The Honda CR-V is often considered a benchmark in the hot-selling compact crossover segment. It’s renowned for its blend of easy driving dynamics, an extra-spacious interior, and excellent gas mileage.
One of the CR-V’s closest rivals has just undergone a comprehensive redesign. That’s the 2021 Nissan Rogue, which brings modernized styling, a higher-end interior, upgraded infotainment, more power, and improved driving dynamics. To see if that’s enough to vault the new Rogue to the top of its class, we’ve tested the two small suvs, compared them across eight categories, then declared an overall winner. Read on to learn which one is best for you, and which one is our top pick.