Compare the Subaru Forest to Nissan Rogue

2019 Subaru Forester
vs. 2019 Nissan Rogue

The 2019 Subaru Forester Take On the 2019 Nissan Rogue

Knowing which compact SUV to choose can difficult. At a glance, it's not always possible to get a sense of which one would be right for you. For this reason, we compare the new 2019 Forester and the 2019 Rogue, so that you can choose the SUV that is best for you.

The Forester stands out in the segment by pairing rugged versatility and cutting-edge technology for a well-rounded driving experience. The new Rogue offers competition with its own impressive features and technology. See how the Forester and Rogue stack up in different categories to have a better sense of which you would prefer.


Every family-friendly car ought to prioritize safety for your peace of mind and confidence. The Rogue addresses safety by offering Blind Spot Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and available Lane Intervention. The Forester takes safety technology to another level by providing standard EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology that includes Adaptive Cruise control, Pre-Collision Braking, Pre-Collision Throttle Management, and Lane Keep Assist and Sway Warning.


The Forester overall has more impressive performance with a 182-horsepower 2.5-liter engine while the Rogue comes with a 170-horsepower 2.5-liter engine. The two engines offer similar fuel economies, but the Forester differentiates itself by delivering a rugged driving experience. You can expect to find standard stability and performance features like Active Torque Vectoring, Trailer Stability Control, and Traction Control System.


You and your passengers will enjoy a more comfortable, spacious ride with the Forester since it comes with 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume to the Rogue's 105.7 cubic feet. When it comes to in-cabin technology, the Forester and Rogue both come with standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smartphone integration, Bluetooth® connectivity, and a SiriusXM® free trial.


A panoramic moonroof doesn't become available for the Rogue until its top trim level, but the new Forester offers a standard moonroof starting at its second trim level. Roof rails also come standard for the Forester for more versatility and an active lifestyle.

Which is Best?

While the new Nissan Rogue offers some impressive features, overall, it doesn't quite stack up to the new Subaru Forester. To learn more about the exciting features that the new Forester has to offer, schedule a test drive today to experience what it has to offer for yourself!

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