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2018 Nissan Rogue Sport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3 near Chicago, IL

2018 Nissan Rogue Sport Interior

2018 Nissan Rogue Sport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3 near Chicago, ILThe vehicle pictured above (right) is the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport with available features.

Are you in the market for a new ride, but can’t figure out where to begin your search? Then it’s time to come visit us at Thomas Nissan of Joliet, your reliable Nissan dealership. We understand it is sometimes difficult to find what you are looking for, and that is why we pitted the stunning 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport up against the 2018 Mazda CX-3, so you can see how the Rogue Sport is superior to its competition. We are located at 1427 North Larkin Avenue in Joliet, IL, across the street from North Ridge Plaza. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at 815-741-5353.

Let’s start this comparison under the hood where the Rogue Sport is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine that generates 141 horsepower and 147 lb.-ft. of torque. This powertrain also offers a 25/32 MPG city/hwy1 fuel rating, saving you some much needed extra cash at the pump. The CX-3 on the other hand, also offers a thrilling performance, but its standard SKYACTIV®1-G 2.0L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder motor only produces 146 lb.-ft. of torque. This FWD engine of the Rogue Sport also includes standard hill start assist and Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with manual shift mode, giving you the ability to tailor your drive depending on the weather and road conditions.

Inside of the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport you will be equally impressed. With standard Siri® Eyes Free2, you can speak natural language voice commands to operate your compatible smartphone, as well as the car's sound or in-vehicle infotainment system. Also standard is the Bluetooth® hands-free phone system1, which allows you to make hands-free phone calls, send text messages, play your favorite music, and much more. The CX-3 does not offer features like Siri® Eyes Free, and with this being said it makes you wonder, what else is the CX-3 missing?

Safety is always of the utmost importance, especially in an SUV like the Rogue Sport. Whether your friends are sitting in the back, or you have your loved ones aboard, you always want to feel protected and safe. In the Nissan Rogue Sport you will find the Nissan Advanced Airbag System3 with dual-stage supplemental front airbags3, which boast seat belt and occupant-classification sensors. The CX-3 does not offer this advanced Nissan airbag feature. The Rogue Sport also offers a myriad of driver-assist amenities, simplifying every commute down I-55 to Louis Joliet Mall.

Don’t just take our word for it, visit us at Thomas Nissan of Joliet today to see why, when it comes to the 2018 Nissan Rogue Sport vs 2018 Mazda CX-3 near Chicago, IL, the Rogue Sport beats out its competition. Hurry in to speak with a member of our staff and to take the Rogue Sport out for a test drive. We hope to see you soon!

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Rearview monitor in dash
Cross traffic alert rear
Autonomous braking
Pre-collision warning system audible warning, visual warning
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Hood buckling creases
Energy absorbing steering column
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Camera system rearview
Blind spot safety sensor/alert
Crumple zones front, rear


Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor


Power door locks anti-lockout, auto-locking
Anti-theft system engine immobilizer, alarm with remote
2-stage unlocking doors


Side mirror adjustments power, manual folding








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he experience my fiance and I had at Thomas Nissan was hands down, by far the best dealer experience we've ever had. Matt Richards did a great job helping us with our purchase. He was very professional, courteous, friendly and knowledgeable. Colin in finance, went above and beyond to help get my fiance and I financed. I will definitely choose Thomas Nissan the next time I am in the market for a vehicle.


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Best Buy: Subcompact Crossover/SUVs (2018 Model)
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1. 2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates 25 city / 32 highway (Front-Wheel Drive), 24 city / 30 highway (All-Wheel Drive). Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.


2. Driving is serious business and requires your full attention. Only use features and connected devices when safe and legal to do so. Some features, including automatic crash notification and SOS, are dependent upon the telematics device being in operative condition, its ability to connect to a wireless network, compatible wireless network availability, navigation map data and GPS satellite signal receptions, the absence of which can limit or prevent the ability to reach Customer Care or receive support. GPS mapping may not be detailed in all areas or reflect current road status. Never program GPS while driving. Only use Remote Engine Start and Remote Horn features in accordance with any laws, rules or ordinances in effect in your vehicle’s location.

3. Air bags are only a supplemental restraint system; always wear your seat belt. Even with the occupant-classification sensor, rear-facing child restraints should not be placed in the front-passenger’s seat. All children 12 and under should ride in the rear seat properly secured in child restraints, booster seats, or seat belts according to their size. Air bags will only inflate in certain accidents; see your Owner’s Manual for more details.