2020 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2020 Nissan Rogue

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2020 MAZDA CX-5


2020 Nissan Rogue

Base Price

187 hp

Base Horsepower

170 hp
250 hp with 93 octane fuel

Max. Horsepower

170 hp
2,000 lbs

Max. Towing Capacity

1,102 lbs

Drivetrain Choices

7-in touchscreen

Standard Infotainment

7-in touchscreen

Upgrade your SUV to something high-tech, spacious, and comfortable. Not sure which to choose? Compare the Mazda CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue in terms of price, performance, and more with us at Sam Leman Mazda so you can find the new SUV that’s right for you and your driving needs in Normal and beyond. Learn more about these models, then check the new Mazda CX-5 out in person at Sam Leman Mazda located in Bloomington.

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Pricing

In regards to pricing, the new Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue are pretty similar, however, it’s the Mazda compact SUV thatholds the slight advantage over the Nissan model. The MSRP information for these models are as follows:

  • 2020 Mazda CX-5 Base MSRP: $25,190*
  • 2020 Nissan Rogue Base MSRP: $25,490

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Performance Features

In addition to the lower cost, the Mazda CX-5 also provides more standard power with an additional engine option. The Nissan Rogue only has one engine option available. Compare the Mazda CX-5 vs. Rogue specs below:

  • 2020 MAZDA CX-5 Engine & Towing: Equipped with a standard 187-hp 2.5L Skyactiv®-G 4-cylinder engine that delivers 186 lb-ft of torque, the Mazda CX-5 has plenty of power under-the-hood. It also features Skyactiv®-Vehicle Dynamics with G-Vectoring Control, and it can tow up to 2,000 pounds.
  • 2020 Nissan Rogue Engine & Towing: Boasting a 170-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder that delivers 175 lb-ft of torque, the Nissan Rogue is amply-powered, but still offers less horsepower than the Mazda CX-5. It also tows just 1,102 pounds.
  • 2020 MAZDA CX-5 Drivetrain Choices: FWD, AWD
  • 2020 MAZDA CX-5 Drivetrain Choices: FWD, AWD

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Exterior Features

Both the Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue come equipped with features like Bluetooth®, cruise control, folding rear seats, rearview cameras, forward collision mitigation, and blind-spot monitoring. When it comes to additional well-appointed features, the Mazda CX-5 has a few extras that either aren’t offered on the Rogue or that come at a higher cost. These include:

  • Signaling exterior mirrors 
  • Optional fog lights
  • Alloy wheels 
  • Optional remote ignition
  • Available tow hitch receiver

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Interior Amenities

Another important aspect in a new, family-friendly SUV is space. While both the Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue boast spacious, refined interiors that have plenty of cargo space, only one will be right for you and your family.

Each model provides standard conveniences like seating for five, split-folding rear seats to improve cargo area, and touchscreen infotainment. What’s more, both models boast 7-inch infotainment systems with smartphone integration. In addition to these, you can also find additional premium amenities including:

  • Premium leather seating surfaces
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel 
  • Automatic climate control 
  • Upgraded infotainment with premium sound
  • And more!

2020 MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Which is Right for You?

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*MSRP excludes taxes, title, license fees and $1,100 destination charge (Alaska $1,145). Vehicle shown may be priced higher. Actual dealer price will vary. See dealer for complete details.

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