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2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Subaru Forester Review

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2021 Nissan
Rogue

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2021 Subaru
Forester

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MSRP*
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$25,750 to $36,930
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$24,795 to $34,895
Invoice* $24,375 to $34,938 $23,375 to $32,541
MPG - City 25 - 27 26
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 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** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Nissan Rogue than the Subaru Forester. The Subaru Forester will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Nissan Rogue.

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). The Nissan Rogue is somewhat more expensive 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
With the Subaru Forester, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Nissan Rogue. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Nissan Rogue and 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. The Nissan Rogue has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Subaru Forester.

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