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2017.5 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Honda CR-V | Merrillville, IN

I2017.5 nissan rogue vs 2017 honda cr-v


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Does your family need room to grow with a new SUV? Two of the most popular options are the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue and the 2017 Honda CR-V, but which one has all the features you desire? Thankfully, the experts at Southlake Nissan in Merrillville, IN have created the following review of these highly sought-after SUVs to help you decide which is best for your family.


For the purposes of this comparison, we will be taking a closer look at the key aspects of the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue SL starting at $30,360 MSRP, and the 2017 Honda CR-V EX-L starting at $29,295 MSRP.


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2017.5 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Design Features

2017.5 nissan rogue vs 2017 honda cr-v interior


Both SUVs seat five passengers, but growing families will prefer the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue because, when equipped with the Family Package, seating increases to seven passengers. The Nissan Rogue also has a Divide-N-Hide® cargo system, as well as the EZ Flex™ seating system for easier access to the third row. With no similar features available, the 2017 CR-V falls behind. Read on to learn about more aspects in which the 2017.5 Rogue offers superior features.


  • While both models have leather-trimmed heated front seats, the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue adds a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel
  • The Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V both have halogen headlights, but only the 2017.5 Rogue offers LED taillights and daytime running lights
  • Load groceries and cargo easier with the Nissan Rogue thanks to the motion activated lift gate, an unavailable feature on the CR-V

2017.5 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Performance and Capability

Whether it’s passing on the highway, or getting to soccer practice on time, you’ll want a powerful engine. With precise steering, parking in even the tightest spaces is possible with the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue. The suspension on the Rogue provides for a smooth drive regardless of the terrain. Our experts agree you’ll find little to love about the Honda CR-V, and the smaller engine causes the acceleration to be a more sluggish. Take a look at the table below to see how the two engines compare.


2017.5 Nissan Rogue SL


2017 Honda CR-V EX-L

2.5L I4


1.5L I4

170 HP


190 HP

175 lb. ft.


179 lb. ft.


MPG city/highway


2017.5 Nissan Rogue vs. 2017 Honda CR-V: Safety and Technology

Cutting edge safety features such as moving object detection and pedestrian detection are only available with the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue. While the Honda CR-V has some notable features, the Rogue can match them all. Safety features with the 2017.5 Rogue include:


  • Lane departure warning
  • Forward emergency braking
  • Blind spot warning
  • Vehicle dynamic control with traction control system
  • Around View® monitor

When it comes to technology, there can only be one winner. Take a look at the points below to learn how the features with the Rogue and CR-V compare.


  • Both models have a 7-in. touchscreen, however the Rogue also adds voice recognition technology
  • The CR-V has an 8-speaker audio system, but the Nissan Rogue features a premium 9-speaker Bose® audio system with two subwoofers
  • A Navigation system is only available as an upgrade on the Honda CR-V, however the Rogue has the Nissan Connect™ infotainment system with navigation and mobile apps

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Are you ready to experience all the 2017.5 Nissan Rogue has to offer you and your family? Find the model that is right for you in our new vehicle inventory at Southlake Nissan in Merrillville, IN, and then schedule a test drive by calling (888) 862-0083. Don’t forget to check out the factory direct incentives available at our Nissan dealership to see if you qualify to save on your 2017.5 Nissan Rogue.


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