2018 Mazda CX-5 vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

Red 2018 Mazda CX-5 set against silver 2018 Nissan Rogue

Are you looking for a small crossover that can do anything and everything for you? Then you certainly have your work cut out for you! Compact crossovers are some of the most popular vehicles on the road due to their sporty appearance, utility features, amazing fuel economy, and easy handling. With all that popularity comes a multitude of options from almost every automaker. Let us help you narrow down your options by presenting a comparison featuring our very own 2018 Mazda CX-5 against one of its main rivals: the 2018 Nissan Rogue. 

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2018 Mazda CX-5 VS 2018 Nissan Rogue
$24,150 Starting MSRP $24,800
187-horsepower SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder with Cylinder Deactivation  Engine Options

170-horsepower 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder

176-net horsepower hybrid 2.0L DOHC 4-cylinder with electric motor, utilizing intelligent dual clutch system and lithium-ion battery

24 to 25 mpg-city / 30 to 31 mpg-highway Fuel Economy

26 mpg-city / 33 mpg-highway (conventional engine)

33 mpg-city / 35 mpg-highway (hybrid engine)

30.9 / 59.6 cubic feet Cargo Space 27.3 to 39.3 / 61.4 to 70.0 cubic feet

2018 Mazda CX-5 Engine Performance

While the 2018 Mazda CX-5 offers less cargo space than the 2018 Nissan Rogue, many drivers find that it is the perfect amount for Milwaukee living. The 2018 Mazda CX-5 can easily fit all the coolers and supplies you need for the ultimate tailgating party at Miller Park! 

Another aspect that drivers really love about the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is its engine performance. Under the hood of the 2018 Mazda CX-5 is a SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-cylinder engine with Cylinder Deactivation, which was designed to crank out the most power (187 horsepower / 186 lb.-ft. torque) while remaining as efficient as possible (25 mpg-city / 31 mpg-highway for FWD models; 24 mpg-city / 30 mpg-highway for AWD models). 

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 can also tow up to 2,000 pounds – which is more than what the 2018 Nissan Rogue can pull (1,102 pounds). 

To learn more about the 2018 Mazda CX-5, please visit us here at Hall Mazda today! 


Rear/side profile of red 2018 Mazda CX-5
Cargo space of 2018 Mazda CX-5 with cargo net
Front/side profile of red 2018 Mazda CX-5
Front dash and steering wheel of the 2018 Mazda CX-5