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2019 Subaru Crosstrek


2019 Subaru Forester

$21,895 MSRP

Starting Price

$24,295 MSRP


EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology


55.3 cubic feet with rear seatbacks lowered

Max Cargo Volume

76.1 cubic feet with rear seatbacks lowered

2.0L SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder

Base Engine

2.5L SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder

33 mpg city/27 mpg highway

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

33 mpg city/26 mpg highway

1,500 pounds

Base Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds

Glenwood Springs car shoppers looking for a spacious SUV packed with the latest in technology while providing head-turning performance will likely compare the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2019 Subaru Forester. Both are excellent choices, but only one vehicle will make it on your Vail-area driveway. Glenwood Springs Subaru is comparing these two popular Subaru sport utility vehicles to see which is better suited for your driving needs and budget.

Forester vs. Crosstrek: Price and Configurations

The Subaru Forester is available in five trim levels, and the Crosstrek has four configurations available. If you're on a budget, then the new Subaru Crosstrek is the vehicle for you.

  • 2019 Subaru Forester
    • Forester: Starting at $24,295 MSRP
    • Forester Premium: Starting at $26,695 MSRP
    • Forester Sport: Starting at $28,795 MSRP
    • Forester Limited: Starting at $30,795 MSRP
    • Forester Touring: Starting at $34,295 MSRP
  • 2019 Subaru Crosstrek
    • 2.0i: Starting at $21,895 MSRP
    • 2.0i Premium: Starting at $22,895 MSRP
    • 2.0i Limited: Starting at $27,195 MSRP

Hybrid: Starting at $34,995 MSRP

Forester vs. Crosstrek: Engine Specs

The new Subaru Forester comes equipped with more standard power, while the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek has the edge when it comes to the fuel economy. The new Subaru Forester has a 2.5L SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine that produces 182 hp and 176 lb-ft of torque. The new Subaru Crosstrek features the 2.0L SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine that delivers 152 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque. Both SUVs get 33 mpg highway fuel economy ratings, but the Crosstrek has a slight edge and gets a 27 mpg city fuel economy rating.

Forester vs. Crosstrek: Interior Features

Subaru is known - and highly praised - for their interior features. Both the 2019 Forester and 2019 Crosstrek are family-friendly SUVs that can comfortably seat up to five passengers, but the redesigned Forester has more upscale interior materials, as well as more passenger and cargo space. No matter which model you opt for, you will have access to high-class interior features like:

Test Drive a Subaru SUV at Glenwood Springs Subaru

If you're looking for a Subaru SUV for sale in Glenwood Springs, then stop by Glenwood Springs Subaru. Our friendly and knowledgeable team will walk you through the Crosstrek and Forester model lineup to see which sport utility vehicle is the best option for your family. We'll also go over our financing options to create a package that fits within your budget. We're proud to offer competitive rates and new vehicle specials to ensure you're getting the best deal possible. Contact us today with any questions or to set up an appointment. Also be sure to compare the Subaru Forester vs. Mazda CX-5 and check out the 2020 Subaru Forester towing capacity with our team!


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