Compare the Subaru Forester vs. Other Compact SUVs

How Does the Subaru Forester Compare with Other Popular SUVs?

Compare the New Subaru Forester to the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4

Are you looking for the right new crossover to take on your daily outings and unexpected adventures in Lewiston, ID? At Rogers Subaru, we're committed to making it easier and more convenient than ever for drivers around Clarkston to buy or lease the vehicle that's right for them. When looking for the right crossover SUV, we always suggest the Subaru Forester because of its tremendous versatility, performance and accommodations. You can enjoy spacious seating for five, ample cargo space and cutting-edge entertainment and safety features in every model. With standard all-wheel drive and an impressive engine under the hood, you have the freedom to take your adventures anywhere around Pullman every day of the year. To help provide you with some perspective surrounding how right the Forester is for you, we're going to compare it to the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, allowing you to see some of the many advantages driving a Forester model can provide you with.

Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V

Performance and Capability

  • When the weather gets bad or you have to go off-road on your next adventure, the new Subaru Forester allows you to do so with confidence and ease thanks to standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. The new Honda CR-V comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive, and while all-wheel drive is available on all models, it will cost more.
  • The new Subaru Forester offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance, allowing you to traverse snow, rain, mud, rock, and anything else that stands in your way. The new Honda CR-V offers 7.8-inches of ground clearance.

Interior and Features

  • The new Forester offers more space for you and your passengers to stretch out in, offering 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume while the CR-V offers 105.9 cubic feet.
  • Technology features are abundant in both the Forester and Honda CR-V. However, all Subaru Forester models come equipped with a Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. The CR-V does offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but not on the base model.
  • The new Subaru Forester comes with a standard Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system, providing you with features like pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and more. The new Honda CR-V also offers a suite of impressive safety features, but they don't come on the base model.

Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

Performance and Capability

  • Every new Subaru Forester model comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, providing you with optimal traction, balance and control whether you're facing snowy roads, off-road terrain or your morning commute to Moscow. The RAV4 offers available all-wheel drive on every model, but comes with standard front-wheel drive.
  • The RAV4 offers slightly higher fuel economy numbers than the Forester does, but with 16.6 gallons of fuel capacity in the Forester and 14.5 gallons in the RAV4, the Forester allows you to travel further on a single tank.

Interior and Features

  • The Forester allows you to stretch out and relax on your outings with 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume. The RAV4 offers 98.9 cubic feet of passenger volume.
  • You can also fit more cargo in the new Forester than the RAV4, with up to 76.1 cubic feet of maximum cargo space in the Forester and up to 69.4 cubic feet of maximum space in the RAV4.
  • The Forester and the RAV4 come well-equipped with a variety of standard and available safety features. However, only the Forester offers steering-responsive LED headlights.
  • The Forester offers available leather upholstery throughout the lineup. The new RAV4 doesn't offer a genuine leather upholstery option.

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