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2017 Honda CR-V vs Nissan Rogue: Newer Is Better, But Not Really

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The 2017 Honda CR-V is the newer car when comparing it to the Nissan Rogue and it has been given a totally new redesign for this year. Many say that is superior to the Rogue but the latter really isn’t that far behind it and it does offer up a third row seating option, something which the CR-V doesn’t offer. So which should you go for?

Compact crossovers are the in-thing at the moment and two of the best are the 2017 Honda CR-V and the Nissan Rogue. Both of the vehicles offer superb fuel efficiency and they are spacious and both have the appeal of a full sized SUV.

The Nissan Rogue has been refreshed recently and the Honda CR-V was treated to a full redesign for this year. The Rogue offers a unique style, while the Honda CR-V looks awkward when viewing it from some angles. Both vehicles are practical, they offer plenty of safety and they are comfortable.

The Nissan Rogue is flexible and it offers good cargo hauling abilities while at the same time having the drive of a sedan. If you are used to a sedan you will be attracted to the Rogue more than the Honda CR-V.

The Nissan Rogue comes with the 2.5 litre 4-cylinder engine and this offers up 170 horses. It has CTV and it takes about 8 seconds to reach 60mph from standing still. It comes as front-wheel drive as standard but you can get all-wheel drive. All-wheel drive does lower the fuel economy.

The Honda CR-V LX offers the 2.4 litre inline-4 engine and this offers up 184 horses along with 180 torque. There are other trim levels including the EX-L, EX and the Touring and they offer the 1.5 litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine offering 190 horses and 179 torque.

The Nissan Rogue offers up a third row of seating with ample cargo space and enough room in the back for two adults or three children. The Honda CR-V doesn’t have the third row of seats but it does offer generous cargo space if you fold down the seats in the back.

But which would you choose, would it be the Nissan Rogue or would it be the Honda CR-V?

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