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2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Review

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2021 Mazda
CX-5

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2021 Nissan
Rogue

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MSRP*
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$25,370 to $37,505
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$25,750 to $36,930
Invoice* $24,896 to $36,044 $24,375 to $34,938
MPG - City 22 - 25 25 - 27
MPG - Hwy 27 - 31 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Mazda CX-5 and the Nissan Rogue.

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.

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

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.

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.