Compare Subaru Crosstrek with Similar Models in White River Junction

How Does the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Compare to its Compact SUV Competitors?

2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs the Toyota CH-R and the Honda HR-V

When you're looking for an SUV, the last thing your want is compromises. Unfortunately, that's something that many Norwich and Lebanon drivers have come to expect when they go home in a subcompact SUV.

It doesn't have to be that way. New models like the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek delivers everything from great features and interior comfort to all-terrain performance and more! Offering features like standard all-wheel-drive, there's good reasons why the Subaru Crosstrek is a favorite on the roads of Hanover, NH and more.

Just how much does the 2022 Crosstrek offer? Let's take a look at how it compares to other compact models: the Toyota CH-R and the Honda HR-V.

Subaru Crosstrek vs Toyota CH-R

Performance: Every Subaru Crosstrek SUV comes equipped with standard all-wheel-drive. This comes on top of one of three powertrains. These include a base 152 horsepower 2.0-liter flat-4 with 145 pounds-feet of torque and 22/29 miles per gallon, a 2.5-liter flat-4 with 182 horsepower, 176 pounds-feet of torque and 27/34 miles per gallon, and a 2.0-liter flat-4 electric motor hybrid capable of 90 miles per gallon equivalent.

The Toyota CH-R, comparatively, offers a single engine option: a 144 horsepower 2.0-liter inline-4 with 139 pounds-feet of torque and 27/31 miles per gallon.

Configurations and Space: The new Subaru Crosstrek comes available in four distinct trims with four difference configurations. The Toyota CH-R offers similar options: four trims and configurations.

The Crosstrek offers up to 55.3 cubic feet of interior storage space. The Toyota CH-R only offers 37 cubic feet, in comparison.

Technology and Features: The Subaru Crosstrek hits the road with a standard 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system as well as other valuable amenities like automatic climate control. Additional Crosstrek options include leather interior upholstery, push-button start, built-in navigation, voice-activated navigation, and a premium sound system. Every new Crosstrek also comes with Subaru's EyeSight safety suite as standard equipment.

The Toyota CH-R does offer a slightly more robust standard equipment suite, but the Crosstrek is largely on par, overall.

Starting Prices: The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek starts at around $23,000, including its destination fee. The Toyota CH-R starts at about $22,000, including its destination fee.

Subaru Crosstrek vs Honda HR-V

Performance: The Subaru Crosstrek SUV comes equipped with all-wheel-drive as a standard feature. The 2021 model also offers three powertrain options. These start with a 2.0-liter flat-4 capable of 152 horsepower, 145 pounds-feet of torque, and 22/29 miles per gallon. From there, you'll find a 182 horsepower 2.5-liter flat-4 with 176 pounds-feet of torque and 27/34 miles per gallon. If you have efficiency in mind, the Crosstrek also offers a 2.0-liter flat-4 electric motor hybrid capable of 90 miles per gallon equivalent.

The new Honda HR-V? It offers a lone 1.8-liter inline-4 rated for 141 horsepower, 127 pounds-feet of torque, and 28/34 miles per gallon.

Configurations and Space: The new Subaru Crosstrek comes available in four distinct trims with four difference configurations. The Honda HR-V offers five trims with nine configurations.

The Crosstrek offers up to 55.3 cubic feet of interior storage space. The Toyota CH-R only offers 58.8 cubic feet.

Technology and Features: The Subaru Crosstrek hits the road with a standard 6.5-inch touchscreen and advanced media options. You'll also find standard features like automatic climate control available. The new Crosstrek also offers built-in navigation, voice-activated navigation, leather interior upholstery, push-button start, and a Harman Kardon audio system. Every new Crosstrek also comes with Subaru's EyeSight safety suite as standard equipment.

The Honda HR-V also comes with an excellent safety suite -Honda Sensing- and a selection of valuable available features.

Starting Prices: The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek starts at around $23,000, including its destination fee. The Honda HR-V starts at about $22,000, including its destination fee.

Why is the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek the Right SUV for Me?

The Toyota CH-R and Honda HR-V are both nice models in their own right. The CH-R and HR-V, in some ways, actually offer more features upfront. With one big exception: all-wheel-drive.

While the CH-R and HR-V do offer AWD, you'll need to pay extra to get it. The Subaru Crosstrek offers all-wheel-drive as a standard feature. That, combined with its better performance options and more rugged design, make it a far better option for drivers who want actual sport performance from their sports utility vehicle.

Would you like to know more? Contact the experts at our Upper Valley dealership! We work with drivers in Hartford, VT and we'd love the chance to send you home in a new Subaru Crosstrek you'll love.

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