2018 Hyundai Kona vs 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport

Blue 2018 Hyundai Kona and red 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport side by side

Whenever a new vehicle comes out, not only do drivers want to know all about it, but they also want to see how it stacks up against the competition. For 2018, Hyundai released their new Kona SUV, exciting drivers around the world. Outside of learning about the new Kona model, we wanted to compare the 2018 Hyundai Kona vs the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport.

Usually when looking at SUVs, a higher price means better performance. However, that isn't the case here, as the more affordable Kona model offers better efficiency and power than the Rogue Sport. In fact, the 2018 Hyundai Kona offers a standard fuel efficiency rating of 27 city/33 highway/30 combined mpg. The standard 2018 Kona also comes with a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that offers 147 horsepower and 132 lb-ft of torque, with the chance to upgrade to the 1.6-liter inline 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that generates 175 horsepower and 195 lb-ft of torque.

2018 Hyundai Kona


2018 Nissan Rogue Sport

$19,500 Starting MSRP $21,640
30 Combined MPG 28
147 Standard Horsepower 141
Available All-Wheel Drive Available

Infotainment System in the 2018 Hyundai Kona

Outside of its impressive performance on the road, the Kona is equally as impressive on the inside behind the wheel. The 2018 Hyundai Kona comes standard with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that offers great features including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The Kona also offers an available Heads-up Display which shows important safety, navigation and audio information right in front of the driver between the windshield and instrument cluster.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2018 Hyundai Kona vs the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport, be sure to contact us at Apple Valley Hyundai. You can also get behind the wheel of the new Kona today by scheduling a test drive online through our website.

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