Power and Performance: Forester vs Rogue

  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive is standard on every new Forester model, but it's a pricey add-on for the Rogue
  • Standard horsepower between the two is nearly identical, with both offering 170 horsepower; however, the Forester's available turbocharged 2.0-liter blows that number out of the water
  • Thanks to the Subaru Forester's recent advancements, fuel economy for the pair is nicely matched: 26/32 for the Forester, 26/33 for the Rogue. Both are very fuel-efficient

Features and Options: Forester vs Rogue

  • The Nissan Rogue does offer available seating for seven--but since its dimensions are nearly identical to the Forester, the rear seats are really only suitable for small children, and you lose nearly all of your cargo space
  • If you like open-air feeling, you'll love the Forester's available panoramic power moonroof--the Rogue uses a two-piece dual pane system
  • The Forester offers more options for less, with features like heated seats and wipers, but still costs less than the Rogue when comparably-equipped

Safety and Security: Forester vs Rogue

  • Subaru's all-wheel-drive system was built to be truly symmetrical, giving you smoother and more balanced handling on the road--Rogue's was not
  • The Rogue is a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS. But the Forester? That's a Top Safety Pick PLUS for the 2017 model
  • In foul weather, over rough roads, or in an emergency situation, the Forester's 8.7 inches of ground clearance gives you extra freedom of movement than the Rogue's 7.4 inches

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Compare the 2017 Subaru Forester to the Nissan Rogue in Charleston

With both vehicles boasting major makeovers for the 2014 model-year, the 2017 Subaru Forester and the 2016 Nissan Rogue are at the top of their respective games. And for shoppers in North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Hanahan, West Ashley, and Summerville looking for a well-equipped, capable, and stylish new vehicle, these two are very popular choices.

Price for the two crossovers is neck-and-neck; that is, until you factor in the Subaru Forester's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive--a feature that comes standard and won't cost you an extra penny. However, as we know, price isn't always everything. That's why we've compared the Subaru Forester vs Nissan Rogue in multiple ways, to help you shop. Check it out.

Decide for Yourself: Compare the 2017 Subaru Forester in North Charleston

There are a million reasons to buy a Subaru, and the new 2017 Forester is one of the best options on the market for drivers who want a compact SUV. See new Forester models for sale online at Crews Subaru of Charleston to compare between trim levels like the Base, Premium, and Touring, or explore the full new Subaru model lineup to see how the Forester compares to other AWD crossovers and sedans.

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