2024 Mazda CX-50 vs. 2024 Nissan Rogue Review

Picture of the 2024 Mazda CX-50

2024 Mazda
CX-50

MSRP*: $30,300 to $43,300
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Picture of the 2024 Nissan Rogue

2024 Nissan
Rogue

MSRP*: $28,850 to $40,630
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MPG - City 23 - 24 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 30 MPG 34 - 37 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 56.3 ft3 72.9 - 74.1 ft3
Engine
  • 187-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 227-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 201-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 187 - 227 hp 201 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 - 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 185.8 in 183.0 in
Exterior Width 75.6 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 39.8 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.5 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.5 - 38.6 in
Front 39.2 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.2 in

*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
The Mazda CX-50 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Nissan Rogue, with comparable head- and legroom. 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-50.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda CX-50 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). The Mazda CX-50 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Rogue.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-50 is much wider than the Nissan Rogue, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Mazda CX-50 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Rogue.

Handling
The Mazda CX-50 has the same turning radius as the Nissan Rogue, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Mazda CX-50 is clearly the choice over the Nissan Rogue for pulling heavy loads. The Mazda CX-50 has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Rogue.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mazda CX-50 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan Rogue.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Mazda CX-50 and the Nissan Rogue. The Mazda CX-50 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Nissan Rogue.