Which Is Better Nissan Rogue Or Honda CRV?


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We get it. You’re looking at your options and the Nissan Rogue and the Honda CRV are looking quite comparable. 


So which is better Nissan Rogue or Honda CRV? 


Well, it depends. We’ll review the two vehicles with you and show you what differentiates one over the other. At the end of the day, it’s important that you find the vehicle that’s right for you and your family. It’s our hope that this article will help you do just that. 


In reality, a vehicle is a big investment. And it’s something you don’t want to go into blindly. Of course, that’s why you’re reading this. 


So, which is better Nissan Rogue or Honda CRV? Buckle up. We’re going on a ride to find out.

Which is better Nissan Rogue or Honda CRV? 

To answer that question, we’re going to examine various features and compare them side by side. Ultimately, it’s up to you to weigh the pros and cons of either vehicle. They’re both worthy and they’ve both received high praises over the last several years. 


Which is better Nissan Rogue or Honda CRV?


Follow along as we showcase what makes them different.

Optional third-row seating

Here’s what makes the Nissan Rogue stand apart from the Honda CRV: optional third-row seating. In fact, this is one of the reasons it was ranked as one of CarMax's top family car choices for 2017. The third row allows drivers of the Nissan Rogue to seat seven passengers, while the Honda CRV seats only five. There are no options for third-row seating in the Honda CRV.


Mind you, the third row is a bit cramped for adults on long drives. But if you have extra children in tow or the occasional extra passengers, you’ll be glad for the additional seats. The more the merrier, right?

Passenger and cargo space

Now let’s talk about the passenger and cargo space. The Honda CR-V slightly outdoes the Nissan Rogue when it comes to passenger and cargo space. 


Time to break these details down.


In the Honda CR-V, the front-seat headroom comes out to 40.1 inches. The Nissan Rogue, on the other hand, offers 43.0 inches of front-seat headroom.


Let’s move to the second row. The Honda CR-V allows for 40.4 inches of legroom and the Nissan Rogue allows for 37.9. 


For the space behind the second row, the Honda CR-V and the Nissan Rogue comes out to 39 cubic feet of cargo room. 


Fold over the second-row seats and the Honda CR-V comes out to 76 cubic feet and the Nissan Rogue offers 70 cubic feet.

Seat comfort

In the Rogue, you'll find that the front seats are designed with NASA-inspired tech. This makes for a comfortable seat.


While the Honda CR-V is comfortable too, if you’re picky about seat comfort, you may want to look into the Nissan Rogue. It’s a step up from the Honda CR-V in terms of comfort.


At the end of the day, you may as well go see these two vehicles for yourself. Test them out and see how you feel sitting in either vehicle. 

Suspension comparison

For the Honda CR-V, you're looking at a suspension setup that gives it a more sturdy feel compared to the Nissan Rogue. In that regard, the CR-V is a notch above the Rogue if you’re sensitive to how your vehicle rides.


Now let’s look at technology. Both SUVs offer technology features that are quite similar, featuring touchscreen displays and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.


Driver safety features are also part of the Rogue and Honda line of vehicles.

Miles per gallon

As far as miles per gallon go, the Honda CR-V comes out to 27 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon. It comes out to 29 miles per gallon in combined driving. 


The Nissan Rogue is rated at 25 miles per gallon in the city and 32 miles per gallon in the hwy. It comes out to 27 miles per gallon combined.

Live the adventure. 

Whether you settle on the Nissan Rogue or the Honda CRV, we trust the vehicle of your choosing serves you for many years to come. To learn more about the Nissan Rogue, see what we have to say about its towing capabilities and the amount of mileage it can take. Don’t forget to consider the Nissan Rogue Sport while you’re at it.


Adventure awaits you. Behind the steering wheel of a compact SUV, you’re ready for adventure in the city, in the mountains, and even the beach. Work and play are at the heart of the compact Nissan Rogue. Whatever you’re doing, it will get you there. Rain or shine, night or day.

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