Nissan X-Trail vs Subaru Forester Comparison

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    2024 Nissan
    X-Trail
    vs
    2024 Subaru
    Forester
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
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    7.8
    7.8
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    Based on the Nissan X-Trail ST-L (4WD) 7 SEAT
    Based on the Subaru Forester 2.5i-S (AWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Off-roadingOff-roading
    Fuel Efficiency
    55L
    336 to 429 km
    48L - 63L
    322 to 466 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $37,250 - $58,490
    $37,890 - $50,140
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    CarExpert's Take

    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • It has a third row
    • Comfortable ride
    • Nice interior materials, presentation
    Misses
    • Third row isn't very comfortable
    • Some missing features
    • Short servicing intervals
    Jack Quick
    Assistant Production Editor
    Jack Quick drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Excellent outward visibility
    • Rear doors open to 90 degrees
    • Practical second row and boot
    Misses
    • Uninspiring performance
    • In dire need of an interior overhaul
    • Short-ish service intervals

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$700)
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    Colours Available

    The 2024 Nissan X-Trail is offered in a range of colour options:x

    • Solid White
    • Brilliant Silver
    • Gun Metallic
    • Caspian Blue
    • Diamond Black
    • Scarlet Ember

    The ST-L adds the option of the following colours:

    • Champagne Silver
    • Ivory Pearl
    • Ceramic Grey

    The Ti adds the option of the following colours:

    • Ceramic grey two-tone with black roof
    • Ivory Pearl two-tone
    • Caspian Blue two-tone

    The Ti-L e-Power adds:

    • Champagne Silver two-tone

    Metallic Paint costs $700 for all models while the option of two-tone paint for the Ti and Ti-L cost $1200.

    The 2024 Subaru Forester is available in the following exterior paint colours, depending on the variant:

    • Crystal White Pearl
    • Ice Silver Metallic
    • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
    • Crimson Red Pearl
    • Autumn Green Metallic
    • Horizon Blue Pearl
    • Cascade Green Silica
    • Magnetite Grey Metallic
    • Crystal Black Silica
    • Sapphire Blue Pearl

    Specs

    Type
    DIRECT FUEL INJ, ELECTRIC & TURBO DFIDIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1497 - 24881995 - 2498
    Size (L)
    2.5L, 1.5L2.5L, 2.0L
    Induction
    INLINE 4, TURBO 3FLAT 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    12 - 1616
    Power
    135kW - 157kW110kW - 136kW
    Power RPM
    4600 - 60005800 - 6000
    Torque
    244Nm - 250Nm196Nm - 239Nm
    Torque RPM
    2400 - 36004000 - 4400
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    9.6 - 1412.1 - 12.5

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