Subaru Forester vs Nissan X-Trail Comparison

    Subaru Forester

    Nissan X-Trail

    2024 Subaru
    Forester
    vs
    2024 Nissan
    X-Trail
    Select Variants...

    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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    8.0
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the Subaru Forester 2.5i-S (AWD)
    Based on the Nissan X-Trail ST-L (4WD) e-POWER (HYBRID)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Off-roadingOff-roading
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    48L - 63L
    322 to 466 km
    55L
    336 to 429 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $37,890 - $50,140
    $37,250 - $57,690
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Excellent practicality
    • Super easy to live with
    • AWD is standard
    Misses
    • Better value lower in the range
    • A bit thirsty
    • Not a thrilling car to drive
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Strong performance, great refinement
    • Nicely appointed, practical cabin
    • Achievable fuel economy claim
    Misses
    • Low-grade infotainment for $50k
    • Still no 7-seat option
    • Expensive servicing

    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

    NA
    • Premium Paint (+$700)

    Colours Available

    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

    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.

    Specs

    Type
    DIRECT FUEL INJELECTRIC & TURBO DFI, DIRECT FUEL INJ
    Size (cc)
    1995 - 24981497 - 2488
    Size (L)
    2.5L, 2.0L1.5L, 2.5L
    Induction
    FLAT 4TURBO 3, INLINE 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1612 - 16
    Power
    110kW - 136kW135kW - 157kW
    Power RPM
    5800 - 60004600 - 6000
    Torque
    196Nm - 239Nm244Nm - 250Nm
    Torque RPM
    4000 - 44002400 - 3600
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    12.1 - 12.59.6 - 14

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