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2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson near Plainfield, IL

Which SUV Will You Take Home?


With so many SUVs in the market it’s hard to decide which one fits you better. That is why today Thomas Nissan of Joliet brings you its comparison of the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson near Plainfield, IL. Read on and see for yourself why the 2016 Nissan Rogue comes on top.

When it comes to powertrains, the 2016 Rogue clearly takes the spotlight by delivering 170 horsepower and 175 lb.-ft. of torque against the 2016 Tucson’s 168 horsepower and 170 lb.-ft. of torque. Furthermore, the Rogue will require less frequents stops at the pump thanks to its far superior fuel efficiency of 26/33/28 MPG city/hwy/combined1 versus the Tucson's 23/31/26 MPG city/hwy/combined2.

Also featured in the specs of the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson near Plainfield, IL, we find that the Rogue comes standard with LED Daytime Running Lights, whereas these are only optional on the Tucson. Power windows with express up and down driver’s control feature come standard in the 2016 Rogue. However, the Hydundai Tucson’s power windows seem incomplete as they only have the express down feature as standard, finding the one-touch up feature only in higher trims or as a package add-on in the its basic trim. 


Driver and passenger vanity mirrors come on both the Nissan Rogue and the Hyundai Tucson, however, only the ones on the Rogue come with integrated lighting. In terms of seating, the Rogue adds more passenger and cargo distribution versatility by having a 40/20/40-split second-row bench, while the Tucson only provides a 60/40-split second-row bench. It’s also worth mentioning that in the Nissan Rogue, you’ll be able to expand your seating accommodations if you add the Family Package, which adds a third row of seating to your SUV, giving you the capability of carrying up to seven passengers. The Hyundai Tucson does not offer a third row of seating at all. In terms of maximum cargo capacity, the Rogue will give you 70.0 cubic ft. of space3 with all rear seats folded, against the Tucson’s 61.9 cubic ft. of space with its rear seats down. So you will be able to bring your bicycle plus some extra gear with you when you drive to Lake Renwick Preserve. And to keep your interior clean, the 2016 Rogue offers optional floor mats, which are not available on the 2016 Tucson.

Know what you’re listening to with the standard radio data system in the Rogue, which provides identification and programming information from various radio stations. You'll get vehicle information, warnings, and maintenance reminders on the Rogues’s standard driver information center, which is not available on the Hyundai Tucson. You also get a standard exterior temperature display and an optional compass on the 2016 Rogue, both of which are not available on the 2016 Tucson.

Now that you know that the 2016 Nissan Rogue is the clear winner in this battle of the 2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Hyundai Tucson near Plainfield, IL, test it out for yourself and find out what it feels like to get behind the wheel of this powerful SUV. Come to Thomas Nissan of Joliet today, and ask us for a quote!

1. 2016 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison purposes only.

2. EPA estimates for comparison. Your actual mileage will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits, and vehicle's condition. Some accessories are not available on some models. While the information contained in this website was correct at time of publishing, specifications and equipment can change. Hyundai reserves the right to change product specifications and equipment at any time without incurring obligations. Some vehicles are shown with optional equipment. Specifications apply to U.S. vehicles only. Please contact your Hyundai dealer for current vehicle specifications.

3. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Always secure all cargo.