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2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Chevy Equinox near Crest Hill, IL

See Why the Rogue Is Your Go-To Crossover

If you want a vehicle that can drive you around the city and also carry you beyond its boundaries, or even cross-country, you need a crossover that is capable, fuel efficient, and gives you more comfort and amenities. That is why here at Thomas Nissan we bring to you our comparison of the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Chevy Equinox near Crest Hill, IL. Read on and find out why the 2016 Rogue is superior.

For starters, the Rogue will give you a better fuel economy. Its 2.5-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with 170 horsepower, although slightly behind the Equinox’s ECOTEC 2.4L DOHC 4-cylinder with Direct Injection engine’s 182 horsepower, will give you 26/33/28 MPG city/hwy/combined1. The Equinox’s, on the other hand, will only give you 22/32/26 MPG city/hwy/combined2. As a result, you will need to make fewer stops at the gas station. The Rogue also makes you more conspicuous on the road as it features standard LED Daytime Running Lights throughout all its trims, whereas in the Equinox these will only be available on its highest trims.

Continuing with our comparison of the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Chevy Equinox near Crest Hill, IL, you will find that the Rogue allows you to take more of your friends to the Cinemark at Lois Joliet Mall. Thanks to its available third-row seats, up to seven people can ride comfortably wherever you choose to take your next road trip or camping adventure, whereas in the Equinox no more than five people will be able to squeeze in. Plus, in the Equinox you will only get 63.7 cubic ft. of maximum cargo space3, while in the Rogue you’ll be able to pack up your entire luggage and even some extra items in its ample 70 cubic ft. of maximum cargo space4. Furthermore, in the Rogue you’ll have more options to configure and distribute your cabin area between cargo and passengers with the 40/20/40 split folding capability of the second-row seats, whereas the Equinox’s rear seats only feature a 60/40 split fold capability.

You’ll have access to entertainment from the start in the 2016 Rogue with SiriusXM Satellite Radio5, while in the Equinox you will only get SiriusXM Satellite Radio6 in higher trims. You’ll also get a standard hands-free text messaging assistant7 and a Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System8 in the Rogue. The Equinox does not offer any of these features as standard and limits smartphone integration to its higher trims. Additionally, in the Equinox you’ll only get rear vision camera9, whereas in the higher trims of the Rogue you’ll get Around View® Monitor10, which gives you a composite 360-degree bird’s eye view.

As you can see, the 2016 Rogue is the clear winner in this comparison of the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Chevy Equinox near Crest Hill, IL. Come by Thomas Nissan to see it in person, and experience its qualities when you take it out for a test drive. Schedule one today!


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1. Fuel economy based on Targeted 2016 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2016 Rogue.® EPA data not available at time of publication. Targeted 2016 fuel economy of 26 city MPG or 33 highway MPG or 28 combined MPG estimate based on Nissan internal testing results, subject to EPA confirmation. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only.

2. EPA-estimated 22 MPG city/32 highway for FWD 4-cylinder models.

3. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

4. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Always secure all cargo. Heavy loading of the vehicle with cargo, especially on the roof, will affect the handling and stability of the vehicle.

5. Required monthly subscriptions sold separately for each available SiriusXM feature after trial period, and are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. Installation costs, one-time activation fee, other fees and taxes will apply. Each SiriusXM feature availability is dependent upon vehicle model, trim level, packaging, and/or options, and may only be available in select markets. Satellite Radio U.S. service, NavWeather® service, and SiriusXM Travel Link® services (if any of the foregoing features are equipped on vehicle) available only to those 18 or older in the 48 contiguous states and D.C. Fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions governed by Customer Agreement available at siriusxm.com. ©2015 Sirius XM Radio Inc. Sirius,® XM® and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc.

6. If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates. Fees and taxes apply. To cancel you must call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at siriusxm.com. All fees and programming subject to change. For more information about Travel Link and NavTraffic, visit siriusxm.com/infotainment. Not available on L models.

7. Use the text messaging feature after stopping your vehicle in a safe location. If you have to use the feature while driving, exercise extreme caution at all times so full attention may be given to vehicle operation. Compatible smartphone required. Text rates and/or data usage may apply.

8. Availability of specific features is dependent upon the phone’s Bluetooth support. Please refer to your phone Owner’s Manual for details. Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Nissan is under license. See NissanUSA.com/bluetooth for details.

9. Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for more important safety information.

10. Parking aid/convenience feature. Cannot completely eliminate blind spots. May not detect every object and does not warn of moving objects. Always check surroundings and turn to look behind you before moving vehicle.

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