Vehicle Comparisons:
Nissan Rogue vs. Murano

2017 Nissan Rogue Red (c) Nissans have a reputation for reliability and innovation, so it’s no surprise that crossover shoppers across Cranston, Pawtucket, and East Providence are drawn to the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Nissan Murano. It can be difficult deciding whether the 2017 Nissan Murano or 2017 Nissan Rogue is right for you, so Stateline Nissan decided to break down their similarities and differences in the following comparison.

Read our 2017 Nissan Rogue vs. Murano comparison to learn about their unique characteristics. Afterwards, schedule to test drive your favorite model.

Nissan Rogue vs. Murano: Design

From their rounded shoulders to V-shaped front grills, the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Nissan Murano share several similarities at first glance in terms of design.

Each are sculpted with sleek body lines for heightened aerodynamics that reduce wind resistance. Available LED headlights and lustrous aluminum alloy wheels add stylish accents, making these versatile, modern-looking crossovers hard to ignore.

The differences between the 2017 Nissan Rogue and 2017 Nissan Murano are more apparent once you climb inside. Both crossovers provide seating for five people, but the 2017 Nissan Rogue is available with an additional third row to increase its passenger capacity to seven.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue is also bigger than the 2017 Nissan Murano, translating to more cargo space. With the Nissan Murano, drivers get 32.1 cubic feet of storage in the rear and up to 67 cubic feet when its back seats are folded down. Comparatively, the Nissan Rogue offers 39.3 cubic feet of space in its rear storage area and a total of 70 cubic feet.

Nissan Rogue vs. Murano: Performance

You won’t be ripping around corners with the 2017 Nissan Murano or 2017 Nissan Rogue, but you can expect a smooth, balanced ride, and even-keeled acceleration with these front-wheel drive cruisers.

Nevertheless, the 2017 Nissan Murano’s 260 horsepower 3.5L V6 possesses a bit more joie de vivre while accelerating than the 2017 Nissan Rogue’s 2.5L four-cylinder engine, which makes 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.  Each vehicle sends power to their wheels through Nissan’s smooth-shifting Xtronic® continuously variable transmission, lending themselves to engaging, efficient performances.

Technology and Connectivity Features

2017 Nissan Rogue Technology (c)Whether you opt for the 2017 Nissan Murano or 2017 Nissan Rogue, both crossovers put a premium on staying connected with advanced technology features that bring the world to the tips of your fingers.

Smartphone integration, a backup camera, Bluetooth, audio controls, and hands-free calling and texting are a click or voice command away through the 2017 Nissan Rogue’s five-inch infotainment center. The 2017 Nissan Murano comes with these features as well, though it comes with a larger seven-inch screen.

Test Drive Your Nissan Crossover Today

Now that we’ve compared the similarities and differences between the 2017 Nissan Murano and 2017 Nissan Rogue, it’s time to put their capabilities and technology features to the test. If you’re in the market for a Nissan crossover near Cranston, East Providence, or Pawtucket, schedule to test drive a Murano or Rogue at Stateline Nissan.