2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Honda HR-V

The crossover SUV class of the global automotive industry is so densely packed with strong models that it can be very intimidating for first-time buyers to make a decision about taking one home. A comparison of the 2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Honda HR-V will provide JC Billion Nissan customers with some interesting insights into what they can expect to find in this class. For the 2021 model year, Nissan has completely redesigned its most popular crossover SUV and it offers more performance, more cargo volume and the manufacturer’s latest connectivity technology. Independent reviews have praised previous versions of the Nissan Rogue for its comfortable seats, smooth ride and a long list of standard safety features. There is no reason to think these things won’t also be true for the 2021 version of the Nissan Rogue. JC Billion Nissan customers can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 Rogue today by calling, 406-219-0708.

Both the 2021 Nissan Rogue and 2021 Honda HR-V have two rows of seats that will hold up to five passengers, with very similar legroom measurements for everyone sitting in each of both vehicles. However, that will be about where the similarities end. The biggest difference between the 2021 Rogue and 2021 HR-V will be the available cargo volume each platform can offer. Owners of the 2021 Nissan Rogue will be able to use up to 31.6 cubic-feet of cargo volume when people are sitting in the rear seat. They can also fold those seats down to make up to 74.1 cubic-feet available. The 2021 Honda HR-V will have just 24.3 cubic-feet of cargo volume available when people are sitting in the backseat with a max of up to 58.8 cubic-feet available. Every 2021 Rogue has access to the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ suites of applications. The 2021 HR-V makes buyers choose upper trim grades to have this capability.


2021 Nissan Rogue Vs. 2021 Honda HR-V
2.5-L, 4-Cyl. Base Engine 1.8-L, 4-Cyl.
181/181 Horsepower/Torque 141/127
74.1 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 58.8 cu.-ft.
27/35 Base Fuel Economy 28/34


Performance Specs

Every 2021 Nissan Rogue employs the same powertrain. The automaker uses a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to the Nissan continuously variable transmission. It will make a 181 horsepower and 181 pound-feet of torque. The 2021 Honda HR-V uses a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder engine that will make 141 horsepower and 127 pound-feet of torque.

Even though the 2021 Nissan Rogue make 40 more horsepower than the HR-V, the two vehicles offer very similar fuel economy scores. The base version of the 2021 Rogue can record 27 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the highway. On the other hand, the base trim of the 2021 HR-V can record 28 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway.

A photo of the steering wheel used by the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
A photo of the lower instrument stack in the 2021 Nissan Rogue.

A photo of the cargo area in the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
A photo of the 2021 Nissan Rogue in a photo studio.