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2020 Nissan Rogue vs. 2020 Subaru Forester Review

New 2020 Nissan Rogue

2020 Nissan
Rogue

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New 2020 Subaru Forester

2020 Subaru
Forester

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MSRP*
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$25,490 to $33,190
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$24,495 to $34,595
Invoice* $24,130 to $31,404 $23,099 to $32,266
MPG - City 25 - 26 26
MPG - Hwy 32 - 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Nissan Rogue offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Subaru Forester, with comparable head- and legroom. The Nissan Rogue offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Subaru Forester, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Subaru Forester requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan Rogue, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Nissan Rogue will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Forester. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Nissan Rogue will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Subaru Forester.

Dimensions
The Nissan Rogue is a little wider than the Subaru Forester, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Nissan Rogue takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Forester.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Nissan Rogue and the Subaru Forester are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Subaru Forester is clearly the choice over the Nissan Rogue for pulling heavy loads. The Nissan Rogue has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Forester.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Nissan Rogue and the Subaru Forester. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Nissan Rogue as you will in the Subaru Forester.

Warranty
The Nissan Rogue comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Forester.