Have you been looking for a barely used compact crossover SUV that stands out from the crowd in the Altoona, PA Metropolitan Area? If so, then the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport and 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport at Blue Knob Auto Sales in Duncansville, PA, with their unique style and fantastic capability, might just be the perfect options for you! These small-yet-mighty crossover SUVs have a unique character of their own. However, you don't want to buy both, do you? You're here to find the perfect SUV for your lifestyle, and this detailed comparison between the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport from Blue Knob Auto Sales in Duncansville, PA, can help you decide which one to go for.
2021 Ford Bronco Sport
2021 Nissan Rogue Sport
1.5L EcoBoost® Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
|Base Engine||2.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder Engine|
|181 hp||Horsepower||141 hp|
|190 lb.-ft.||Torque||147 lb.-ft.|
|8-Speed Automatic Transmission||Transmission||Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with manual shift mode|
|4x4 All-Wheel Drive (Standard)||Drivetrain|
4x2 FWD Xtronic® (Standard)
4x4 Intelligent AWD Xtronic® (Available)
As you can see from the comparison table above, if performance, both on-road and off-road, is your primary concern, then the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport should be your ideal choice. It offers a more robust and rugged-looking exterior, and it also offers a more powerful engine that makes more output and torque than the Nissan Rogue Sport. The Bronco Sport also comes standard with all-wheel drive, an optional feature on the Nissan Rogue Sport.
Meanwhile, both the Ford Bronco Sport and Nissan Rogue Sport offer ample seating for your family with seating for up to five passengers. But the Bronco Sport offers a roomier 105.7 cubic feet of passenger volume compared to the Nissan Rogue Sport's 96 cubes. The Bronco Sport also has the upper hand in cargo space, offering a maximum of 65.2 cubic feet of cargo space with all seats folded and a minimum of 32.5 cubic feet behind the 2nd-row seats. In contrast, the Nissan Rogue Sport offers 61.1 cu. ft. max cargo space behind the 1st row and 22.9 cubes behind the second row.
As far as fuel economy is concerned, both compact SUVs offer reasonable EPA estimates, with the Bronco Sport offering 25 mpg city and 28 mpg on the highway and the Nissan Rogue Sport delivering 24 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. The Bronco has a 16-gallon fuel tank over the Nissan Rogue Sport's 14.5-gallon capacity.
So, there you have it. The 2021 Ford Bronco Sport is the better overall choice if you're looking for a compact crossover SUV with unique style, ample cargo space, and adequate off-road prowess. Having said that, the 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport makes for an excellent urban family SUV, with its friendly-yet-muscular looks and a decent set of features.
Give us a call or stop by to learn more about these sporty compact SUVs or to take a test drive, and don't forget to check out our inventory here at Blue Knob Auto Sales in Duncansville, PA!