Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4 I Garavel Subaru
2020 Subaru Forester

2020 Subaru Forester

2020 Toyota RAV4

2020 Toyota RAV4

2020 Subaru Forester


2020 Toyota RAV4




2.5L 4-cylinder engine


40 inches

Rear legroom

37 inches

Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

If you’re searching for a versatile crossover SUV around Norwalk that can handle camping trips and other weekend adventures, you’re probably going to end up comparing the Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4. Both of these stylish SUVs offer a variety of features sure to make Westport drivers smile, but the Subaru Forester edges ahead in a few categories. Take a look at this Subaru Forester vs. RAV4 comparison and if you still have questions, contact Garavel Subaru.

Subaru Forester Vs. RAV4: Comfort

Which car is better Subaru Forester or Toyota RAV4? When trying to decide, take a look at interior comfort features like legroom and headroom. The Forester pulls ahead of the RAV4 in comfort due mostly to its efficient shape and design that prioritizes comfort. The Forester comfortably accommodates up to five adults with almost 40 inches of rear legroom vs. the cramped 37 inches of the RAV4. Behind the second row, Wilton drivers will find that the 2020 Subaru Forester 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space, in comparison to the RAV4’s 69.8 cubic feet. That’s plenty of room for groceries, your four-legged family members, and sporting gear.

Subaru Forester Vs. RAV4: Safety

When it comes to safety around New Canaan, many will compare Subaru Forester to Toyota RAV4, and when you do, you will see that both crossovers have earned top crash-safety scores from the IIHS and NHTSA. Federal testers gave both the Forester and RAV4 crossovers a five-star overall score, and the IIHS calls both vehicles a “Top Safety Pick+” with the headlights installed on top trims. Both the RAV4 and Forester come standard with automatic emergency braking that gave it the IIHS rating of “Superior” at preventing forward crashes at 12 and 25 mph respectively. One important note about safety, the outward vision in the Subaru Forester is much better due to its lower window line and boxy design. Many experts say that looking through the rear window of the RAV4 is especially difficult.

Test Drive a Subaru Forester at Garavel Subaru Today

Now that you know which car is better, Subaru Forester or Toyota RAV4, it’s time to visit Garavel Subaru to test drive a Forester. After a test drive, it will be clear as to why the Forester has the edge over the RAV4. From plenty of high tech features to outstanding comfort and safety, you’ll love everything about the 2020 Subaru Forester. Check out our new vehicle specials and then give us a call.

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Phone: 203-642-0620

10 Tindall Ave Norwalk, CT


Phone: 203-845-1750

10 Tindall Ave Norwalk, CT
41.1261332 -73.423343
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