2021 MAZDA CX-5 VS. NISSAN Rogue

mazda cx-5 vs nissan rogue
2021 Mazda CX-5


2021 Nissan Rogue

Base Price

250 hp


181 hp
2,000 lbs

Max. Towing Capacity

1,350 lbs


Not Available

Trim Levels


Are you in the market for a head-turning SUV to enhance your Charlotte commute and weekend getaways? The 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Nissan Rogue are quality vehicles that have impressed top industry experts and consumers alike. Only one can earn the top spot on your driveway. Which will it be? The team at Keffer Mazda is comparing the 2021 Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 so you can make the right decision. Then, explore our inventory to find the new Mazda CX-5 that checks off all your boxes before contacting us for a test drive.

NISSAN Rogue vs. MAZDA CX-5: Pricing

When shopping around the Concord area for your next SUV, you may have a budget that you’re trying to stick with. So, when you’re comparing the Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 in terms of price, you will see that the latter is the more affordable option. Let’s take a look at the starting prices of each entry-level vehicle below:

  • 2021 Mazda CX-5: Starting at $25,270 MSRP*
  • 2021 Nissan Rogue: Starting at $25,650 MSRP

NISSAN Rogue vs. MAZDA CX-5: Performance

In addition to having a lower starting price, the new Mazda CX-5 offers stronger engine specs. Compare the Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 specs below:

  • 2021 Mazda CX-5 Engine & Towing: with an impressive 250-hp engine and the ability to tow up to 2,000 pounds, the Mazda CX-5 is quite powerful.
  • 2021 Nissan Rogue Engine & Towing: The Rogue, on the other hand, has just a 181 hp rating and tows just 1,350 pounds.
  • 2021 Mazda CX-5 Drivetrain Choices: FWD, AWD
  • 2021 Mazda CX-5 Drivetrain Choices: FWD, AWD

NISSAN Rogue vs. MAZDA CX-5: Features

When comparing the standard features of both vehicles, there are several differences to note. Both come equipped with Bluetooth®, cruise control, rearview cameras, and folding rear seats. There are features you won’t find in the Rogue that come standard in the Mazda CX-5:

  • i-ACTIVSENSE ® Technology
  • Seven different trim levels to choose from

Compare the MAZDA CX-5 vs. NISSAN Rogue in Huntersville

Are you ready to trade-in your vehicle and upgrade your Cornelius commute? Visit our Huntersville dealership and experience everything Mazda CX-5 offers. We’ll go over the Mazda CX-5 dimensions, standard features, engine performance, exterior color options, and how it compares against other vehicles in its class. Apply for financing to get pre-approved and explore our Mazda CX-5 lease deals and vehicle specials for an unbeatable deal. Feel free to give us a call if you have any questions.

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

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