Compare the Subaru Forester SUV in Valdosta

See How the Subaru Forester Compares to the Competition

Shoppers will find the new Subaru Forester available for purchase or lease at O'Steen Subaru of Valdosta. This new midsize crossover is an iconic choice and remains one of the most popular family SUVs on the market today. Its interior space, safety, and performance are all points of interest that have been improved and enhanced over the years. While the Subaru Forester has a lot to offer, it does not stand alone in its class. We want to show you all the best features of the new Forester, so we compared this midsize crossover to a few other popular challengers in its class.

Read on to see how the Subaru Forester compares to the new Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, and Hyundai Tucson. You will find O'Steen Subaru of Valdosta on N Valdosta Rd, just a half-hour outside of Nashville, GA.

O'Steen Subaru of Valdosta

4140 N Valdosta Rd
Directions & Hours Valdosta, GA 31602

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Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4

  • Price: The Forester begins almost $3,000 less than the Toyota RAV4 AWD model. The standard front-wheel-drive RAV4 is also a bit more expensive.
  • Economy: Both of these SUVs are fairly well-matched in fuel efficiency, but the Subaru Forester offers a higher fuel capacity of 16.t6 gallons. The RAV4 holds 14.5 gallons of fuel, but comes available as a hybrid.
  • Interior: The Forester has much pre passenger space, with 111.9 cubic feet for five passengers. The RAV4 seats five, but falls short with 98.9 cubic feet of passenger volume.
  • Safety: While both SUVs feature similar safety features, the Subaru Forester scored higher safety ratings the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their Front Driver Crash Test.

Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V

  • Price: While the starting price of 2WD CR-V models is close to the Subaru Forester, AWD models are more expensive. The Subaru Forester comes standard with Symmetrical AWD and begins well under $25,000.
  • Fuel Economy: The Subaru Forester can travel up to 33 mpg on the highway outside Adel, GA and holds up 16.6 gallons. The Honda CR-V travels up to 32 mpg on the highway and holds only 14 gallons of fuel.
  • Transmission: While its engine has a bit more power, the transmission of the Honda CR-V is often criticized for its imprecision and slow gear changes. The Lineartronic CVT of the Subaru Forester produces seven seamless gear changes.
  • Interior: While the CR-V was recently redesigned, its interior space continues to fall short of the Subaru Forester, with 105.9 cubic feet for five passengers. The Forester contains almost 112 cubic feet of passenger volume.

Subaru Forester vs Hyundai Tucson

  • Horsepower: The standard horizontally-opposed engine of the Forester generates up to 182-horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque. The Tucson is not known for its powertrain, which generates 161-horsepower and 150 pound-feet.
  • Fuel Economy: The Tucson's engine falls short in both power and fuel efficiency, traveling up to 22 mpg in the city of Ellenton, GA and 25 mpg on the highway. Meanwhile, the Forester can travel up to 2t6 mpg un the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
  • Interior: While equally matched in cargo space, the Forester offers more passenger space for its passengers. Our SUV's interior space far surpasses its competition, including the Tucson, which has a passenger volume of 102.2 cubic feet.
  • Capability: The Forester's engine gives it a towing capacity of 1,500 lbs., whereas the Tucson has a towing capacity of 1,000 lbs.

Test Drive the New Subaru Forester Today

While these competitors may have their individual advantages, the Subaru Forester remains one the most affordable, spacious, and efficient SUVs on the market today. If the new Subaru Forester sounds like the right SUV for you, then schedule a test drive and learn more at O'Steen Subaru of Valdosta. Our dealership can be found within the Hahira, FGA area at 4140 N Valdosta Rd. Schedule a test drive and visit us today!

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