Compare Subaru Forester with Similar Models in White River Junction

How Does the Subaru Forester Compare to the Competition?

The Subaru Forester vs. the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Nissan Rogue

The Subaru Forester is one of Norwich, VT and Hanover, NH's most popular compact SUVs. There's a reason for that.

Offering valuable options like standard all-wheel-drive, the Forester delivers a robust driving package that's convenient, comfortable, and versatile. Don't take our word for it, though. Let's see how it stacks up against some of its compact SUV peers.

The Subaru Forester vs. The Honda CR-V

Performance: The new Subaru Forester comes equipped with a uniform 2.5-liter flat-4 powertrain. Capable of 182 horsepower and 176 pounds-feet of torque, it's also rated for up to 26/33 miles per gallon and comes packaged with standard all-wheel-drive.

The Honda CR-V uses a 1.5-iter turbocharged inline-4 capable of 190 horsepower with a fuel economy of 28/34 miles per gallon. Standard all-wheel-drive is an optional upgrade.

Configurations and Space: The new Subaru Forester comes available in five trims and five configurations. The Honda CR-V offers four trims with eight configurations. The Subaru Forester has more than 76 cubic feet of total interior cargo space. The Honda CR-V offers around 75 cubic feet.

Technology and Features: Both the Subaru Forester and the Honda CR-V offer robust standard safety suites. They also offer both offer impressive technology, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, keyless entry, keyless ignition, and more.

Starting Prices: A new Subaru Forester starts at around $25,000. The Honda CR-V starts at around $26,500.

The Subaru Forester vs The Toyota RAV4

Performance: The new Subaru Forester uses a 2.5-liter flat-4 powertrain rated for 182 horsepower and 176 pounds-feet of torque. It also offers up to 26/33 miles per gallon and comes with standard all-wheel-drive.

The Toyota RAV4 uses a base 203 horsepower 2.5-liter inline-4 engine and has an optional hybrid powertrain capable of up to 302 horsepower and 40/36 miles per gallon. All-wheel-drive is available as an optional upgrade.

Configurations and Space: The new Subaru Forester comes available in five trims and five configurations. The Toyota RAV4 is available in six trims and ten configurations. With the Forester, you'll enjoy 76.1 cubic feet of total cargo space. The Toyota RAV4 peaks at a total of 69.8 cubic feet, with the seats folded down.

Technology and Features: The Subaru Forester and the Toyota RAV4 are both well-equipped at every level. Standard equipment on both SUVs includes standard active assistance suites and advanced media options. Built-in Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and more are also available in both SUVs.

Starting Prices: A new Subaru Forester can cost less than $25,000. A new Toyota RAV4 starts at around $27,000.

The Subaru Forester vs. The Nissan Rogue

Performance: The new Subaru Forester comes equipped with a standard 2.5-liter flat-4 powertrain. This engine can produce up to 182 horsepower and 176 pounds-feet of torque. That's on top of 26/33 miles per gallon and standard all-wheel-drive.

The new Nissan Rogue uses a standard 2.5-liter inline-4 with 181 horsepower, 181 pounds-feet of torque, and 26/34 miles per gallon. All-wheel-drive doesn't come standard.

Configurations and Space: The new Subaru Forester comes available in five trims and five configurations. The Nissan Rogue comes in four trims and eight configurations. The Forester has up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space. The Nissan Rogue only gets up to 74.1 cubic feet, with the seats down.

Technology and Features: The Subaru Forester offers a solid selection of features overall, but less than Forester at the base level. Both models do offer standard access, however, to rich active safety suites as well as standard infotainment touchscreens, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and more.

Starting Prices: The new Subaru Forester starts at around $25,000. The Nissan Rogue starts at about $25,500.

Why is the New Subaru Forester the Right SUV for Me?

Lebanon, NH drivers look at the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, or Nissan Rogue might think to themselves, "these look nice!" They'd be right. Not one of the Forester's competitors will set you up for a bad experience.

The Subaru Forester, however, just offers a better overall value for your money. With the exception of the Nissan Rogue, it costs less, offers comparable features and performance options, and other perks like extra cargo space and standard all-wheel-drive. If you're a Hartford, VT driver looking for a truly versatile compact? The Subaru Forester is it!

Contact Our Upper Valley Dealership Today to Learn More

Are you interested in getting a Subaru Forester SUV of your own? Contact White River Subaru today. Our dealership in White River Junction, VT has new Subaru Foresters available, along with a wide selection of new Subarus for every stripe of Upper Valley driver.

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