2020 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Nissan Rogue

2020 Honda CR-V vs 2020 Nissan Rogue

The year 2020 model year follows up a handful of years where crossover vehicles dominated vehicle sales. While the nation is consumed in an obsession with this fusion of sedan and SUV, models like the Honda CR-V and Nissan Rogue are some of the leaders, but how do you decide which one to buy between them? 

The Honda CR-V model name has been around since the mid-90s, while the Nissan Rogue model name is more than ten years younger. Although they are both compact crossover SUVs, the CR-V benefits from having been in the game longer. The Rogue follows up a series of similarly sized Nissan crossovers, making one wonder how much longer the Rogue will be around before Nissan reboots it again. The chart below compares the 2020 model years of both the CR-V and the Rogue for your convenience. 

2020 Honda CR-V


2020 Nissan Rogue

4 Trim Levels 3
Available Hybrid Version  Not Available 
190 Horsepower and 179 lb-ft of Torque  Horsepower and Torque  170 Horsepower and 175 lb-ft of Torque 
Standard Adaptive Cruise Control  Available


Model Comparison Analysis

The 2020 Honda CR-V comes prepared to meet more of the needs of the modern driving public than the 2020 Nissan Rogue. What shoppers love is choice, and the CR-V has not only one more trim level, but each one is available in a hybrid version for the growing demand for hybrids. On top of that, the turbocharged engine supplies more horsepower and torque than the Nissan offering. Adaptive cruise control should be available on more than just the highest trims of the Nissan Rogue. Luckily, the Honda CR-V gives adaptive cruise control to every driver, no matter how much money they put into their model.

Other Features Available for the 2020 Honda CR-V

  • Heated Leather Steering Wheel 
  • Keyless Ignition 
  • Climate Control 
  • Universal Remote Transmitter for Garage Doors and Security Systems 
  • Hands-Free Entry 
  • And Much More! 
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2020 Honda CR-V interior close up of shifter and cup holders
2020 Honda CR-V exterior trunk open showing soccer ball and cooler
2020 Honda CR-V interior close up of steering wheel and cluster