How Does the New Subaru Forester Compare to the Competition?

Whether you're looking for something that's family friendly or equipped to tackle even the most rugged adventures around San Antonio, look no further than the new 2018 Subaru Forester. The Forester has been a favorite among drivers here in Texas for many years now thanks to its tremendous capability, spacious functionality and go anywhere attitude. This year's 2018 Forester is no different in terms of its capability and functionality, but what has changed is its wonderful array of state of the art safety, entertainment and convenience technology and upscale interior styling. Whatever you're looking for in your next vehicle, the 2018 Forester has it all for you and much more. In order to demonstrate how special the new Forester is, we're going to compare it to the new Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-5 and allow you decide whether the new Forester is the right fit that you've been looking for!

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Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V

  • Price should always factor into your decision, and the new Forester is available for much less than the new CR-V. The Forester starts at $22,595 while the new CR-V starts at $24,045.
  • Every Forester model comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, while the new CR-V comes with standard front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive will cost extra.
  • The Forester is more spacious than the CR-V is, offering 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume compared to 105.9 cubic feet of passenger volume in the CR-V.

Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

  • The Forester has a starting MSRP price of just $22,595, while the RAV4 starts at $24,410. That's nearly $2,000 you could save by choosing the Forester.
  • The RAV4 offers a slightly more powerful standard engine than the Forester in terms of horsepower, but the RAV4 is only available with one engine option that produces 176-horsepower. The Forester, on the other hand, offers an available 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that produces 250-horsepower.
  • Every Forester model comes with standard all-wheel drive, while the RAV4 charges extra to have it equipped.
 
 

Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5

  • The Forester offers more for less, with a starting MSRP price of just $22,595 compared to the $24,045 price of the new Mazda CX-5.
  • The Forester is more spacious for your passengers and cargo alike, with 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 74.7 cubic feet of maximum storage space compared to 103.6 cubic feet of passenger volume and 59.6 cubic feet of ¬†maximum cargo volume in the Mazda CX-5
  • Every Forester model comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive, while the Mazda CX-5 charges extra for it.
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