Compare the Subaru Forester to the Competition at Ultimate Subaru in Fredericksburg

The Subaru Forester is a popular option in the Subaru lineup, and for good reason. It offers a versatile drive with responsive engine capability, but it doesn't sacrifice comfort to take on off-road adventures. If you need an SUV that accommodates the needs of your family equally as well as your thirst for travels, the Subaru Forester is the right way to go.

The Subaru Forester is equipped with plenty of features to enjoy. However, it faces stiff competition from the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, and the Volkswagen Tiguan. We compare the key features of each SUV so you can learn which one best suits your lifestyle.

Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4

Subaru ForesterToyota RAV4
All-Wheel DriveAll Subaru Forester models are equipped with symmetrical all-wheel drive to help improve traction and control in tricky weather situations.The RAV4 offers all-wheel drive, but you need to pay extra.
Passenger VolumeThe Forester ensures a high-comfort level for your passengers with 11.9 cubic feet of space.The Toyota RAV4 doesn't even top 100 cubic feet with a much tighter 98.9 cubic feet of passenger space.
Cargo SpaceA Subaru Forester provides plenty of trunk space for your camping trips with up to 76.1 cubic feet of storage space with the seats folded down.The RAV4 again lags with just under 70 cubic feet of cargo space.

Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V

Subaru OutbackHonda CR-V
TechnologyThe Subaru Forester makes use of a standard 6.5-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ smartphone integration.The CR-V comes standard with a five-inch non-touchscreen, and you need to upgrade to a more expensive trim to unlock smartphone integration.
Standard All-Wheel DriveThe Subaru Forester comes equipped with symmetrical all-wheel drive.The Honda CR-V requires you to spend more money to unlock this feature.
Passenger SpaceThe Forester ensures a comfier ride with over 111 cubic feet of space.The Honda only manages 105.9 cubic feet of space for a more boxed-in feeling inside.

Subaru Forester vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Subaru OutbackVolkswagen Tiguan
Fuel EconomyEven with all-wheel drive standard, the Subaru Forester offers impressive efficiency with 26/33 mpg city/highway.The Tiguan falls behind without all-wheel drive, offering only 22/29 mpg city/highway.
Cargo RoomThe Forester maximizes the amount of room you have for luggage or camping supplies with 76.1 cubic feet of storage.The Volkswagen, while luxurious, doesn't offer nearly as much so you'll be forced to leave items behind.
Standard AWDThe Subaru Forester includes all-wheel drive with every model.The Volkswagen's 4MOTION all-wheel drive offers impressive control, but you still need to upgrade and pay more for it.

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