Are you on the hunt for a new family SUV in St. Charles, St. Louis, O'Fallon, and Saint Peters, MO? If so, both the Nissan Rogue and the Kia Sorento are probably at the top of your list.

To help you decide between these spacious and comfortable SUVs, our team at St. Charles Nissan has created this Nissan Rogue vs. Kia Sorento comparison. Let's see who comes out on top!

Nissan Rogue vs Kia Sorento: Capable and Efficient

Both the Nissan Rogue and the Kia Sorento come standard with a 4-cylinder engine, but you'll get a smoother ride with the Rogue thanks to its Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission). You may notice the shifts behind the wheel of the Sorento. Its standard transmission is an electronically controlled, 6-Speed automatic transmission.

If you're looking for the more efficient SUV, you'll want to go with the Nissan Rogue. It boasts an EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway MPG.1 The Sorento, on the other hand, only manages an EPA-estimated 22 city/29 highway MPG.

When a storm rolls in and the roads get slick, you'll need a capable SUV to keep the fun going. Luckily, both models can be outfitted with an all-wheel drive system. Once they detect wheel slip, power will be rerouted to the wheels with the most traction, so you can maintain control.

Interior Comfort and Connectivity

Both SUVs have plenty of room for your family, but if you need more room to stretch out up front, the Nissan Rogue is for you. It has 41.6 inches of headroom. The Kia Sorento, on the other hand, only has 39.5 inches of headroom up front.

The Rogue and the Sorento both come with amenities like leather-trimmed seats and Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control to keep everyone comfortable. They both offer heated front seats, but you'll only get Quick Comfort® heated front seats in the Rogue. They remember your previous settings and heat up with the touch of a button.

When it comes to keeping you connected, the Rogue and the Sorento both come with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. These standard features will put your favorite apps and music right onto the standard 7-inch touchscreen displays.

Nissan Rogue vs Kia Sorento: Smart Safety Features

When you hit the road with your family in tow, it's important to have peace of mind. That's why both the Nissan Rogue and the Kia Sorento bring a wide range of innovative safety features to the table.

Two confidence-inspiring features they share are Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. They'll look out for vehicles in those hard-to-see places, so you can change lanes and navigate tight parking lots with ease.

ProPILOT Assist is one feature that you'll only find on the Nissan Rogue. This advanced cruise control will make you more confident on the daily commute. It can maintain a set speed and keep a safe distance between you and the car ahead. It can even help you stay centered in your lane with gentle steering assistance.

Time to Decide!

While both SUVs bring plenty of comfort, space, and connectivity to the table, the enhanced efficiency and innovative safety features of the Nissan Rogue put it above the competition. If you want to see what it can bring to the streets of St. Charles, St. Louis, O'Fallon, and Saint Peters, Missouri, visit us here at St. Charles Nissan.

12020 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. 26 City MPG / 33 Highway MPG / 29 Combined MPG for Rogue® FWD. 25 City MPG / 32 Highway MPG / 27 Combined MPG for Rogue AWD. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions. Use for comparison only.

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