2020 Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V

2020 Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V: Head-to-Head Comparison

The search for a new SUV can be overwhelming at times due to the sheer amount of options on the market. Luckily, the product experts here at Southlake Nissan in Merrillville, IN, have made the process a little easier by crafting this 2020 Nissan Rogue versus 2020 Honda CR-V comparison guide. Both of these SUVs boast lush, refined cabins filled with the latest technologies and safety amenities, but which one will best satisfy your family’s needs? Continue reading to find out.

For the purpose of this comparison, we’ll take a closer look at the 2020 Nissan Rogue S trim, starting at $25,490 MSRP, and the 2020 Honda CR-V LX, which starts at $25,150 MSRP. These are the base models of each SUV.

Has the new 2020 Nissan Rogue sparked your interest? View our selection of Nissan Rogue models for sale in Merrillville, IN, then take advantage of a Nissan Rogue lease deal. Get a better understanding of each Rogue model when you explore our 2020 Nissan Rogue trim comparison. If you have questions, reach out to our team at (219) 947-1600 or contact us online.

2020 Nissan Rogue in red

Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V
Power & Handling

Both SUVs provide great performers in a multitude of road and weather conditions. View the table below for engine and key performance specs for each vehicle.

2020 Nissan Rogue S


2020 Honda CR-V LX

2.5L I4


1.5L turbocharged I4

170 HP


190 HP

175 lb.-ft.


179 lb.-ft.

1,102 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs.


MPG (city/hwy)


2020 Nissan Rogue infotainment screen

Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V

Stay better connected in the 2020 Nissan Rogue! The Rogue S comes equipped with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, whereas the 2020 Honda CR-V LX trim does not. Additional tech features you will enjoy in the Nissan Rogue S include:

  • Advanced Drive-Assist® display
  • NissanConnect® 7-in. touchscreen display
  • Bluetooth® streaming audio and hands-free phone system
  • Hands-free text messaging assistant
  • AM/FM/CD audio system with four speakers
  • MP3/WMA CD playback capability
  • Auxiliary audio input jack
  • Two USB ports
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Radio data system
  • Speed-sensitive volume control
  • Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls
2020 Nissan Rogue moonroof

Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V

Both the 2020 Nissan Rogue S and Honda CR-V LX seat up to five passengers and have a six-way manual adjustable driver's seat. However, after close comparison, our experts prefer the interior amenities found in the 2020 Nissan Rogue S, which include:

  • EZ FLEX® seating system with second-row split folding/sliding/reclining seat with pass-through
  • 40/20/40 second-row split-folding seat
  • Divide-N-Hide® cargo system
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Gun Metal interior door finishers
  • Air conditioning with in-cabin microfilter
  • Rear door alert
  • Rear passenger air conditioning vents
  • Power windows with driver's one-touch auto-up/down feature
  • Power door locks with auto-locking feature
  • Integrated key with remote keyless entry
  • Tilt and telescoping steering column
  • Variable intermittent flat-blade windshield wipers
  • Intermittent rear window wiper
  • Three 12-volt DC power outlets
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Overhead LED map lights
  • Mood lighting
  • Overhead sunglasses storage
  • Front center console
  • Four cup holders and four bottle holders
  • Four cargo tie-down hooks
Nissan Safety Shield

Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V

There’s nothing more important than the safety of you and your family. A rearview camera, lane departure warning, and tire pressure monitoring system come standard on both the 2020 Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V. Take safety a notch further with the features of the 2020 Nissan Rogue S, including:

  • Automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection
  • Intelligent lane intervention
  • Blind spot warning
  • Rear cross traffic alert
  • Vehicle dynamic control with traction control system
  • Hill start assist
  • Active ride control
  • Nissan advanced airbag system
  • Knee bolsters
  • LATCH system
2020 Nissan Rogue in magnetic black

Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V

Black exterior door handles are found on both SUVs, but only the 2020 Nissan Rogue S has the exterior features required to command the road. Features include:

  • 17-in. steel wheels
  • Intelligent auto headlights
  • Halogen headlights
  • LED tail lights and daytime running lights
  • Power body-color outside mirrors
  • Rear spoiler
  • UV-reducing solar glass
Rear view of a 2020 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V
Which Compact SUV Is Better for You?

The product experts at Southlake Nissan believe you will prefer the 2020 Nissan Rogue over the Honda CR-V. With advanced technologies and unbeatable styling, the Rogue is ready to take your driving experience to new heights. If you have any questions, call our team at (219) 947-1600. We look forward to getting you behind the wheel of the new 2020 Nissan Rogue!

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