When comparing the Nissan Rogue Sport's and the Hyundai KONA's specifications and ratings, the Nissan Rogue Sport has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Hyundai KONA has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Nissan Rogue Sport's and the Hyundai KONA's specifications and ratings, the Hyundai KONA is a better car than the Nissan Rogue Sport.
Nissan Rogue Sport vs. Hyundai KONA Pricing
A used 2022 Nissan Rogue Sport ranges from $19,999 to $33,116 while a used 2022 Hyundai KONA is priced between $20,892 to $28,998. For a new model, the Nissan Rogue Sport's price is between $28,382 and $35,757, with the Hyundai KONA priced between $23,314 and $31,521.
Nissan Rogue Sport vs. Hyundai KONA Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Nissan Rogue Sport loses 44.5 percent of its value and the Hyundai KONA loses 43.3 percent of its value. This means the Hyundai KONA retains 1.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Nissan Rogue Sport.
Nissan Rogue Sport vs. Hyundai KONA Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Nissan Rogue Sport is 7.4 out of 10 while the Hyundai KONA's quality rating is 7.8 out of 10. This results in the Nissan Rogue Sport being ranked 11 out of 20 Best Subcompact SUVs and the Hyundai KONA being ranked 5 out of 20. Out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs, the Nissan Rogue Sport is ranked 41 and the Hyundai KONA is ranked 32.
Nissan Rogue Sport vs. Hyundai KONA Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Nissan Rogue Sport is 5.7 out of 10. For the Hyundai KONA the reliability rating is 5.9 out of 10. This gives the Hyundai KONA a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Nissan Rogue Sport.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Nissan Rogue Sport’s base engine makes 141 horsepower, and the Hyundai KONA base engine makes 147 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/subcompact SUVs, the Nissan Rogue Sport has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Hyundai KONA has the advantage in the area of rear leg room. The Nissan Rogue Sport and Hyundai KONA are comparable in regards to front head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Hyundai KONA has higher safety ratings than the Nissan Rogue Sport, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.50 out of 5 Stars.