogue, give the team at Bill Kay Nissan a call at (888) 448-1554 to learn more.

For our analysis, the 2017 Nissan Rogue S will be compared to the 2017 Chevy Equinox L.

2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox: Performance Features

An orange 2017 Nissan Rogue next to a 2017 red Chevy Equinox

While both the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Chevy Equinox come with a four-cylinder engine and an automatic transmission, there are several important differences in performance and efficiency. Performance features that youll want to know about before you schedule a test drive are as follows:

2017 Nissan Rogue


2017 Chevy Equinox

2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder


2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder SIDI

175 lb.-ft.


172 lb.-ft.

26 MPG city

33 MPG highway

Fuel Efficiency

22 MPG city
32 MPG highway

CVT Automatic


6-speed automatic

2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox: Interior Design & Cargo Space

The cargo capacity of a 2017 Nissan Rogue

Versatile cargo options, best-in-class comfort, and intelligent design are standard with the new Nissan Rogue, but lacking in the Chevy Equinox. The Divide-N-Hide® cargo system and EZ Flex™ Seating System are standard with the new Rogue, but arent offered with the Equinox. Other important differences in interior design and cargo space included with the Rogue, but unavailable with the Equinox include:

  • Advanced Drive Assist® display

  • Three 12-volt DC power outlets

  • Four bottle holders and four cup holders

  • Mood lighting

  • 8 cu. ft. of interior volume comes standard

2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Chevy Equinox: Safety & Technology

The interior dashboards of the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Chevy Equinox

Nissan is known for providing greater safety and connected features than its competition. This holds true when the 2017 Nissan Rogue is pitted against the 2017 Chevy Equinox. From a greater emphasis on safety to more connected technology, the new Rogue adds a lot more to your daily drive than the Equinox. Vital systems only available for the Nissan Rogue include:

  • Siri® Eyes Free, hands-free text messaging assistant, and a Bluetooth® hands-free phone system

  • AUX and USB connection ports

  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System

  • Forward Emergency Braking and Rear Cross Traffic Alert

Discover Your New Rogue at Bill Kay Nissan!

Starting at $26,460 MSRP, the 2017 Nissan Rogue S is an ideal upgrade for your daily drive. Discover the new Rogue in the S trim level and other packages in the inventory at Bill Kay Nissan in Downers Grove, IL. Once you have you next new crossover vehicle in mind, get in touch with a product specialist by calling (888) 448-1554 or through our schedule test drive form to get behind the wheel today.