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2021 Nissan Rogue vs. 2021 Subaru Outback Review

New 2021 Nissan Rogue

2021 Nissan
Rogue

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New 2021 Subaru Outback

2021 Subaru
Outback

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MSRP*
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$25,650 to $36,830
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$26,795 to $39,945
Invoice* $24,282 to $34,842 $25,187 to $37,240
MPG - City 25 - 27 23 - 26
MPG - Hwy 32 - 35 30 - 33
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 backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Outback than in the Nissan Rogue, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Outback 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
With the Subaru Outback, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Rogue, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Outback. 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 Outback.

Dimensions
The Nissan Rogue is about the same width as the Subaru Outback. The Nissan Rogue is slightly shorter than the Subaru Outback, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Subaru Outback is clearly the choice over the Nissan Rogue for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Nissan Rogue and 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.

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