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2017 Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V: Which is the Winner?

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Looking for a new compact crossover SUV? Growing families with multiple car seats, weekend warriors with gear to haul, and anybody with cargo to move from Point A to Point B can appreciate the added room of an SUV over a sedan. You’ve probably considered both the Honda CR-V and the Nissan Rogue, two of the top-selling crossover SUVs on the market right now. Both vehicles offer good gas mileage and excellent safety features, but how do you decide which one is right for you?  Let’s compare the 2017 Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V and see which one comes out on top.

 

Photo: nissanusa.com

Photo: nissanusa.com

Photo: automobiles.honda.com

Photo: automobiles.honda.com

 

Comparison #1: Price

In a head-to-head comparison of Nissan vs. Honda, you’ll find the Rogue beats the CR-V on price.  The Rogue’s starting MSRP is $23,820, while the Honda CR-V starts at $24,045.

The price difference is even greater with the higher trim packages. The top-of-the-line Rogue SL has a starting MSRP of $31,310, while the equivalent CR-V Touring starts at $32,395.

With the Rogue, you can get all the features you’re looking for while still saving thousands of dollars. And when you shop at Nissan World of Denville, you can save even more with our featured new car specials and Nissan incentives!

Winner: Nissan Rogue

Comparison #2: Passenger Volume

In terms of space for passengers, the Rogue is roomier. The Rogue SL offers a spacious 106 cubic feet of passenger volume, compared to the CR-V Touring’s 103. This gives you room to spread out and relax without feeling cramped.

Tall drivers and their front seat passengers especially appreciate the Nissan Rogue, since it has greater front headroom (41.6 inches) than the Honda CR-V (40.1 inches). This extra space makes for a more comfortable ride, especially on long trips.

Winner: Nissan Rogue

Comparison #3: Seating Comfort and Capacity

When it comes to seating comfort and capacity, the Rogue wins hands down. Only the Rogue offers second-row seats that can slide and recline. This standard feature gives rear passengers a ride that’s much more comfortable.

 

Photo: nissanusa.com

Photo: nissanusa.com

The Rogue also offers an optional third row, which allows you to accommodate up to seven passengers easily.  The third row is easily accessible, too; with the EZ Flex Seating System, just lift the lever, then slide and tilt the 2nd-row seat forward for easy access.

Unfortunately, the CR-V does not offer a third row of seating, which caps its seating capacity at five people.

If you’ve got a large family or will be transporting the soccer team from Morristown to Dover, the Rogue lets you seat them all in comfort.

Winner: Rogue

Comparison #4: Cargo Space

The flexible configuration of the Rogue’s cargo space sets it apart from the CR-V.

The CR-V’s second row offers a 60/40 split, while the Rogue’s seat can be split 20/40/20.  This makes it easier to get the combination of seating and storage that you need.  Plus, the Rogue’s second-row seat and front passenger seat fold truly flat, making it easier to haul large cargo.

 

Photo: nissanusa.com

Photo: nissanusa.com

If you leave the second-row seats in place and calculate the remaining space, the Rogue has 39.3 cubic feet of cargo room.  The Rogue gives you plenty of room for the things you frequently haul, like strollers, sports equipment, and groceries.

The Rogue also offers a handy center pass-through for long items. With the right passenger seats down, it can haul an object around 8′ long.

Also, only the Rogue offers Nissan’s Divide-N-Hide storage system. This unique system offers an adjustable set of shelves and dividers to customize the cargo space up to 18 different ways.

Winner: Rogue

Discover the 2017 Rogue at Nissan World of Denville

Want to learn more about the 2017 Nissan Rogue? Ready to take it out for a test drive?  Interested in buying or leasing? Contact Nissan World of Denville or stop by our dealership to get answers to all your questions.  As one of the area’s premier dealers, we’ve got an enormous Nissan Rogue inventory for you to see for yourself!

 

Sources & Photos:

https://www.nissanusa.com/crossovers/rogue/

http://automobiles.honda.com/cr-v

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