2020 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2020 Nissan Rogue

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


Looking to upgrade your SUV to something newer and nicer? The 2020 Mazda CX-5 and the 2020 Nissan Rogue are both compelling options, but which one will be the right pick for your particular Bedford-area driving needs? Both provide a lot to love but the Mazda CX-5 offers more available power, more towing capacity, and a lower entry price. Compare the Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 further to see just what we mean!

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Pricing

Though the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue slot in similarly with regard to base pricing, the Mazda compact SUV does hold a slight advantage over the Nissan, thanks to the following MSRP information:

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

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Performance Features

The Mazda CX-5 not only offers more standard power than the Nissan Rogue, but it also offers a second engine option with even more power, whereas the Rogue only offers one engine choice:

  • 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 

From cruise control to folding rear seats, to Bluetooth®, and even safety features like rearview cameras, forward collision mitigation, and blind-spot monitoring, both the Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue are well-appointed with safety features. But you’ll also appreciate these Mazda CX-5 features:

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

MAZDA CX-5 vs. Nissan Rogue: Interior Amenities

Both the 2020 Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue boast spacious, refined interiors that have plenty of cargo space to boot. But what exactly do you get when you choose one SUV over the other for your Cleveland and Mentor drives? 

As it happens, both the Mazda CX-5 and Nissan Rogue provide standard niceties 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. Additionally, in either the Mazda CX-5 or Nissan Rogue, you’ll have access to plenty of premium amenities like:

  • 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 Will be Your Next SUV?

Ready to upgrade to a new 2020 Mazda CX-5 today? Browse our new Mazda CX-5 inventory online from the comfort of home in Bedford or Beachwood! Then, apply for financing to see how much your next new Mazda could cost you! If you have any questions along the way, just contact us. We’re happy to help you with your automotive needs!


* 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.

**Price is Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes tax, title, license, options and destination charge. Dealer sets actual price.

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