Compare The Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, & Ford Escape

Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V

Compare the New Subaru Forester vs the Honda CR-V in Fairfield, California

Find a new crossover vehicle to complement your Napa and Walnut Creek, CA adventures! Here at Fairfield Subaru, we understand that narrowing down your search for a capable SUV or crossover can be a long and consuming process. After all, most modern crossover vehicles perform well and offer excellent efficiency and safety. Many local drivers compare the Subaru Forester and the Honda CR-V due to their bold style and performance. Let’s look at a few key differences today, and if you have questions or want to make a more in-depth comparison, contact our Subaru sales team.

Explore the Power and Performance of the Forester vs CR-V

Travel throughout the Vacaville, CA region with unrivaled confidence when you make the choice to drive the new Subaru Forester. There’s no denying that both the Forester and the Honda CR-V are capable vehicles, however only the Subaru crossover comes designed around a superior Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system as standard gear. The Honda comes as a Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) vehicle, and if you want a traditional AWD system, you’ll have to pay a premium. Additionally, the CR-V offers only 7.8 inches of ground clearance whereas the Subaru Forester gives you 8.7 inches of clearance, permitting you to travel over a variety of terrains with peace of mind.

Safety and Technology Comparison

When it comes to technology that improves your safety and convenience, both the Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester excel. Both crossover SUSV models offer a wide range of passive and active safety features, and provide Fairfield families with excellent safety ratings from industry experts. However, the Honda CR-V comes in at a significantly higher starting price than the Forester, and continues to show a large discrepancy when comparably equipped. We’ve also found the new Forester’s touchscreen easier to use than its Honda SUV counterpart. With a 6.2-inch touchscreen, the Subaru Forester offers a more intuitive and comfortable experience than the 5-inch screen offered in the Honda vehicle.

Available Special Options and Trim Levels

  • Subaru Forester 2.5i
  • 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, and 2.5i Touring
  • Forester 2.0XT Premium and Touring

Learn more about the special options, upgrades and trim levels available for the new Forester when you chat with our Subaru sales consultants about this dynamic model. Discover your ideal Subaru Forester for sale in the Napa and Walnut Creek area when you visit Fairfield Subaru!

Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4

Compare the New Subaru Forester vs the Toyota RAV4 in Fairfield, California

When it comes to finding a new crossover vehicle to meet the needs of your Fairfield and Vacaville adventures, two popular models come to mind: the Subaru Forester and the Toyota RAV4. Both of these exceptional crossovers offer benefits to drivers in our community, however the Subaru excels in many areas where the Toyota falls short. Let’s look at several key differences.

Examine the Performance of the Forester vs RAV4

Take on new adventures in the Walnut Creek, CA region in the Subaru Forester. If performance ranks high on your wish list, the new Forester is the way to go. Compared with the Toyota RAV4, the Forester gets much better fuel economy, giving you up to an EPA-estimated 26 mpg city and 32 mpg highway. The RAV4 only offers 22 mpg city and 28 mpg highway for a similarly-equipped model. Every new Subaru Forester also comes built with the brand’s unique Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system. In comparison, the new Toyota RAV4 only offers an AWD system at a premium, and it does not have the benefit of being a symmetrical system to improve performance and efficiency.

Technology and Safety Comparison of the Subaru and Toyota Crossover Vehicles

Enjoy the ride in the new Forester from Fairfield Subaru. The Subaru crossover offers a much larger and more intuitive touchscreen for infotainment and navigation than the Toyota RAV4. You also have access to the SUBARU STARLINK™ Safety and Security system and EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology features that improve your overall safety performance. The new RAV4 also offers a range of driver-assist technologies that help it to receive high safety ratings from independent safety rating agencies, but the Subaru Forester does come in at a lower starting price than its comparably-equipped Toyota counterpart, helping you save money and extend your budget.

Special Options and Trim Levels Available for the Subaru Forester

  • Subaru Forester 2.5i, Forester 2.5i Premium, Forester 2.5i Limited, and Forester 2.5i Touring
  • Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium and Forester 2.0XT Touring

Discover the new Forester trim levels and additional special options available to customize your commute. Visit Fairfield Subaru soon to find your dream Forester for sale in the Vacaville and Napa area!

Subaru Forester vs Ford Escape

Compare the New Subaru Forester vs the Ford Escape in Fairfield, California

Discover a new crossover vehicle that exceeds your expectations when you choose the new Subaru Forester over the competition. Here at Fairfield Subaru, we know that Walnut Creek and Vacaville, CA drivers have diverse transportation needs. You deserve a modern vehicle that performs well on virtually any terrain, and that’s where the Forester outshines the popular Ford Escape. Let’s make a brief comparison between these two vehicles to get you started with your new Subaru search.

Explore the Performance Specifications of the Forester vs Escape

We know that the Subaru Forester provides better handling and efficiency than the Ford Escape, and now it’s time to share a few of those details with you! Only the Forester features a standard and unrivaled Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system for improved efficiency and performance. The Ford crossover comes standard as a Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) model and a symmetrical AWD system is not offered as an upgrade. You can pay a significantly higher price for a traditional AWD upgrade. In comparison with the Escape, the Subaru crossover also gets much higher fuel economy, earning up to 36 mpg city and 32 mpg highway, as determined by the EPA. The Ford Escape only gets up to 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway at a comparably-equipped level. It’s clear that the Forester serves as a better option for Napa, CA drivers when comparing performance and efficiency.

Compare the Tech and Safety Available for the Subaru and Ford Crossover Vehicles

You’re considering the Forester or the Escape, which likely means that you take safety seriously. Each new Subaru Forester and Ford Escape model offers an impressive range of advanced safety features, including optional driver-assist technologies and a standard rearview camera. However, the Subaru crossover extends its safety with a SUBARU STARLINK™ Safety and Security suite as well as an EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology package. Enjoy features such as steering-responsive fog lights, forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, and more in the new Forester.

Trim Levels and Special Options Available to Equip the Forester

  • Subaru Forester 2.5i, 2.5i Premium, 2.5i Limited, and 2.5i Touring
  • Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium and 2.0XT Touring

When you’re ready to choose a trim level that fits your needs, visit our Subaru dealership! We can help you compare special options, upgrades and trims to design your dream crossover vehicle. Discover the new Subaru Forester for sale in the Walnut Creek and Vacaville area when you stop by our Fairfield Subaru dealership!

Fairfield Subaru

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