How Does The Subaru Forester Stand Up To The Competition?

The Subaru Forester vs. The Toyota RAV4, Jeep Cherokee, & Honda CR-V

 Subaru Forester
Jeep Cherokee 

 Toyota RAV4

 Honda CR-V

Compare the New Subaru Forester to the Competition at Blaise Alexander Subaru of Lewiston

Are you looking for a versatile new crossover SUV that can fit your lifestyle and needs even as they change down the road? At Blaise Alexander Subaru of Lewiston, we offer a terrific selection of new Subaru Forester models for sale in Burnham, PA, and with legendary capability, cutting-edge features, and spacious comfort for passengers and cargo alike, any Subaru Forester model is a great option to fit any lifestyle and needs.

We want to help make your shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. We know that you have a lot of different options to choose from, but we want to help you understand what makes driving a Subaru Forester model the right choice for any Lewistown, PA driver. That's why we're going to compare the new Subaru Forester lineup to the new Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, and Jeep Cherokee.

Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Cherokee

  • Both the Subaru Forester and Jeep Cherokee are known for off-road prowess. However, only the Forester comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive, while the Cherokee comes with standard front-wheel drive.
  • The new Subaru Forester starts at under $25,000 while the new Jeep Cherokee starts at around $27,000, allowing you to upgrade to a higher Forester trim level for a comparable price to the base Cherokee model.
  • To help you skip the pump on your trips around Burnham, the new Subaru Forester offers an estimated 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The Jeep Cherokee falls slightly short with an estimated 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.

Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

  • Every new Subaru Forester model comes equipped with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, providing you with the optimal traction and control that you need during winter in Academia, while also providing you with the freedom to take your travels anywhere off the beaten path. The Toyota RAV4 comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available on all models at an extra price.
  • The new Subaru Forester starts at under $25,000 while the RAV4 starts at just over $26,000. When you factor in all-wheel drive, the RAV4 price increases to over $27,000.
  • The Subaru Forester offers 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space. The new Toyota RAV4 offers 98.9 cubic feet of passenger volume and up to 69.8 cubic feet of cargo space.

Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V

  • Winter weather in Mount Union, PA and rugged off-road terrain are no problem for the Subaru Forester thanks to standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive in every model. The new Honda CR-V comes equipped with standard front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive is available on all CR-V models, but it costs more.
  • Every new 2021 Subaru Forester model comes equipped with a Starlink multimedia system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility so you can connect and control your mobile device on the go. The Honda CR-V also comes with a standard infotainment system, but Apple CarPlay and Android Auto don't come standard.
  • The Honda CR-V delivers slightly more estimated fuel economy than the Subaru Forester does, but with 16.6 gallons of fuel capacity in the Forester and 14 gallons in the CR-V, you can travel further on a full tank of gas in the Forester.

Explore All Our New Subaru Forester Models in Person Today

We invite you to check out our wide selection of new Subaru models online before making the short trip to Burnham to see all our new Forester models in person. We offer great financing and lease offers on all Forester models and will work with you to figure out the right plan for you. Check out our new Subaru specials to save on a variety of models each month.

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  1. Blaise Alexander Subaru of Lewistown

    12951 Ferguson Valley Rd
    Burnham, PA 17009

    • Sales: 717-248-3901
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