The Rogue offers optional seating for 7 passengers; the Crosstrek can only carry 5.
The Rogue has 29 cubic feet more passenger volume than the Crosstrek (126.5 vs. 97.5).
The Rogue has 1.8 inches more front headroom, 1.8 inches more front hip room, 1 inch more front shoulder room, .8 inches more rear headroom, 2.5 inches more rear legroom and 1.7 inches more rear shoulder room than the Crosstrek.
For enhanced passenger comfort on long trips the Rogue’s available middle row seats recline. The Crosstrek’s rear seats don’t recline.