Crossover Showdown: 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Nissan Rogue

The SUV segment is now considered to be one of the most competitive segments in the auto industry, thanks to the surge in its demands. It is easy for consumers to find themselves torn between the 2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Nissan Rogue. Here is a short comparison of a few common factors consumers consider in their buying decision.

2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Nissan Rogue: Powertrain Options

According to a report, the 2017 Honda CR-V has two options for its powertrain. The base trim is equipped with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers 184 horsepower. The EX and the rest of the trims draw power from a 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that cranks out 190 horsepower. These powertrains are paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) that delivers the power through a either a front wheel drive (FWD) or all-wheel drive (AWD) configuration depending on the consumers' preference.

The 2017 Nissan Rogue on the other hand does not offer any options for its powertrain. The 2017 Nissan Rogue draws power from a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that is good for 170 horsepower. Similar to the 2017 Honda CR-V, the 2017 Nissan Rogue also has CVT for its transmission.

2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Nissan Rogue: Fuel Economy

According to U.S. News, the 2017 Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue have good fuel economy. It was mentioned that the 2.4-liter engine of the 2017 Honda CR-V with FWD configuration has a range of 26 and 32 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway. The 1.5-liter engine boosts its fuel efficiency to 28 and 34 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway respectively.

In comparison, the 2017 Nissan Rogue scores a good 26 miles per gallon in the city and 33 on the highway with its FWD configuration. Moving to the AWD setting drops the fuel efficiency to 25 and 32 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway respectively as reported.

2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Nissan Rogue: Price Worth Paying For

For buyers looking for a good vehicle with the lowest price, the 2017 Nissan Rogue offers a good option as it starts with $23,820, $25,420 and $29,960 for the base trim S, SV and SL respectively. The 2017 Honda CR-V on the other hand, also offers a good option. The 2017 Honda CR-V has a starting price of $24,045 for the base trim LX followed by $26,695, 29,195 and $32,395 for the EX, EX-L and Touring trims respectively.

2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Nissan Rogue: The Verdict

Both SUVs are considered to be promising vehicles. The 2017 Honda CR-V has the upper hand in some aspects but the 2017 Nissan Rogue also has its own strengths. In conclusion, the real winners would be the consumers as they will be able to get a good SUV regardless of the choice they make.

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