Compare Subaru Forester


How Does the Forester Compare to its Boone Competitors?
See Advantages over the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4




Midsized crossover SUVs are hugely popular, and you have a great option when you're shopping over here at our Boone, NC Subaru dealership serving Lenoir, Banner Elk, West Jefferson, Wilkesboro and Elizabethton, one that compares quite favorably to the competitors' offerings. Of course we're talking about the new 2017 Subaru Forester, a spacious, comfortable and capable vehicle that's perfect for family driving.

To give you an idea about how the new Forester shows its value, we're comparing it against similar setups of the new Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4. To give you a great idea of how these SUVs compare, we're only using information based off their standard trim levels, complete with the optional AWD for the CR-V and RAV4. Being a Subaru, you know that the Forester comes standard with the best kind of AWD, which as you'll see below, will end up being a huge factor when it comes to price. With the lower starting price for the Forester, you'll have more room in your budget to bump up to a higher trim level with more features.

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The Forester vs. the Honda CR-V in Boone


  • When you opt for the AWD version of the CR-V, the Forester comes in at a lower starting price.
  • The Forester offers more interior space for both your passengers and your cargo, when compared to the new CR-V.
  • The Forester offers slightly better fuel efficiency than the CR-V, making the Subaru the better option for an everyday vehicle.

The Forester vs. the Toyota RAV4 in Boone


  • If you're starting to sense a theme, having standard AWD will put a lower starting price on vehicles like the new Forester, when compared to the AWD version of the RAV4.
  • The Forester is considerably more fuel efficient than the RAV4, giving you more miles in between trips to the gas station.
  • Both the passenger space and cargo area in the Forester are considerably larger than what's offered in the new RAV4.