2017 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Nissan Murano Comparison

The Nissan Rogue and Nissan Murano Are Both Great Options for Cuyahoga Falls, OH Drivers

Every car shopper has different needs, so it's important to know for certain which vehicle will meet them. Is your preference for cargo or passenger space? Would you rather have higher fuel efficiency, or more power coming from the engine in? What sort of technology would you like? One thing is for certain from the start: whether you choose the Nissan Murano or Nissan Rogue, you've picked a great SUV for Cuyahoga Falls.

Take a moment to learn about both the Murano and Rogue, and decide which one you want to drive through Akron, Hudson, New Franklin, and Kent.

Comparing the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue


  • The Rogue has a lower price from top to bottom. The Rogue S starts at $23,820, compared to the $29,770 starting price of the Murano S. Go to the top, and the Rogue SL has a starting MSLP of $29,960, compared to the Murano SL which starts at $37,300.


  • The 3.5-liter V6 engine in the Murano pumps out 260 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque. The 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine in the Rogue offers 170 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque.
  • The Rogue has a fuel efficiency rating of 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway, while the Murano is rated at 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. Both very good for SUVs, but the Rogue has a slight edge.
  • The Murano can tow up to 1,500 pounds, while the Rogue can tow up to 1,000 pounds.


  • Both vehicles can seat five people standard, but the Rogue offers an available third row seat to boost its capacity up to seven passengers.
  • The Rogue offers more front head and leg room, while the Murano offers more second row head and leg room.
  • Let's talk cargo space. The Rogue offers 39.3 cubic feet with the second row seats up, and 70.0 cubic feet with second row seats folded. The Murano has 32.1 cubic feet with rear seats up, and 67.0 cubic feet with rear seats down. Though there is slightly less cargo space in the Murano, both will definitely get the job done.


  • The Murano offers a built in eight-inch touchscreen, and the Rogue a seven-inch touchscreen, on which to navigate NissanConnect services. The Driver-Assist Display is also slightly larger in the Murano.
  • While both vehicles have available Remote Engine Start, the Murano has the additional Intelligent Climate Control feature.
  • Front USB ports come in both vehicles, but the Murano also has rear USB ports so that back seat passengers can connect their compatible smartphones.


  • The Murano has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA, and the Rogue has been designated an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. Both are the highest safety ratings available from their respective institutions.
  • The Rogue includes safety technology not available in the Murano, like Lane Departure Warning and Lane Departure Prevention, and Intelligent Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection.
  • Drivers have a supplemental knee air bag ready to soften the effects of an accident in the Murano.
  • The Rogue offers more braking features, like Active Trace Control, Active Engine Braking, and Active Ride Control.

Still undecided? Come into Ron Marhofer Nissan and take both the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue for a test drive. Browse our new Nissan inventory today!

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