What’s the Difference Between the Nissan Rogue and Nissan Murano?

If you know that you want the impeccable performance of a Nissan SUV, but haven’t yet landed on the model that best suits your transportation needs, you’ve come to the right place. To help you narrow down your options, the team of automotive specialists at our Nissan dealership has compared two of the most popular models, the 2018 Nissan Rogue and the 2018 Nissan Murano. Continue reading to learn more about the performance, interior, and safety features you can expect from the new Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue.

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2018 Nissan Rogue vs. 2018 Nissan Murano: Engine Specifications

Whether you choose the 2.5L DOHC 14-Valve I4 engine that comes with the 2018 Nissan Rogue or the 3.5L DOHC 24-Valve V6 engine that powers the 2018 Nissan Murano, you’ll experience the responsive performance you’ve been looking for from your next SUV. If you are looking for more horsepower and torque from your powertrain, the Nissan Murano is the idea option. Take a look at the table below for details on each engine’s performance specifications.

Nissan Rogue


Nissan Murano

2.5L DOHC 14-Valve I4


3.5L DOHC 24-Valve V6

170 HP @ 6,000 RPM


260 HP @ 6,000 RPM

175 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 RPM


240 lb.-ft. @ 4,400 PRM

26/33 MPG

MPG City/Highway

21/28 MPG

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What Interior Features Do the 2018 Nissan Rogue & 2018 Nissan Murano Come With?

When it comes to a relaxing interior that’s packed with entertainment features, both the Nissan Rogue and Murano have interiors designed to facilitate a relaxing ride, no matter the duration. Thanks to NissanConnect® infotainment services available with the new Murano and Rogue, you can seamlessly connect your smartphone or mobile device to the vehicle’s interface.

2018 Nissan Rogue interior and tech features include:

  • NissanConnect® services powered by SiriusXM®
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™
  • Advanced Drive-Assist® Display
  • Hands-Free Text Messaging Assistance
  • Intelligent Around View® Monitor
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • ProPILOT® Assist
  • Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System
  • High Beam Assist Headlights
  • Nissan Voice Recognition
  • Eight-Way Power Driver’s Seat
  • EZ FLEX® Seating System

2018 Nissan Murano interior and tech features include:

  • Nissan Navigation System
  • NissanConnect® services powered by SiriusXM®
  • Nissan Intelligent Key with Push-Button Ignition
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control with in-cabin microfilter
  • Ten-way power adjustable front seat with available memory
  • Remote Engine Start System with Intelligent Climate Control
  • 60/40 split-folding seat
  • Bose® Audio System
  • Streaming Audio via Bluetooth® Wireless Technology

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2018 Nissan Rogue & 2018 Nissan Murano Safety Systems

In terms of safety technology, the Nissan Murano and Rogue both offer the same amazing systems. From passive to active safety systems, the new Rogue and new Murano are engineered to help enhance your situational awareness on the road while helping to avoid collisions entirely. Safety features available with the Nissan Rogue and Murano include:

  • Nissan Advanced Airbag System
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)
  • Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS)
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intelligent Forward Collision Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Schedule a Viewing of the 2018 Nissan Murano or 2018 Nissan Rogue In Matteson, IL Today!

Now that you’ve read about the 2018 Nissan Murano and the 2018 Nissan Rogue, the next step is to schedule a viewing at our Nissan dealership in Matteson, IL. Head over to our new vehicle inventory to see all of the impressive SUV models we have available for you to take for a spin.

If you have any additional questions for our team of automotive specialists, please don’t hesitate to contact Hawkinson Nissan using the form on our website. If you would prefer speaking with one of our team members directly, you can do so anytime during our business hours by calling (708) 223-7695.