2019 Nissan Murano vs 2020 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Murano

  • Standard Engine3.5L V6
  • Horsepower260 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *20 / 28
  • Seats5

Nissan Rogue

  • Standard Engine2.5L Inline-4
  • Horsepower170 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *26 / 33
  • Seats5

Specs at a Glance

The Murano and the Rogue are two of the most popular Nissan SUVs. Both are among the most competitive and desirable in their class. Earning that acclaim is not easy in a packed class of SUVs. The 2019 Nissan Murano got some substantial changes. Automatic emergency braking comes standard now. There are more safety features available on the different trims as well. The 2020 Rogue does not have any significant changes from the 2019 model. It remains a comfortable, classy, and luxurious vehicle that emphasizes safety and passenger comfort. A minor design change is made to the Sport trim level this year, however, which has a redesigned front end and more standard amenities.

Sporty Performance and Economy

The 2019 Nissan Murano features a capable base engine that generates 260 HP. The engine is paired with an automatic transmission. Intelligent all-wheel drive is available to make your excursions even more comfortable and confidence-inspiring. The vehicle is equipped to seamlessly switch back and forth between two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive to maximize fuel economy and driving performance based on road surfaces. The Nissan Rogue has one engine across the board, which is a 2.5L engine with four cylinders. This engine produces up to 170 HP at 6,000 RPM. It comes with a continuously-variable automatic transmission.

Appearances that Turn Heads

Both vehicles seat five occupants. A simultaneously sporty and elegant exterior characterizes both. A hands-free, motion-activated liftgate and 70 feet of cargo space are highlights of the Murano. Front and back, the vehicle's chrome accents and distinctive paint colors make passers-by look twice. The base trim level has 18-inch wheels, while 20-inch wheels are standard on the highest trim level. LED headlights on all trims make the road more visible and make driving in low-light conditions safer. LED fog lights are available on the top trims.

The 2020 Nissan Rogue gets a revised front end and a V-motion grille this year. LED daytime running lights are also standard on this year's edition. This year, the vehicle's engineers opted for a combination of light design, giving the Rogue a more striking appearance. Aluminum-alloy 19-inch wheel s are also standard. Two new colors join the lineup this year.

Interior Amenities and Technology

The 2019 Murano comes standard with an eight-inch touchscreen display. This display screen comes standard with a drive-assist display, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Voice recognition is standard to help you safely control the audio and navigation features. Hands-free texting is also offered. Leather seats, a leather-wrapped wheel, and a leather-wrapped shift knob accent the higher trims. The Rogue gets more standard safety features this year, including high beam assist, rear automatic braking, lane departure warning, and blind-spot monitoring. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard.

Both the Nissan Murano and Rogue have much to offer this year. You'll need to decide a favorite for yourself, which is why we encourage you to contact us for a test drive. Call or schedule an appointment online today to try out your favorite trim.

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All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

* Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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