Compare the Forester to the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 & Ford Escape

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 Honda CR-V
 Toyota RAV4
 Ford Escape

Forester vs Honda CR-V

  • The Forester has a less expensive MSRP starting price than the CR-V, starting at just $22,595 compared to the $24,045 starting price of the CR-V.
  • The Forester offers a larger passenger volume than the CR-V, offering 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume compared to 105.9 cubic feet in the CR-V.
  • Every Forester model comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive, and while you can choose to drive a CR-V model equipped with all-wheel drive, it's going to cost you extra.
  • The Forester offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance, while the CR-V offers 8.2-inches.

Forester vs Toyota RAV4

  • The Forester is less expensive than the RAV4 at starting MSRP price, starting at $22,595 compared to the $24,410 starting price of the RAV4. That's nearly $2,000 you can save choosing the Forester.
  • The Forester is not only less expensive to start, every model comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive, which will end up costing you more to have it equipped on a higher trim level RAV4 model.
  • The standard engine in the Forester offers slightly less horsepower than the standard engine in the RAV4, but beats it out in terms of torque. The Forester also offers an available 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 250-horsepower, while the RAV4 only offers the standard engine and a hybrid engine, which both fall short.

Forester vs Ford Escape

  • The Forester has a starting MSRP price of just $22,595 compared to the $23,750 starting MSRP price tag of the Escape.
  • The Forester comes equipped with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 170-horsepower while the Escape comes equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 168-horsepower.
  • The Forester is more spacious than the Escape in terms of passenger volume and cargo volume, with 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 74.7 cubic feet of cargo volume, compared to 98.7 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 68 cubic feet of cargo volume in the Escape.
  • The Forester has a turning diameter of 34.8 feet compared to 38.8 feet from the Escape, making it easier to navigate traffic and tight spaces in the Forester.

Learn More About the New Subaru Forester!

From rugged off road explorations to cruising around the city streets of Houston, the new Subaru Forester is designed to do it all in comfort and style. With comfortable seating for five, plenty of cargo room, the capability to take you anywhere and the latest entertainment and safety technology to keep you company and safe, the new Forester leaves nothing behind, and with six trim levels, two engine options and tons of premium features to choose from, we invite you to come find the Forester model that's right for you at Gillman Subaru Southwest today!

Every new Subaru Forester comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, actively sending power to the wheels with the most traction to provide you with the most traction and control at all times. Even when you're not traversing rugged trails, Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive works to eliminate over and understeer when taking turns, allowing you to drive confidently. Under the hood, the new Forester comes with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 170-horsepower as well as an available 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 250-horsepower, allowing you to choose the model that best fits your driving style and needs.

Inside the cabin, you can enjoy spacious seating for five passengers plus an added 34.4 cubic feet of cargo volume for all your storage needs. Every model comes with a Subaru Starlink multimedia system, allowing you to connect your mobile device via Bluetooth and enjoy hands-free calling, messaging, music, apps and much more, all on the go by either touching the convenient touchscreen or using the steering wheel mounted voice activation system. The available Eyesight driver assist technology system allows you to drive with the peace of mind of two sets of eyes on the road, thanks to features like adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, automatic pre-collision braking, and more.

If you want to learn more about the new Subaru Forester, we welcome you to join us at Gillman Subaru Southwest to view our entire selection of new Forester models in person today. With six trim levels, two engine options and so much more to choose from, we're sure that we can help you drive home in the Forester model that's right for you in no time!