Compact crossover SUVs are among the most popular vehicles on the road today. Just about every automaker offers one and they are all pretty closely matched. This fact is pretty well illustrated by comparing the 2017 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2017 Nissan Rogue. On paper, the two compact crossover SUVs appear to be near equals. However, the current Hyundai Tucson not only holds performance advantages over its Nissan rival, but the level of standard technology offered by the Hyundai SUV simply cannot be matched by the Nissan Rogue. Additionally, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson has an available telematics system which provides an impressive level of connectivity through a corresponding smartphone application.
In just about every category where online independent reviews take points off its score for the 2017 Nissan Rogue, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson adds them to its final tally. For example, the Tucson was praised for the performance of its available turbocharged engine which is eager to deliver peppy acceleration, whereas the lone four-cylinder engine for the 2017 Rogue has been criticized for its weak acceleration potential. Other knocks against the 2017 Nissan Rogue include it having compromised outward visibility in comparison to the 2017 Tucson as well as the Rouge having limited availability of active safety systems which are more widely available with the Hyundai crossover SUV.
2017 Hyundai Tucson
2017 Nissan Rogue
Turbo., 1.6-L, 4-cyl.
Active Safety Systems
Only top trims
Performance of the 2017 Tucson
From top to bottom, the 2017 Hyundai Tucson available at Cocoa Hyundai is easily one of the most desirable crossover SUVs currently on the market. Bolstered by sharp handling and quickly responding powertrain, owners are certainly getting an exciting vehicle. To be a truly desirable platform, a model like the 2017 Tucson has to make use of the latest available technology. To that end, tech-savvy owners of the 2017 Tucson will want to learn all they can about the Blue Link telematics suite. From the available smartphone app, owners will able to start the vehicle, activate a theft recovery system as well as certain emergency features.