If you want extra storage space without the bulkiness of an SUV, you need a crossover. These fun versatile vehicles have already won over many drivers in the Devon, Wayne and Paoli areas. If you're thinking of giving one a try, you need to find the right one for your needs. The increased popularity of crossovers has lead to an incredibly competitive market, however, so that could be a challenge.

To make things easier for you, we have compiled this handy comparison between two of the best crossovers available. The 2018 VW Tiguan and the 2018 Nissan Rogue both have a lot to offer, but only one can be right for you. Learn about the differences between these two incredible crossovers in our Volkswagen Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue comparison.

VW Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue: Performance

When it comes to raw power, both of these crossovers have more than you might think. The Rogue features a 4-cylinder 2.5 liter engine with 170 horsepower. However, the Tiguan features a turbo engine no matter what trim level you get. This extra power pushes the Tiguan's horsepower to a superior 184.

While the Rogue has the option for all-wheel drive, the Tiguan's AWD system is incredibly advanced. It utilizes the 4MOTION system which actively distributes power between the front and rear wheels depending on what the terrain calls for. You can even set it to snow mode to optimize traction on snowy and icy roads.

VW Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue: Interior

Extra cargo space is one of the main reasons to get a crossover instead of a sedan. While both the Tiguan and Rogue have plenty of space, the Tiguan has a bit more. The Rogue can only hold 70 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seats down which puts it near the top of its class. It's not as high as the Tiguan, however, which features up to 73.5 cubic feet of space.

The Tiguan's rear seats also fold in a convenient 40/20/40 arrangement which offers more customization and versatility than the typical 60/40 fold. Even the third row seats fold 50/50. The Rogue can't claim the same.

Volkswagen Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue: Technology

Volkswagen has established a reputation for advanced technology in their vehicles. The Tiguan is no exception with its already famous digital cockpit. Slowly becoming a staple for modern Volkswagen vehicles, the virtual cockpit is a 12.3-inch display that takes the place of your typical instrumentation panel. Instead, your speedometer, tachometer and additional information are displayed on a digital high resolution screen that you can fully customize. The rogue has no similar feature.

The driver assistance features in these crossovers are also quite advanced. While the Rogue features forward collision detection, the Tiguan takes it a step further. Normally, these systems are designed to detect vehicles, but the Tiguan's can detect pedestrians as well. If a pedestrian is detected ahead and you don't react in time, the Tiguan can automatically apply the brakes for you.

VW Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue: Which is Better?

At the end of our Volkswagen Tiguan vs Nissan Rogue comparison, the Tiguan claims victory. With its superior performance, cargo volume and technology, it sets itself apart as one of the best crossovers on the market.  Find out for yourself how incredible the tiguan can be at Fred Beans Volkswagen of Devon. Our friendly team can show you and all our local Devon, Wayne and Paoli drivers the ins and outs of the Tiguan and even let you take it for a spin. Visit us or give us a call to schedule your test drive today!

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