The Subaru Forester vs. The Honda CR-V

2017 Subaru Forester
2017 Honda CR-V

Fuel Economy 26-32 mpg 28-34 mpg
Horsepower 170-250 184-190
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
MSRP $22,595 $24,046

Compact Sport Utility vehicles are great for their ample storage space, easy maneuverability, and athletic bodies. The Subaru Forester and the Honda CR-V are great for commuters, weekend warriors, and families alike. But how do they compare side-by-side?

We've compared the base models of the Subaru Forester and the Honda CR-V above to give you an accurate snapshot of both vehicles. In many regards they're similar hatchbacks that boast dependability, efficiency, and versatility. The Honda CR-V is slightly more efficient and its base model has a more powerful engine, but the Subaru Forester offers exciting turbo-charged engine options that give it surpassed speed and torque, while offering the base model at a lower MSRP. The Subaru Forester also comes standard with All Wheel Drive, giving it superior handling and better traction control. Although the Honda CR-V has done very well in its safety ratings, the Subaru Forester has outperformed it in crash testing. All in all, we believe that the Subaru Forester is the superior vehicle.

Come decide for yourself by taking a test drive at Dwayne Lane's Skagit Subaru in Burlington, WA. At our full service Subaru dealership, our sales staff can answer all of your questions and explain all the possible customization options, and our finance team can help you figure out if leasing or buying is best for your credit situation. So stop by today! We look forward to serving you.


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