When comparing the 2021 Mazda CX-5's and the 2021 Nissan Rogue's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. The 2021 Nissan Rogue has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, reliability and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the 2021 Mazda CX-5's and the 2021 Nissan Rogue's specifications and ratings, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a better car than the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Pricing
A used 2021 Mazda CX-5 ranges from $21,949 to $31,495 while a used 2021 Nissan Rogue is priced between $21,980 to $33,498.
2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 loses 39.8 percent of its value and the 2021 Nissan Rogue loses 42.9 percent of its value. This means the 2021 Mazda CX-5 retains 3.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Mazda CX-5 is 8.1 out of 10 while the Nissan Rogue's quality rating is 7.9 out of 10. This results in the Mazda CX-5 being ranked 12 out of 19 Best Small SUVs and the Nissan Rogue being ranked 14 out of 19. Out of 55 Best 5-seater SUVs, the Mazda CX-5 is ranked 25 and the Nissan Rogue is ranked 28. The Mazda CX-5 is also ranked 27 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs while the Nissan Rogue is ranked 30 out of 66.
2021 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2021 Nissan Rogue Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Mazda CX-5 is 7.2 out of 10. For the Nissan Rogue the reliability rating is 7.8 out of 10. This gives the Nissan Rogue a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Mazda CX-5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2021 Mazda CX-5’s base engine makes 187 horsepower, and the 2021 Nissan Rogue base engine makes 181 horsepower. The CX-5 is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles. The Rogue is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 508 miles. This gives the 2021 Nissan Rogue the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2021 Mazda CX-5. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the 2021 Nissan Rogue has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the area of rear leg room. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 and 2021 Nissan Rogue are comparable in regards to front shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has higher safety ratings than the 2021 Nissan Rogue, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.18 out of 5 Stars.