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2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Review

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2021 Mazda
CX-5

MSRP*: $25,370 to $37,505
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2021 Nissan
Rogue

MSRP*: $25,850 to $37,030
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Invoice* $24,896 to $36,044 $24,470 to $35,031
MPG - City 22 - 25 MPG 25 - 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 31 MPG 32 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 59.6 ft3 72.9 - 74.1 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 187 - 227 hp 181 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,350 lbs
Exterior Length 179.1 in 183.0 in
Exterior Width 72.5 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 38.5 in
Head Room Front 39.3 - 39.7 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 39.2 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.2 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** ***
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-5 than in the Nissan Rogue. The Nissan Rogue will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mazda CX-5.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda CX-5 as you will with the Nissan Rogue, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Mazda CX-5 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Rogue. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Mazda CX-5 and the Nissan Rogue have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Mazda CX-5 is about the same width as the Nissan Rogue. The Mazda CX-5 is slightly shorter than the Nissan Rogue, which may make it easier to park.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Mazda CX-5 is clearly the choice over the Nissan Rogue for pulling heavy loads. The Mazda CX-5 has a little more horsepower than the Nissan Rogue.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Mazda CX-5 and the Nissan Rogue are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-5 and the Nissan Rogue. The Mazda CX-5 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Rogue.

Warranty
The Mazda CX-5 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Rogue.