Vehicle Comparisons:
2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Mazda CX-5 Car Comparison

When drivers in the Brockton, Randolph, and Stoughton area start looking for their next SUV, they need something that can fully protect them, all while offering ample power and comfort. Between the 2017 Nissan Rogue and the 2017 Mazda CX-5, which vehicle meet2017 Nissan Rogue Red (c)s these standards?

In this comparison, our team at Nissan 24 will examine the features of both vehicles to show you which offers the more well-rounded package.

Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 Safety

One area in which you don’t want to skimp is safety. These days, many vehicles offer a variety of protective technologies. However, these features simply cannot compensate for a weak framework.

The technology-minded 2017 Mazda CX-5 boasts of the rigid SKYACTIV®-BODY. This frame is built with high-strength steel, which can absorb impacts. However, it lacks the complexity that can be found in the competition.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue, on the other hand, contains a Zone body. This sturdy framework incorporates several reinforcements that can absorb and deflect impacts. These fortifications include steel side-door guard beams, hood buckling creases, and break-away engine mounts.

Based on the number of reinforcements alone, there’s no doubt that the Rogue goes the extra mile for your protection.

2017 Nissan Rogue vs 2017 Mazda CX-5: Performance

Both the 2017 Nissan Rogue and the 2017 Mazda CX-5 aim to streamline their powertrains for efficiency and eco-consciousness. The CX-5 attempts this by installing an optimized SKYACTIV® engine, which, while fairly advanced, doesn’t seem to back up its technology.

The Rogue, on the other hand employs a host of additional features to complement its 2.5L four-cylinder engine, such as an Xtronic continuously variable transmission and dynamic eco mode. Both these components greatly cut down on engine inefficiencies, allowing the Rogue to maintain an impressive 32 mpg highway and 25 mpg city.1 

Nissan Rogue Utility vs. Mazda CX-5 Utility

2017 Nissan Rogue Technology (c)With 105.8 cubic feet of passenger volume and 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space, there’s no doubt that Rogue passengers will have ample room to move. Drivers in particular will have 41.6 inches of headroom and 43 inches of legroom.

However, Nissan blends in an equal amount of utility with its Divide-N-Hide® cargo system. This feature makes it easier for passengers to store all their extra gear and keep it hidden if need be.

Both these qualities make the Rogue a perfect road trip vehicle. The Mazda CX-5 leaves something to be desired in terms of utility, though. While its ergonomic and conveniently placed design offers comparable comforts, it lacks a cargo system.

Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5

It’s one thing to read about the many differences between these two vehicles, but it’s another thing entirely to experience them. After test driving the 2017 Nissan Rogue, you’ll have no doubt that it far exceeds the 2017 Mazda CX-5.

Getting behind the wheel is easy. Simply contact us as Nissan 24 and we’ll help you get started. Schedule your test drive today!



1 Fuel economy based on Targeted 2017 EPA fuel economy estimates for 2017 Rogue®. EPA data not available at time of publication. Targeted 2017 fuel economy of: 
• 26 city MPG or 33 highway MPG or 29 combined MPG estimate (S, SV, and SL trims) 
• 33 city MPG or 35 highway MPG or 34 combined MPG estimate (SV hybrid and SL hybrid trims) based on Nissan internal testing results, subject to EPA confirmation. Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions — use for comparison only.

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