2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

Driver side exterior view of a red 2018 Mazda CX-5 on the left "vs" rear exterior view of a gray 2018 Nissan Rogue on the right

Two of the most attractive and accommodating SUVs on the market today are the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue. Both of these SUVs exhibit sleek and sporty exterior styling as well as offer advanced interior amenities and cabin comforts. With so many similarities between the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue their differences separate them even greater. Find out all of the similarities and differences between the standard drivetrain specs and interior dimensions of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and 2018 Nissan Rogue below.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

2018 Mazda CX-5

Versus

2018 Nissan Rogue

2.5L SKYACTIV®-G 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder
187 HP/ 186 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 170 HP/ 175 LB-FT
SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission Continuously Variable
25 MPG City/ 31 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 26 MPG City/ 33 MPG HWY

As you can see from the chart above the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue both get equipped with a standard 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine. The Mazda CX-5, however, provides plenty more horsepower and torque while the Nissan Rogue only delivers slightly better fuel efficiency. And the 2018 Mazda CX-5’s 2,000-Pound Max Towing ability easily out-tows the 2018 Rogue’s 1,102-Pound capacity. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue also make All-Wheel Drive (AWD) available across all trim levels for confidence over any terrain.

Interior Dimensions

2018 Mazda CX-5

Versus

2018 Nissan Rogue

5 People Seating Capacity 5 People
39.7”/ 39” Front/ Rear Headroom 41.6”/ 38.5”
41”/ 39.6” Front/ Rear Legroom 43”/ 37.9”
57.1”/ 54.8” Front/ Rear Shoulder Room 56.6”/ 55.9”

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue also share similar standard interior amenities such as a 7” Color Touchscreen Display, a 4-Speaker Stereo, Bluetooth® Connectivity, and a Rearview Camera. A Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel & Shift Knob, Push-Button Start, and a One-Touch Fold-Down rear seat also come standard on the 2018 Mazda CX-5, options you can find in the 2018 Nissan Rogue as you start to ascend its trim level options. With better standard interior features and a more powerful engine the 2018 Mazda CX-5 takes the checkered flag in front of the 2018 Nissan Rogue and you can get into the driver’s seat of the 2018 CX-5 at Royal South Mazda today.