2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2023 Nissan Rogue

2023 MAZDA CX-5 vs. 2023 Nissan Rogue
2023 MAZDA CX-5


2023 Nissan Rogue
256 hp

Max Horsepower

201 hp
320 lb-ft

Max Torque

225 lb-ft
2,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

All-Wheel Drive


Trim Levels


Are you in search of a crossover that’s ready to take you where you need to be in Mentor and then some? If so, the two best vehicles in our opinion have to be the 2023 Mazda CX-5 and the 2023 Nissan Rogue. However, even among the top two, there has to be a winner, and Mentor car shoppers will discover in this guide that the Mazda simply offers more, especially in the premium trims. Come join us for our Mazda CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue comparison and when you’re ready to buy a Mazda CX-5 for sale in Bedford, we’re right here and ready to help.

Nissan Rogue vs. MAZDA CX-5: Performance

When it comes to engine power, you’ve got admirable options on both of these SUVs. Cleveland drivers who want an engine upgrade, however, are best served with the Mazda CX-5 because it’s got an upgraded turbo engine. Meanwhile, there’s only one engine to choose from when you select the Nissan. Take a look at how these two SUVs compare on performance in this handy reference guide:


MAZDA CX-5 Engine Options

SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 187 hp
  • 186 lb-ft of torque
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity


SKYACTIV®-G 2.5L Dynamic Pressure Turbo DOHC 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 227 hp / 256 hp with premium fuel
  • 310 lb-ft of torque / 320 lb-ft of torque with premium fuel 
  • SKYACTIV®-Drive 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity

Nissan Rogue Engine Options

1.5L DOHC VC-Turbo® 3-Cylinder Engine

  • 201 hp
  • 225 lb-ft of torque 
  • Xtronic® Continuously Variable Transmission with Manual Mode
  • 1,500-pound towing capacity

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Safety Features

Another way the Mazda excels is in its safety suite. While Nissan has a pretty robust suite of safety features, the i-ACTIVSENSE® Safety Technology suite featured on many new Mazda models is an innovative and intelligent option for Cleveland and Beachwood drivers looking to stay protected on the road ahead. See for yourself:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control
  • Adaptive Front Lighting System
  • Smart Braking System
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Driver Attention Alert

Test Drive a New MAZDA CX-5 in Bedford!

You’ve seen the Mazda CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue specs and stats, and if you’re ready to test drive a Mazda SUV for yourself, we’ve got you covered in Bedford. Contact us today to get started and we’ll help you out. Or, apply for financing to get pre-approved.


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