2019 MAZDA CX-5 vs 2019 Nissan Rogue – Houston, TX

Mazda CX-5


Since the Mazda CX-5 first hit the scene, it has remained one of the highest-rated small crossovers on the market. It has been applauded for its excellent blend of performance and efficiency and its NHTSA five-star overall safety rating enables families to ride with extra peace of mind. But how does is stack up against one of its main competitors, the Nissan Rogue? Let’s find out:

  2019 Mazda CX-5 2019 Nissan Rogue
Overall Rating 8.8 / 107.8 / 10
Critic’s Rating9.3 / 108.0 / 10
Performance8.9 / 106.9 / 10
Interior8.4 / 10
8.3 / 10
Safety9.9 / 109.3 / 10
3.0 / 5.03.0 / 5.0
*Usnews.com Ratings https://cars.usnews.com


  • The Mazda CX-5 received a higher overall rating than the Nissan Rogue

  • The Mazda CX-5 received a higher rating from critics than the Nissan Rogue

  • The Mazda CX-5 received a higher performance rating than the Nissan Rogue

  • The Mazda CX5 was rated as having a better interior than the Nissan Rogue

  • The Mazda CX-5 was given a higher safety rating than the Nissan Rogue


The 2019 CX-5 has a turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, which is also offered in the CX-9 and the Mazda6. The new turbo four makes 250 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque, assuming the use of premium fuel. With the new turbo, a FWD CX-5 returns 23 mpg city/28 mpg hwy/25 mpg combined, while AWD models achieve 22 mpg city/27 mpg hwy/24 mpg combined.

The base engine in the Rogue is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that makes 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. It returns a fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon in city driving and 33 mpg on the highway. The Rogue is one of just two crossovers in this segment available with a hybrid drivetrain. 



The Mazda CX-5 has a luxurious interior, offering a leather encased dashboard and console. The infotainment screen is mounted atop the dash and controlled by a rotary knob near the gearshift on the center console. There is a minimal amount of plastic used. The vents are trimmed in a brushed aluminum finish, while unique looking inserts trim the doors and the dash. 

The interior of the Nissan Rogue offers a flat-bottom steering wheel to facilitate getting in and out. In 2018 the Nissan Rogue has only five seats like the CX-5. The Rogue has a little more legroom in the front seats, while the CX-5 has a little more back-seat legroom. 



For 2018, every Mazda CX-5 comes standard with blind spot detection, forward-collision warning, automatic emergency braking and a rear cross-traffic monitor. All of these features are available on the Rogue as well , however they are not standard options. Other optional safety features are available on both cars including lane-departure warning, lane-keeping assist, adaptive cruise control and automatic high beams.



Buyers of either the Nissan Rogue or the CX-5 should see good reliability. Both manufacturers offer a 3-year/36,000-mile basic and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

*Source: Autotrader.com



It’s clear that in head to head competition the Mazda CX-5 beats the Nissan Rogue. Don’t just take our word for it though. Come by Jeff Haas Mazda today to take a test drive. We know that you’ll like what you see.


Jeff Haas Mazda is your new and used Mazda CX-5 dealership in Houston, TX. Our knowledgeable team members will provide you with the best Mazda sales, serviceparts, and accessories in the Houston area. We are centrally located at 11222 Katy Freeway in Houston, TX, Jeff Haas Mazda is proud to serve drivers in Sugarland, Katy, and other Houston neighborhoods.

Call us at 713-932-6004 or stop by today. We look forward to meeting you.





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