Comparing the 2018 Mazda CX-5 to the Competition at Star Mazda near Van Nuys

Compact crossover SUVs are incredible capable vehicles that can get you through city streets and open highways with ease, easily accommodating small families and solo drivers alike; it's safe to say that we here at Star Mazda in Glendale, CA consider the 2018 Mazda CX-5 to be the king of its class! However, we know that drivers from all over the Hollywood and Los Angeles areas demand more than just our word for it, so we've put together a comparison between the 2018 CX-5 and one of its main rivals: the 2018 Nissan Rogue. Check out all the details below and discover how the CX-5 pulls ahead of the pack at every turn.

The 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. the 2018 Nissan Rogue

  • You'll find that the 2018 Mazda CX-5's starting price of $24,150 MSRP is hundreds of dollars more affordable than the 2018 Nissan Rogue's starting price of $24,800 MSRP, saving you money right away.
  • The base engine in the CX-5 provides you with 187 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, out-classing the Rogue's standard engine specs of 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.
  • A standard 6-speed automatic transmission in the base CX-5 model gives you a more engaging and fun driving experience through Pasadena than the standard CVT found in the base Rogue model.
  • Standard features in the CX-5, such as turn signals in the side mirrors, alloy wheels, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, are only available as optional add-ons or on higher trims of the Rogue.
  • Similarly, the base CX-5 offers optional features such as fog lights, the High Beam Control System, rain sensing wipers, a tow hitch receiver, and radar cruise control, aren't available at all on the base Rogue model.
  • Alhambra passengers will enjoy how the CX-5's cabin offers increased front shoulder and hip room as well as more rear head, hip, and leg room over the Rogue's cabin.
  • You can tow up to a maximum of 2,000 pounds in the base CX-5, easily outperforming the Rogue's meager towing capacity of 1,102 pounds.


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1401 S Brand Blvd
Directions Glendale, CA 91204

  • Sales: 888-439-1414
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  1. Star Mazda

    1401 S Brand Blvd
    Glendale, CA 91204

    • Sales: 888-439-1414
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