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2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Honda CRV exterior comparison

2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Honda CR-V: Specs, & Comparison

Posted at Tue, May 14, 2024 11:00 AM

The 2024 Nissan Rogue and the 2024 Honda CR-V are two leading contenders in the compact SUV market, offering a blend of performance, interior comfort, technology, and safety. Which one makes the most sense for you and your family? In this comparison, we'll dive into the power and performance, electronic safety features, reliability, and crash test rankings. By the end of this article, you'll be able to make a more informed decision about which of these two great SUVs is right for you

Power and Performance: 2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Honda CR-V

Feature 2024 Nissan Rogue 2024 Honda CR-V
Engine 1.5-liter VC-Turbo® 3-cylinder 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder
Horsepower 201 hp 190 hp
Torque 225 lb-ft 179 lb-ft
Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) or All-Wheel Drive (AWD) Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) or All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
Gas Mileage (City/Highway) 29/36 mpg 28/34 mpg
Towing Capacity 1,350 lbs 1,500 lbs

2024 Nissan Rogue Performance Analysis

The 2024 Nissan Rogue packs a punch with its 1.5-liter Variable Compression Turbo (VC-Turbo) engine, boasting 201 horsepower and 225 lb-ft of torque. This engine adapts its compression ratio based on driving conditions, balancing power and efficiency. With fuel economy hitting 29 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway, the Rogue keeps you going without frequent pit stops. It also flaunts an Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system, stepping up traction and stability. Need to haul? No sweat. The Rogue handles up to 1,350 pounds for your towing needs.

2024 Honda CR-V Performance Analysis

The 2024 Honda CR-V rolls with a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, dishing out 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque. While slightly less oomph than the Rogue, it still holds its own. Fuel economy? Respectable at 28 mpg city and 34 mpg highway. The CR-V also offers an all-wheel-drive option for those twisty roads or slippery slopes. And if you need to haul some gear, it's got you covered with a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds.

Performance Winner: 2024 Nissan Rogue

When it comes to power and performance, the 2024 Nissan Rogue is our choice. With more horses under the hood and a torque boost, it's got that extra kick when you need it. Plus, its innovative VC-Turbo engine balances power and efficiency, which gives it the edge in gas mileage. And let's not forget the Rogue's slightly better fuel economy which adds up.

Interior Features and Technology: 2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Honda CR-V

Feature 2024 Nissan Rogue 2024 Honda CR-V
Infotainment Screen Standard 8-inch, Optional 12.3-inch Standard 7-inch, Optional 9-inch
Instrument Cluster 12.3-inch Digital 7-inch TFT Display
Audio System Bose Premium Audio with 10 speakers Bose Premium Audio with 12 speakers
Connectivity Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Wi-Fi hotspot Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Wireless Charging
Climate Control Dual-zone Automatic Dual-zone Automatic
Interior Space 36.5 cu ft cargo space, up to 74.1 cu ft with seats down 39.3 cu ft cargo space, up to 76.5 cu ft with seats down
Upholstery Leather options, heated front seats Leather options, heated front seats
Driver Assistance ProPILOT Assist Honda Sensing Suite

Nissan Rogue Interior & Tech Analysis

Step inside the 2024 Nissan Rogue and you're greeted with a spacious and modern interior. It has a standard 8-inch touchscreen, with an optional 12.3-inch display if you crave more screen real estate. The digital instrument cluster also delivers with a sleek 12.3 inches of real estate. Connect your phone seamlessly with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and take your Wi-Fi on the go with a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. Plus, enjoy the comfort of dual-zone automatic climate control and a cargo space that expands to a whopping 74.1 cubic feet with the seats folded down.

Honda CR-V Interior & Tech Analysis

The 2024 Honda CR-V boasts a standard 7-inch touchscreen, with a larger 9-inch option for those who like it big. Its digital instrument cluster measures 7 inches, keeping you informed in style. Connect your smartphone effortlessly with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and for the wireless fans out there, wireless charging is available on select trims. Cruise comfortably with dual-zone automatic climate control and revel in a cargo space of up to 76.5 cubic feet with the rear seats stowed away. And let's not forget the premium Bose audio system, pumping out tunes through 12 speakers.

Performance Winner: Nissan Rogue

Although the 2024 Honda CRV does has more overall interior space, many of our customers have said they felt the interior styling and technology were very out of date. Meanwhile, the Nissan Rogue comes with many of the features they were looking for, including a panoramic sunroof, incredible display and modern styling. Because of this, we’re going to give the edge to the 2024 Nissan Rogue.

J.D. Power Reliability and IIHS Safety Ratings: 2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Toyota RAV4

Feature 2024 Nissan Rogue 2024 Toyota RAV4
J.D. Power Reliability Rating 82/100 83/100
IIHS Safety Rating Top Safety Pick+ Top Safety Pick+
Frontal Crash Test Rating Good Good
Side Crash Test Rating Good Good
Roof Strength Rating Good Good
Headlights Rating Acceptable/Good (varies by trim) Acceptable/Good (varies by trim)
Child Seat Anchors Good Good

J.D. Power Reliability

The 2024 Nissan Rogue earns a solid 82 out of 100 on the J.D. Power reliability scale, showcasing its dependability and quality over time. Its rival, the 2024 Toyota RAV4, nabs a slightly higher score of 83 out of 100, proving its reliability and consistent performance. Owners report minimal issues with both models, praising their sturdy build and reliability.

IIHS Safety Ratings

Both the Nissan Rogue and Toyota RAV4 snag the coveted Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS, the gold standard in safety. These ratings reflect their stellar performance in various crash tests, including frontal and side impacts, roof strength, and head restraint tests. They're also packed with advanced safety features and driver assistance tech, keeping you safe on the road.

Performance Winner: Tie

n terms of reliability and safety, it’s pretty much a dead heat. Both SUVs excel in safety, boasting top-notch ratings from the IIHS. If you keep up on the maintenance, both are reliable. Although we have heard anecdotal reports from our buyers that CRVs may be more expensive to insure in the Annapolis area, which is something you want to keep in mind. A 2023 article by the News4 I-team also went through police data for Washington DC and found that Hondas and Toyotas were the most significantly stolen make.

Our Choice: The 2024 Nissan Rogue

The 2024 Nissan Rogue shines with its innovative VC-Turbo engine, offering power and efficiency in one package. Meanwhile, the 2024 Honda CR-V impresses with its spacious interior and advanced tech, including wireless charging and a premium audio system. Both SUVs boast top-notch safety ratings and reliability, with the CR-V winning in cargo space. If you're all about performance, the Rogue might steal your heart, but if comfort and tech top your list, give the CR-V a spin. Each SUV caters to different tastes, so take your pick.

Ready to experience the 2024 Nissan Rogue firsthand? Schedule a test drive at Annapolis Nissan. Swing by 2542 Riva Rd, Annapolis, MD 21401, and see why the Rogue could be your perfect match. Come feel the power, tech, and comfort that set it apart.

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