2018 Nissan Rogue S SUV2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i SUV for sale in Salt Lake City

  Nissan Rogue (2.0T)
 Subaru Forester (2.5i)
 Total MSRP
$25,775 (AT)
$23,710 (CVT)
 City / HWY Fuel Economy
26 / 3322 / 28
 All-Wheel Drive
Available (+$1,350)
 Passenger zVolume (cu. ft.)
* CVT = Continuously Variable Transmission

While the Rogue offers better highway fuel economy on paper, it's important to highlight that the Forester is the only vehicle to offer AWD standard. So it becomes a choice between a few extra miles per gallon, and capability when you need it most (snow, mud, etc.).

The 2018 Subaru Forester vs. 2018 Nissan Rogue in Salt Lake City, UT

Finding a compact SUV model that goes the distance for you and your family can become a daunting task when browsing car dealerships in Salt Lake City, West Valley City, and Park City, UT. With so many decisions to choose from, new car buyers may find themselves overwhelmed and undecided on which model is best for their family. Luckily for our customers who shop with our sales team here at Mark Miller Subaru Midtown, we've conveniently set up a side-by-side comparison of the 2018 Subaru Forester and one of its rivals the Nissan Rogue. Save the time and hassle of searching high and low for a compact SUV and see just why the new Forester is the right choice for you.

 2018 Subaru Forester Driving 2018 Nissan Rogue

Performance for Active Utah Families

If you're looking for an adventurous compact SUV that will provide you and your passengers with the versatility and power you need to explore outside of South Salt Lake, UT, the 2018 Forester has what you've been searching for in a new and innovative SUV. Drivers can look forward to similar power with the 170-horsepower 2.5-Liter engines that come standard for both compact models. However, if you're looking for more versatility as well as handling, the 2018 Subaru Forester provides it all.

Gain more traction throughout your everyday commute with the standard all-wheel drive, which only comes as optional in upper trim levels of the Rogue. Also, when it comes to towing power, the Forester is capable of hauling up to 1500-lbs, whereas the Rogue is only capable of 1000-lbs towing limit.

2018 Subaru Forester Interior2018 Nissan Rogue Interior

Experience a Spacious Interior and Safe Commute through Salt Lake City, Ut

If you're looking for more room to move around in, the Forester has a larger passenger volume at 108.3-cu.ft compared to the 105.8-Cu.Ft within the Nissan Rogue, and when it comes to cargo volume, look forward to extra room for all your gear with 74.7-Cu.Ft compared to the 70-Cu.Ft provided by the Rogue. A few other optional features new car seekers can look forward that aren't available within the base trim level of the Nissan Rogue are the following:

  • Fog Lamps
  • Interior Cargo Shade
  • Luggage Rack
  • Remote Engine Start
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror
  • Standard Intermittent Wipers designed to increase your visual safety.

A standard safety features that is not available in the 2018 Rogue is a driver's knee airbag, which could mean all the difference in the case of a collision. And when it comes to ratings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Forester received a higher rating at five stars over the Nissan rogues four-star rating when tested for various impact scenarios.


Utah drivers will save greatly when purchasing the base trim-level 2018 Forester which starts at $22,795 while receiving the luxury of standard all-wheel drive and more optional amenities. The MSRP for the Nissan Rogue starts at $24,800 and climbs as you pay more for options that are already available within the Forester. Save money on more versatility, control, and handling, as well as a more spacious and comfortable interior when choosing the new 2018 Subaru Forester.

Click here to view our Salt Lake City Subaru Forester selection!

When you're ready to take the next step toward your future compact SUV purchase, give our sales team a call, and we'll get you situated with a test drive at your earliest convenience. We look forward to working with you, and we'll see you in our new Subaru inventory in Salt Lake City soon!

2018 Subaru Forester SUV driving through snow