2021 Nissan Rogue Sport vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue

Interested in Nissan crossovers and SUVs that you will be happy to drive through the streets of Greenville, Kinston, and Rocky Mount in Goldsboro, NC? Then, the 2021 Nissan line-up you want is the Rogue. With both the 2021 Nissan Rogue and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport being great options in this domain at Deacon Jones Nissan, it may seem like a difficult decision to make. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide to help you choose between the 2021 Nissan Rogue and the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport.   

Trim Levels 

The 2021 Nissan Rogue is offered in 4 trim levels: S, SV, SL, and Platinum. The 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport, however, comes in 3 trim levels: S, SV, and SL. Two drivetrain options are available on both, that is, front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. Each trim level of the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport is cheaper than the trim of the 2021 Nissan Rogue. This makes the Rogue Sport a more economical purchase for those with a strict budget to adhere to.  


The 2021 Nissan Rogue is slightly longer than the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport. Exterior dimensions measure

  • Length: 183.0” (Rogue) and 172.4” (Rogue Sport)
  • Width: 72.4” (Rogue) and 72.3” (Rogue Sport)
  • Height: 66.5” (Rogue) and 63.4” (Rogue Sport)

Exteriors of the 2021 Nissan Rogue feature a V-motion grille, “U-shaped” highlights to the body side, and the floating roof that Nissan is known for. 17”, 18”, and 19” wheels are available based on the trim level. LED headlights, a motion-activated liftgate, and 3D tire deflectors are available.

The 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport has a sportier look even though it may not be as long as the Rogue. Fewer exterior color options are available, but they’re impressive and can make heads turn.

Interiors and Infotainment 

Both models can seat 5 people and have spacious interiors to allow you to have a comfortable drive. There are more cargo and trunk space in the Rogue than in the Rogue Sport. Color choices and materials used for the interiors in both give them an elegant look and will make you feel like you’re driving around in luxury.

You will also be entertained on the road, thanks to the infotainment systems offered on both models. 

Engine and Performance

A 2.5L Inline-4 Gas engine powers the Rogue on a CVT transmission. This engine produces 181 horsepower and 181 lb-ft of torque. The Rogue Sport is powered by a 2.0L Inline-4 Gas engine. This engine produces 141 hp and 147 lb-ft of torque. EPA fuel economy ratings of the 2021 Nissan Rogue are 27/35/30 mpg in the city/highway/combined, while the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport’s fuel economy is 25/32/28 mpg in the city/highway/combined. 

The 2021 Nissan Rogue also has 3 drive modes: the Standard, Eco, and Sport mode. Off-road and Snow modes are also offered on the models with all-wheel drive. 


A range of safety features makes both models safe to drive. The Nissan Safety Shield 360 suite is available on the 2021 Nissan Rogue but the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport also packs in a good number of safety features to ensure your protection. 

Visit Deacon Jones Nissan in Goldsboro, NC to check out both these models today.

Source: Nissan