2019 nissan rogue blue exterior

2020 Nissan Rogue*

2019 ford escape grey exterior

2020 Ford Escape*

2020 Nissan Rogue vs. 2020 Ford Escape


Starting MSRP


Destination Charge

AM/FM/SiriusXM® Satellite


AM/FM Stereo
41.6 inches

Front Headroom

40 inches
43 inches

Front Legroom

42.4 inches
70 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

65.4 cubic feet

Are you shopping for a cost-effective SUV that’s small yet spacious and well-equipped? During your research, you may have crossed paths with the 2020 Nissan Rogue and 2020 Ford Escape. Both SUVs are compact but offer big things. So, which is the better pick for you? Compare the new Nissan Rogue vs. Ford Escape below to see which SUV is right for your family’s commute around Farmington.

Nissan Rogue vs. Ford Escape: Pricing

If you’re like most Farmington car shoppers, the first place you start when comparing two or more vehicles is the price. Here’s a quick look at the starting prices for the 2020 Nissan Rogue and 2020 Ford Escape.

  • 2020 Nissan Rogue: $25,300 starting MSRP* (Destination charge of $1,095)
  • 2020 Ford Escape: $24,885 starting MSRP (Destination charge of $1,195)

Although the Ford Escape has a lower starting MSRP than the Nissan Rogue, it has a higher destination charge. The purchase price of a vehicle is negotiable in many cases, but destination charges typically aren’t.

Rogue vs. Escape: Features

As two compact SUVs with similar price points, you can expect the Rogue and Escape to have many of the same features. Both include cruise control, split-folding rear seats, and safety suites packed with driver assists, which include blind-spot monitoring, automatic emergency braking, and lane-keeping assist. When you look more closely, however, you’ll notice that only the Nissan Rogue offers the following:

  • 7-inch infotainment display (NISSANCONNECT®)
  • Express up window control for the driver
  • AM/FM/SiriusXM® Satellite
  • Single CD player
  • CD-MP3 decoder
  • Tire-specific low tire pressure warning
  • Sequential shift control
  • Vehicle security system

Rogue vs. Escape: Dimensions

Which SUV offers greater cargo room and front headroom? Which would more easily fit inside your garage? Here’s a quick breakdown of the Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape dimensions:

2020 Nissan Rogue Dimensions:

  • Wheelbase: 106.5 inches
  • Front Track: 62.8 inches
  • Rear Track: 62.8 inches
  • Front Headroom: 41.6 inches
  • Front Legroom: 43 inches
  • Maximum Interior Cargo Volume: 70 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 5

2020 Ford Escape Dimensions: 

  • Wheelbase: 106.7 inches
  • Front Track: 62.4 inches
  • Rear Track: 61.8 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40 inches
  • Front Legroom: 42.4 inches
  • Maximum Interior Cargo Volume: 65.4 cubic feet
  • Seating Capacity: 5

Learn More About Nissan vs. Ford at Nissan of Durango!

When you compare the Ford Escape vs. Nissan Rogue, it’s clear that the Rogue is the better equipped and more spacious SUV. Ready to get behind the wheel of a new Nissan Rogue? Contact us to schedule a test drive near Cortez and Mancos, and we’ll introduce you to our full lineup of Rogue SUVs. Are you more interested in buying used? Browse our selection of used Nissan Rogue SUVs for sale!

Want to learn more? Be sure to read up on things to Do in Farmington and compare the Nissan Rogue vs. Hyundai Santa Fe.

*2019 model year images shown.

*Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price.

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