2019-Subaru-Forester.png 2019 Subaru Forester

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2019 Subaru Forester


2019 Honda CR-V





All-Wheel Drive


7-speed CVT


2-speed CVT


EyeSight® Driver Assistance Technology



Apple CarPlay®



Android Auto


The 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Honda CR-V are both capable and efficient compact SUVs. Compared side-by-side, however, the Forester and CR-V differ in price, performance, technology, and space. So, which offers more features for Glenwood Springs shoppers? Check out our crossover SUV comparison below to find out!

CR-V vs. Forester: Price

The entry-level 2019 Subaru Forester SUV begins with an MSRP of $24,295, with a destination charge of $975. On the other hand, the 2019 Honda CR-V SUV costs a little more with MSRP starting at $24,350 and a destination charge of $995.

CR-V vs. Forester: Performance & Fuel Economy

Explore the new Subaru Forester and Honda CR-V performance features and specs below:

  • Engine: The Forester and CR-V house a 182-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder and 182-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder, respectively.
  • Transmission: You'll get a wide range of gears from the 7-speed CVT provided on the Forester, while the CR-V only gets a 2-speed CVT.
  • MPG Ratings: The Forester Base earns 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway, while the CR-V LX earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway.

Drivetrain: Enjoy the added control of standard AWD on the Forester. Meanwhile, front-wheel drive is standard for the CR-V.

CR-V vs. Forester: Features & Cargo Space

Which offers more of the features and space you want: the CR-V or Forester? Learn more about what awaits inside these two crossover SUVs below:

  • Smartphone Integration:Grand Junction drivers can enjoy the standard SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia infotainment system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ on the Forester. You'll have to upgrade to the CR-V EX for smartphone integration.
  • Safety Features: The Forester includes standard advanced safety features like EyeSight® Driver Assistance Technology, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking System, Lane Departure and Sway Warning, and Lane Keep Assist.
  • Cargo Space: Vail shoppers in search of a spacious SUV don't have to look far. With its rear seats folded, the Forester offers up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo room vs. 75.8 inside the CR-V.

Test Drive the New Forester at Glenwood Springs Subaru

All in all, the 2019 Subaru Forester is less expensive, more efficient, and better equipped than the 2019 Honda CR-V. If you're still doing research, you can also see how the 2019 Subaru Forester compares against the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek. Browse our inventory online, learn about Subaru X-MODE®, and see how you can save using our vehicle specials before visiting our dealership for a test drive. Schedule a test drive today at Glenwood Springs Subaru to experience it for yourself!


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