How Does the Subaru Forester Compare to the Nissan Rogue?

The compact SUV segment seems to be getting more and more popular each year, and if you're looking for a vehicle in this segment, you have more options than ever. With all these available choices, it can be pretty difficult to determine which vehicle is the best choice for you. At Quality Subaru: Clearance Center of CT we would be more than happy to help you make that decision.

Vehicles like the Subaru Forester have a lot of competition these days. Models like the Nissan Rogue seem to offer a lot of the same benefits, so we're going to tell you about some of the similarities and differences between the two so you can decide which one is the right fit for you.

Subaru Forester vs Nissan Rogue

 Subaru Forester vs Nissan Rogue 


  • Both vehicles offer a 2.5-liter engine with 170 horsepower.
  • Each vehicle comes with a 36-month/36,000-mile basic warranty and a 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
  • Both models offer ample legroom in the front and rear.
  • They both offer standard remote keyless entry.
  • Both offer standard cruise control.
 Subaru Forester in Wallingford, CT 

Subaru Forester Benefits:

  • The Forester is more affordable, starting at $22,595, while the Rogue starts at $23, 290.
  • All-Wheel Drive comes standard in the Forester so you can enjoy increased control and capability without the extra price that you would have to pay to get AWD in the Rogue.
  • The Forester offers a choice of a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed continuously variable transmission, offering more options and more control. The Rogue only offers a two-speed continuously variable transmission.
  • You'll find more passenger volume in the Forester, at 108.3 cubic feet, while the Rogue offers 105.8 cubic feet.
  • The Forester has a five-star front driver crash test rating, while the Rogue has a 4-star rating.

Nissan Rogue Benefits:

  • The Rogue offers better fuel economy at 26 city MPG and 33 highway MPG, while the Forester offers 22 city MPG and 29 highway MPG.
  • You'll find more cargo volume in the Rogue, at 39.3 cubic feet, while the Forester offers 34.4 cubic feet.
  • The Rogue offers a 40-20-40 split-folding rear bench, providing more versatility than the Forester's 60-400 split-folding rear bench .

Nissan Rogue  


If you have any questions about how the Subaru Forester compares to competing vehicle or you'd just like to know a little more about it, feel free to stop by our Wallingford, CT dealership. We would be more than happy to answer your questions and arrange a test drive for you in one of our available models so you can really get to know the Forester before making your decision.

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