2016 Nissan Rogue vs 2016 Subaru Forester

Nissan Rogue and Subaru Forester comparison
Nissan Rogue for sale in Ballwin, MO
Subaru Forester vs Nissan Rogue comparison
2016 Nissan Rogue
2016 Subaru Forester
City MPG 26 22
Highway MPG 33 29
Drive Type Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 170 hp @ 6000 rpm 170 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque 175 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm 174 ft-lbs. @ 4100 rpm
MSRP $24,230 $23,245

Head to Head: The 2016 Nissan Rogue and 2016 Subaru Forester

When it comes right down to it, both the Nissan Rogue and the Subaru Forester are high-quality vehicles with a lot to offer, making it hard to choose between them. That's why we've put together this side-by-side crossover comparison of each vehicle's base model.

Efficiency is Key

 Conquering busy streets requires a car that's up to the job. Both the Nissan Rogue and the Subaru Forester have a respectable 170 horsepower and a comparable torque or 175 ft-lbs. and 174 ft-lbs. The true distinction between the two vehicles is in their fuel efficiency. The Nissan Rogue conquers the Subaru Forester with an estimated 26 city MPG and impressive estimated 33 highway MPG. Coming in second the Subaru Forester features a respectable estimated 22 city/29 highway MPG.

Safety and Style

 Whether you're looking for the perfect city vehicle or a commute-friendly small SUV, both cars have a lot to offer. The Subaru Forester and Nissan Rogue are both IIHS Top Safety Picks for 2016 because of their good ratings in five crashworthiness tests. Both vehicles offer standards side/curtain airbags, stability control, traction control, and have achieved similar crash test ratings.

 The Nissan Rogue is known for its safety, efficiency, and quiet ride. It sets itself apart with its aerodynamic exterior, premium interior, and available third-row seating. The Subaru Forester, on the other hand, is known for its passive driver safety tech and versatility. Where the Nissan Rogue is one of the more stylized crossovers on the road, the Subaru Forester is more traditional is stature and exterior design.

Our Recommendation

 It's a close call between these two vehicles, but in the end, the 2016 Nissan Rogue comes out on top. With a more modern style and impressive fuel efficiency, it pulls ahead of the competition.

 Interested in getting behind the wheel? The Bommarito Nissan of Ballwin team can help! Stop by our Nissan dealership near Ballwin, Chesterfield, and St. Louis, Missouri to test drive the Nissan Rogue today!


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