2019 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V | Compact SUV Comparison
2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Subaru Forester


2019 Honda CR-V
$24,295 MSRP*

Starting Price

$24,450 MSRP

All-Wheel Drive

7-speed CVT


2-speed CVT

EyeSight® Driver Assistance Technology


Apple CarPlay®


Android Auto


2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Honda CR-V

If you are in the market for a spacious compact crossover that offers incredible performance at a price that won’t break the bank, you may be considering the 2019 Subaru Forester and the 2019 Honda CR-V. When you compare both vehicles side-by-side, you will see they differ in performance, price, technology, and space. Garavel Subaru is comparing the CR-V vs. Forester so you can see why the Subaru crossover is the better buy.

CR-V vs. Forester: Price

The new Subaru Forester SUV has an affordable starting price of $24,295 MSRP* compared to the 2019 Honda CR-V’s $24,450 MSRP starting price.

CR-V vs. Forester: Performance & Fuel Economy

Compare the new Forester and the 2019 CR-V performance specs below:

  • Engine: Engine power is similar; the Forester and CR-V are equipped with a 182-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder and 184-hp 2.4L 4-cylinder, respectively.
  • Transmission: The Forester offers a wide range of gears; it comes with a seven-speed CVT. The CR-V gets a two-speed CVT.
  • MPG Ratings: The Forester entry-level trim earns an EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway**, while the CR-V LX earns 26 mpg city/32 mpg highway.
  • Drivetrain: The Forester comes standard with all-wheel drive. Front-wheel drive is standard for the CR-V.

CR-V vs. Forester: Features & Cargo Space

Both compact crossovers come equipped with the features and space Wilton-area families want. Compare the interior offerings below:

  • Smartphone Integration: The Forester is equipped with a standard SUBARU STARLINK™ Multimedia infotainment system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. Drivers will have to upgrade to the CR-V EX for smartphone integration.
  • Safety Features: In addition to smartphone integration, the Forester gets EyeSight® Driver Assistance Technology, which includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-Collision Braking System, Lane Departure and Sway Warning, and Lane Keep Assist.
  • Cargo Space: New Canaan shoppers looking for a spacious SUV won’t have to look that 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.

Explore the New Forester at Garavel Subaru Today!

After comparing the 2019 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V, you will see that the new Forester is the better purchase for your family. Visit Garavel Subaru to experience firsthand everything the new Subaru Forester has to offer. We’ll also compare it to other vehicles like the Toyota RAV4, check out its towing capabilities, discuss your financing options, ask about the Forester maintenance schedule, explore our available used SUVs for sale, then take you out on the Norwalk roadways for a test drive. Contact us today with any questions. We also have you look at the 2020 Subaru Forester interior features!

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*Manufacturer’s suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice.
**EPA-estimated fuel economy. Actual mileage may vary. For Crosstrek Hybrid, EPA-estimated MPG equivalent on a full battery charge. Actual mileage will vary.
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