2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Nissan Rogue

2020 Kia Sportage vs. 2019 Nissan Rogue

Your Next Adventure

Begin your next urban adventure with the 2020 Kia Sportage or 2019 Nissan Rogue! These compact crossovers shatter expectations, but which one is right for you? The Southlake Kia team in Merrillville, IN, created this crossover comparison to help you decide. Be sure to browse our new Sportage inventory to view available models on our lot!

All questions and inquiries can be directed to a Southlake Nissan specialist at (219) 947-1500 or fill out our contact form.

For the purposes of this comparison, we'll be looking at the 2020 Kia Sportage EX, starting at $27,190 MSRP, and the 2019 Nissan Rogue S, starting at $25,020 MSRP.

Performance & Handling

Black 2020 Kia Sportage

Tackle your daily drive with the all-new Kia Sportage or 2019 Nissan Rogue! Both of these crossovers offer hill start assist and varying performance specs. Only the 2020 Sportage includes a six-speed automatic transmission with Sportmatic, downhill brake control, and drive mode select. Learn more about each model's engine specifications below.

2020 Kia Sportage


2019 Nissan Rogue

2.4L I4


2.5L I4

181 HP


170 HP

175 lb.-ft.


175 lb.-ft.


MPG (city/hwy)



Impress your friends with the thoughtful cabins of the 2020 Kia Sportage and new Nissan Rogue. Each crossover provides a 60/40 split-folding rear seat and steering wheel-mounted controls for your convenience. However, only the Sportage goes above and beyond with the following considerations:

  • 10-way power driver's seat with lumbar support
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • Heated front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob
  • SOFINO premium leatherette sears
  • Under rear cargo floor storage compartment


Turn heads behind the wheel of the 2020 Kia Sportage or all-new Nissan Rogue. Engineered to excite, these crossovers offer stylish yet functional exterior features. View some of the most popular exterior features of the Sportage below.

  • 18-in. alloy wheels
  • Heated, power-folding outside mirrors with integrated turn signals
  • Roof rails
  • Smart Power Liftgate
  • Smart Welcome
  • Solar control privacy glass


Feel secure every time you drive the new Kia Sportage and 2019 Nissan Rogue. Both of these crossovers include an advanced suite of safety features, like a rear camera display. See how the 2020 Sportage takes your safety a step further with the following safety features:

  • Advanced airbags
  • Blind spot collision warning
  • Driver attention warning
  • Forward collision avoidance-assist with pedestrian detection
  • Lane keeping assist
  • Rear cross-traffic collision warning
2020 Kia Sportage safety


Defy conventions with the new Kia Sportage or 2019 Nissan Rogue! These smart crossovers include Android Auto, Apple CarPlay®, and Bluetooth® technology to keep you connected on the go. Discover additional high-tech features only offered with the 2020 Kia Sportage below.

  • 8-in. touchscreen
  • Available wireless charger
  • Push-button start/stop
  • Smart cruise control with stop and go
  • Voice recognition
2020 Kia Sportage technology

2020 Kia Sportage Lease Deal

Convinced the 2020 Kia Sportage is the crossover for you? Check out the new inventory at Southlake Kia in Merrillville, IN, then pair your favorite trim with one of our Sportage lease deals. To learn ore about the 2020 Kia Sportage and 2019 Nissan Rogue differences, get in touch with a Southlake Nissan representative by calling (219) 947-1500 or fill out our contact form.

Grey 2020 Kia Sportage in snow

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