2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Nissan Rogue Small SUV Comparison in Seattle, WA

The Subaru Forester has been newly redesigned for 2019, and it's better than ever! With impressive capability, plenty of interior space, and standard all-wheel drive, this small SUV is more than a match for competitors like the 2019 Nissan Rogue. The Subaru Forester has a lower starting MSRP, as well! Interested to see just how these two SUVs compare? Keep reading to learn more. Then, be sure to take the Subaru Forester for a test drive at Carter Subaru Ballard so that you can experience its greatness for yourself.

2019 Subaru Forester Interior

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Nissan Rogue: Interior Dimensions and Comfort

Though these are both small SUVs, the Subaru Forester certainly doesn't feel small when you're sitting inside. It has a spacious 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume. The Nissan Rogue, by comparison, has just 106 cubic feet. You and your passengers will have more room to spread out and enjoy the ride in the Subaru Forester. The 2019 Subaru Forester also offers greater interior comfort features, including heated rear seats. These can't be found on the Nissan Rogue.

2019 Subaru Forester Technology Features

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Nissan Rogue: Tech Features

Both the Nissan Rogue and the Subaru Forester will keep you connected with features like Apple CarPlay™ and Android™ Auto. They both also offer available nine-speaker audio systems. However, the Subaru Forester still has the advantage here. Every trim but the entry-level comes standard with 4G LTE Wi-Fi capability. This lets you connect up to eight devices.

Subaru also uses its technology to help your drive be even better. LED Steering Responsive Headlights are available on the 2019 Subaru Forester; these turn when you turn to illuminate the path ahead of you. You won't find features like this in the Nissan Rogue.

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2019 Subaru Forester Performance

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Nissan Rogue: Performance

The 2019 Forester is equipped with a powerful and refined SUBARU BOXER® engine. This engine generates more horsepower than the engine in the Nissan Rogue, but that's just the beginning. Its flat design means that it has a lower center of gravity than inline engines (like the one in the Nissan Rogue), giving it exceptional balance.

The Subaru Forester also comes standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, giving it remarkable off-road prowess. While AWD is available in the Nissan Rogue, it's a more expensive upgrade.

2019 Subaru Forester Safety Ratings

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Nissan Rogue: Safety Ratings

Subaru is dedicated to your safety--but you don't have to take our word for it. Independent experts have noticed the same thing. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2019 Subaru Forester a perfect five-star overall safety rating, while giving the 2019 Nissan Rogue just four stars in the same category. The 2019 Subaru Forester also had the honor to earn the 2019 Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. IIHS didn't give the 2019 Nissan Rogue any awards at all.

2019 Subaru Forester Driver Assist Technology

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Nissan Rogue: Driver Assist Technology

The 2019 Subaru Forester comes standard with EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology, the game-changing safety system by Subaru. EyeSight® contains Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision Braking System, Lane Keep Assist, and Lane Departure and Sway Warning functions. Many of these features can also be found on the Nissan Rogue, but their version of Adaptive Cruise Control is only available on higher trim levels. The 2019 Subaru Forester also has available DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System, which alerts you if it notices that your driving seems drowsy or distracted.

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Why Choose a New Subaru in Seattle? Find Out at Carter Subaru Ballard.

Subaru cars, wagons, and SUVs are known for their impressive longevity, remarkable quality, great value, and go-anywhere attitude. But beyond that, Subaru is a company that cares about people, communities, and the world we all share.

These are values that are reflected by Carter Subaru Ballard. Carter has been offering a hassle-free buying experience since 1960, and we've remained committed to making sure that you're satisfied. Our salespeople avoid pushy tactics; instead, they listen to what you want and work with you to find the Subaru vehicle that fits your needs. We've been recognized for these efforts with the 2021 Subaru Love Promise Customer and Community Commitment Award.

Carter Subaru Ballard is also home to the Carter Advantage. When you buy a new vehicle from us, you're not just getting a car. You're also getting a free annual inspection, Subaru roadside assistance, and more. We'll even plant trees in the Mountains to Sound Greenway in your name. When you're ready for a test drive, head to Carter Subaru Ballard, serving Bellevue and Kirkland from our location at 5201 Leary Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107.