A reliable SUV, like the 2021 Nissan Rogue or the Honda CR-V, is a smart choice for both commuters and families. Which one is right for you? To help drivers around Ithaca, Elmira, and Cortland, New York, decide, the team at Maguire Nissan had these two popular SUVs square off in this Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V comparison. Read on for more information.

2021 Rogue vs CR-V: Interior

Both the Nissan Rogue and the Honda CR-V offer seating for up to five people and lots of cargo room. The Nissan makes you feel at home with a little extra space behind the wheel. Tall drivers will definitely enjoy its 41.1 inches of headroom and 43.3 inches of legroom.

Comparatively, the Honda CR-V gives 40.1 inches of headroom and 41.3 inches of legroom to stretch out up front. Let's just look at those numbers side by side:

Quick Dimensions



Nissan Rogue

41.1 inches

43.3 inches

Honda CR-V

40.1 inches

41.3 inches

Overall, the Nissan Rogue has a more stylish interior with available leatherette seats, a sporty heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, and bold black accents throughout the cabin. Leather upholstery is also available in the Honda CR-V, but on much later trims.

Each SUV also has a large trunk and convenient folding seats. However, the optional Nissan Divide-N-Hide® system gives the Nissan Rogue more versatile cargo room than the Honda CR-V. It lets you quickly create shelves and cargo dividers.

Infotainment System

The NissanConnect® infotainment system comes standard on every trim level of the 2021 Nissan Rogue. The 8-inch touch-screen blends in perfectly with the dashboard and offers lots of features and smartphone compatibility-as well as an available larger touch-screen option of nine inches!

For starters, you'll be able to stay connected with a Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System and a Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant. It's also ready to stream music or connect with your smartphone apps through Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™.

The Honda CR-V also offers voice recognition, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™. Unfortunately, none of them are standard. The standard system doesn't even come with a touchscreen. While it's Bluetooth® compatible, it only has a 5-inch LCD monitor.Whether you want to put on your favorite playlist or get directions, you can control everything without taking your hands off the wheel, thanks to the available Nissan Voice Recognition feature.

Safety Features

The 2021 Nissan Rogue comes with an advanced air bag system and lots of driver-assistance features. Nissan Safety Shield® 360 comes standard and gives you more awareness during your drive. It can help prevent accidents with technology, such as:

  • Blind Spot Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert

While the RearView Monitor lets you look behind your SUV when you're backing up, the available Intelligent Around View® Monitor uses a series of cameras to create an overhead view of your vehicle and give you 360 degrees of visibility.

The Honda CR-V also comes with lots of standard safety features. The Honda Sensing® system includes some similar technology. However, it doesn't offer anything that can give you a bird's-eye view of your SUV.

Test Drive a Midsize SUV Today!

Contact the team at Maguire Nissan to learn more about this 2021 Nissan Rogue vs. Honda CR-V comparison and take a test drive. The Nissan Rogue is a stylish and comfortable SUV that offers lots of features to drivers and families throughout the Ithaca, Elmira, and Cortland, NY, areas.

Take it out for a spin today!

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