2020 Subaru Forester
vs. 2020 Honda CR-V

The 2020 Subaru Forester Vs. 2020 Honda CR-V

In a crowded compact SUV market, the Subaru Forester stands out. Whether you're looking for a personal commuter vehicle or you're in the market for a family SUV, the new Subaru Forester is an excellent model to consider. See how it stacks up against the Honda CR-V below.

Power & Performance

While the Subaru Forester offers drivers a bit less power than the Honda CR-V, it touts standard symmetrical all-wheel drive on all trim levels. All new Subaru Forester models work with a continuously variable transmission. The Honda CR-V offers drivers a standard 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that manages 190 horsepower and 179 foot-pounds of torque.

Subaru Forester

  • 2.0-liter falt-4 engine: 182 horsepower/ 176 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 26/33 city/highway miles per gallon
  • Symmetrical all-wheel drive
  • Continuously variable transmission

Honda CR-V

  • 1.5-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine: 190 horsepower/ 179 foot-pounds of torque; estimated fuel economy: 28/34 city/highway miles per gallon
  • Front-wheel drive/ available all-wheel drive
  • Continuously variable transmission

Subaru Forester

Starting with the base trim of the Subaru Forester, drivers can look forward to a standard 6.5-inch touch screen infotainment display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, climate control, a rearview camera, and folding rear seats. Moving to high trims offer drivers a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats, a Harman/Kardon audio system, a heated steering wheel, and a larger eight-inch infotainment display.

Honda HR-V

The Honda CR-V comes standard with a solid set of features. Starting with a five-inch infotainment display, the Honda CR-V also touts single-zone automatic climate control, a four-speaker audio system, and a rearview camera. Moving up the trim lineup allows drivers access to a larger seven-inch touch screen infotainment display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, and a host of nifty comfort features.

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The Village Subaru team is prepared to work with drivers to get behind the wheel of a new Subaru SUV! Stop by our dealership to check out the full Subaru SUV lineup and take a new Subaru Forester for a test drive!

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