2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Subaru Forester Review

Picture of the 2024 Nissan Rogue

2024 Nissan
Rogue

MSRP*: $28,850 to $40,630
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

Picture of the 2024 Subaru Forester

2024 Subaru
Forester

MSRP*: $27,095 to $37,395
See details & photos

Find Your Best Price Today!

MPG - City 28 - 30 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 34 - 37 MPG 28 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 72.9 - 74.1 ft3 69.1 - 74.2 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 201 hp 182 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 1,500 - 3,000 lbs
Exterior Length 183.0 in 182.7 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 71.5 - 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 39.2 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.2 in
Front 40.2 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.6 - 39.6 in

*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 Subaru Forester offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan Rogue, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Nissan Rogue as you will with the Subaru Forester, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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.

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.

Handling
The Nissan Rogue has the same turning radius as the Subaru Forester, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Nissan Rogue will do just as well as the Subaru Forester, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Nissan Rogue has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Forester.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Nissan Rogue transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively 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. The Nissan Rogue has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Subaru Forester.