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2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

Perhaps a bit surprisingly, for the companies of Mazda and Nissan, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue rank amongst their most popular and best-selling models. Not only within their brand catalog, but within this boom and resurgence of midsize crossover SUVs, the Mazda CX-5 and Rogue are often cited as some of the best. However, which one should you get? Should you purchase the 2018 Mazda CX-5 or the 2018 Nissan Rogue?

Taking a look at their builds, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 and the 2018 Nissan Rogue are very similar. As midsize SUVs, they both sit up to 5 passengers and have fairly comparable specs in terms of engine power, fuel economy, cargo capacity, and price. However, we'll have to delve a bit deeper into the details to determine a winner. It's the 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs the 2018 Nissan Rogue!

2018 Mazda CX-5


2018 Nissan Rogue

2.5L Inline 4 Base Engine 2.5L Inline 4
187 hp 186 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 170 hp / 175 lb-ft
14.8 gal. Fuel Tank Capacity 14.5 gal.
$24,150 Starting MSRP $24,800

2018 Mazda CX-5 Scranton, PA

This is a very close call. With the same sized engine, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 beats out the 2018 Nissan Rogue in terms of power and fuel tank capacity, but he Rogue holds a slight lead in efficiency and cargo room. However, we'd have to tip the scale slightly in favor of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 due to its lower starting price and its array of interior and exterior features, including:

  • Active Driving Display
  • MAZDA CONNECT™ Advanced Infotainment System with Voice Commands
  • Power Rear Liftgate
  • Rearview Camera
  • SKYACTIV®-G Engine with Cylinder Deactivation
  • Advanced Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Bose® 10-Speaker Audio Sound System with Centerpoint® 2 and AudioPilot® 2
  • Predictive i-ACTIV AWD®
  • Remote Keyless Illuminated Entry System
  • Smart City Brake Support
  • Push Button Start
  • And more!

Whether you're looking to buy, test drive, or inquire additional information about the 2018 Mazda CX-5, you can do any or all 3 of those things here at Kelly Mazda! Our dealership staff and sales team can assist by starting any process online, over the phone, or in person at our location in Scranton, Pennsylvania! Start your journey towards owning a 2018 Mazda CX-5 crossover SUV today!