Compact SUVs like the Nissan Rogue and the Mazda CX-5 appeal to all sorts of drivers. They're safe, roomy, and offer lots of useful features. Which one is right for you, though? To help drivers in Homosassa Springs, Lecanto, and Citrus Hills, FL, decide, the team at Maus Nissan of Crystal River looked at what they have to offer in this 2020 Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 comparison.

2020 Nissan Rogue vs Mazda CX-5: Passenger Space & Cargo Room

Both the Nissan Rogue and the Mazda CX-5 feature seating for five passengers and lots of storage space. The Nissan gives you more room to relax, though. The front seats feature 41.6 inches of headroom and 43 inches of legroom. The Mazda may feel a little more cramped for certain drivers with only 39.7 inches of headroom and 41 inches of legroom.

On top of giving you extra room to stretch your legs, the Nissan Rogue features a large trunk. With 39.3 cubic feet of cargo space, you'll have plenty of room for groceries, golf bags, and luggage. Plus, the Nissan Divide-N-Hide® Cargo System helps you keep things organized with cargo dividers and collapsible shelves.

A Motion Activated Liftgate is also available to help you load up when you've got your hands full. If you need some extra space, you can fold down the second-row seats and get up to 70 cubic feet of cargo room.

The Mazda CX-5 can't carry quite as much. It has a smaller trunk with only 30.9 cubic feet of space. Unfortunately, it doesn't offer any collapsible shelves inside, either. While it also includes folding seats, you'll only be able to get up to 59.6 cubic feet of cargo room. A Rear Power Liftgate is also available, but you'll still have to get out your key fob to press the button.

Nissan Rogue vs Mazda CX-5 Infotainment System

The 2020 Nissan Rogue keeps you connected with a 7-inch touch-screen. It comes with a Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Bluetooth® audio streaming, and a Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant. In addition to streaming music, you'll have lots of stations to choose from with SiriusXM® Radio. Plus, you can sync your smartphone apps with Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and SiriusXM®

The Mazda CX-5 also comes with a Bluetooth® compatible 7-inch touch-screen. Features like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and SiriusXM® are available, but they're not available on every trim level.

2020 Rogue vs CX-5: Safety Features

To give you peace of mind, the Nissan Rogue comes with six air bags and lots of driver-assistance features. For example, Nissan Safety Shield® 360 comes standard. This system helps prevent accidents with features such as:

  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • High Beam Assist
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning

In addition to these smart safety features, you'll also get to see what's behind your SUV. A RearView Monitor comes standard, but an Intelligent Around View® Monitor is also available. It uses a series of cameras to create an overhead view.

The Mazda CX-5 also comes with a series of driver-assistance features and includes six air bags. While it also has a backup camera, it doesn't offer anything that can create a 360-degree view of your vehicle.

Should I Buy the 2020 Nissan Rogue or Mazda CX-5?

Visit Maus Nissan of Crystal River to test drive the safe and stylish Nissan Rogue. It offers extra space and more standard features to drivers in Homosassa Springs, Lecanto, and Citrus Hills, FL. Contact us to learn more about our 2020 Nissan Rogue vs. Mazda CX-5 or schedule your test drive.

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