2015 Honda CR-V vs. 2015 Nissan Rogue: What’s the Difference?

2015 Honda CR-V vs. 2015 Nissan Rogue

The 2015 Honda CR-V is the efficient, roomy, safe crossover that has everyone talking. As Motor Trend’s 2015 SUV of the Year, the 2015 CR-V outpaced, out-featured, and out-shone dozens of competitors, including the 2015 Nissan Rogue. In close comparison, one can see how the 2015 CR-V, available at O’Daniel Honda, comes out ahead.

CR-V vs. Rogue Features

Performance is key in a Sport Utility Vehicle, and the 2015 Honda CR-V certainly stands out in this category. As the figures above relate, the 2015 CR-V has more horsepower, torque, and towing capacity than the 2015 Rogue, while still achieving better fuel-efficiency. The 2015 CR-V moves with a Continuously Variable Transmission with Sport Mode, while the 2015 Rogue uses an Xtronic CVT. Keyless Smart Entry with Push Button Start is paralleled by the Nissan Intelligent Key with Push Button Ignition, each of which are available for their respective crossovers.

Active families often choose crossover vehicles, and safety is paramount in importance to that choice. Both vehicles come standard with certain safety technologies, including Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, Brake Assist, and Traction Control. For more rugged use, the 2015 CR-V features an aggressive tire tread and Hill Start Assist. For enhanced driving character, the 2015 CR-V includes Drive-By-Wire Throttle System, and the 2015 Rogue includes Active Ride Control, Trace Control, and Engine Braking. Only Honda includes Honda LaneWatch, which expands the driver’s view of the passenger lane, and available Honda Sensing suite of driver-assistive technologies.

Passenger comfort and convenience is essential to enjoying a vehicle. The higher trim levels of both the 2015 CR-V and 2015 Rogue have leather-trimmed seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats. Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control comes with the higher trims of both the CR-V and Rogue. Both vehicles include an Easy Fold-Down 60/40 Split Rear Seat or the equivalent. The standard of version of both vehicles seats 5. The 2015 Rogue Family Package adds a 3rd-row bench seat, which adds two seats, but reduces cargo capacity from 39.3 cu.ft to 9.4 cu.ft. and eliminates the Divide-N-Hide Cargo storage system. Available features for both vehicles include Moonroof, Fog Lights, Roof Rails, Power Tailgate, and Navigation system.

Take a spin in the most-decorated crossover of the year, the 2015 Honda CR-V, at O’Daniel Honda in Omaha, Nebraska.