2024 Nissan Rogue vs. 2024 Subaru Outback Review

Picture of the 2024 Nissan Rogue

2024 Nissan
Rogue

MSRP*: $28,850 to $40,630
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2024 Subaru
Outback

MSRP*: $28,895 to $42,795
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MPG - City 28 - 30 MPG 21 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 34 - 37 MPG 26 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 72.9 - 74.1 ft3 75.6 ft3
Engine
  • 201-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 260-hp, 2.4-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 - 260 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,700 - 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 183.0 in 191.3 - 191.9 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 74.2 - 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 39.5 in
Head Room Front 39.2 - 41.1 in
Rear 37.8 - 39.2 in
Front 39.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 39.1 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Nissan Rogue than the Subaru Outback. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Nissan Rogue and the Subaru Outback.

Convenience
The Subaru Outback 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). Whether you pick the Nissan Rogue or the Subaru Outback, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Nissan Rogue is much slimmer than the Subaru Outback, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The Nissan Rogue is slightly shorter than the Subaru Outback, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Nissan Rogue transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Subaru Outback.

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 Outback. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Nissan Rogue as you will in the Subaru Outback.