Compare The Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, & Nissan Rogue

Forester vs Honda CR-V

Learn How the Subaru Forester Rises Above Its Competitor: The Honda CR-V

The crossover SUV market segment has continued to grow throughout recent years, presenting drivers from Syracuse, Rome, Cortland and Auburn with a deeper pool of options than ever before. If you're a local car owner who is looking to upgrade with a model that can handle your need for exploration, then look no further than the inventory of Subaru Forester models here at Bill Rapp Subaru. As one of the more confident all-wheel driving models, the Forester can eagerly carve a niche in its class that helps to distance its ability from that of its contemporaries, such as the Honda CR-V.

Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V

  • The Honda CR-V proves to be a competent competitor with a base engine output that rises above the performance from the standard powertrain inside the Forester. Where the CR-V is unable to best the Forester is where it counts the most - overall power. Specifically, the 190-horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque peak output from the Honda CR-V's 1.5-liter turbocharged engine is no match for the 250-horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque from the available 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder of the Subaru Forester
  • Both models feel neck and neck when it comes to the number of features that can be equipped between them. The Forester stands out with its standard rearview camera, which makes maneuvering through crowded parking lots and tighter spaces much less of a hassle. Where the vehicle truly stands out in comparison to the Honda CR-V is with its automatic reverse braking, which improves upon the performance of the automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection - one of the many ways that the Forester strives to keep drivers and pedestrians more safer than the competition.
  • With the most cargo space in its class, the Forester is able to pique the interest of more drivers in the local area than the CR-V can claim to do. Not only that, but the available Starlink infotainment system comes included with smartphone integration and the convenience of a 6.2-inch touch screen. If the entertainment value inside of a Forester isn't enough, then it is likely the features like the all-new adaptive headlights, automatic high-beams and Harman Kardon premium sound system that helps our Subaru crossover to continuously impress its passengers.

Thanks to its varied selection of strengths, the Subaru Forester has been able to build a reputation as a logical choice for adventurous drivers across the country. If you're interested in owning or leasing one of your own, our team will be happy to serve your needs with a closer look at the model and a test-drive around our dealership. Simply stop in and meet with us at 3446 Burnet Avenue today!

Forester vs Toyota RAV4

See What Makes the Subaru Forester Stick Out Against the Toyota RAV4

When it comes to finding a crossover SUV with an adventurous spirit and class-leading cargo volume, our team at Bill Rapp Subaru can easily guide local drivers towards the budget-friendly Subaru Forester in a heartbeat. With just as many features to dive into as most of its competitors, the Forester is able to stand out for the aspects that only it can offer - such as its standard all-wheel drive. Compared to other models in its market segment, such as the Toyota RAV4, this model can stand out with its high-quality performance and available safety features; making it a superb choice for customers from Rome, Cortland or Auburn, NY.

Subaru Forester vs Toyota RAV4

  • Under the hood, both the Forester and Toyota RAV4 offer a solid powertrain to cruise through the local area. The latter can produce 176-horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque, which can barely top the output from the base engine inside of our Forester models. If you're the kind of driver who enjoys a greater potential for power, you'll only be able to capitalize on a stronger engine with the higher trim levels of the Forester. We're certain that the model's available 2.0-liter turbocharged engine will better meet your expectations with its 250-horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque performance.
  • The Forester doesn't excel solely in terms of its ride quality, but also in its willingness to provide more space and comfort for its passengers. While the RAV4 can offer plush seat materials, the added 6 cubic feet of passenger volume in the Forester proves to be crucial for the second row - specifically in terms of head, hip and shoulder room. Whether you're looking to sit five adults comfortably or transport precious cargo, there's no going wrong with the greater range of comforts in the Forester.

  • With more safety features equipped than most of its rivals, the Forester is able to be one of the few models in its class that can stand up to the suite of features inside the RAV4. The EyeSight package of safety features works to outfit the Forester with adaptive cruise control, pre-collision braking, lane departure warnings and many more enhancements - just as the RAV4 does. Where the vehicle shines is with the new high-beam assist and adaptive headlights; automatically adjusting the activation of your high beams and the angle in which they shine, based on the direction you're turning.
  • Above all else, Subaru is a brand that is best known for its all-wheel drive capabilities. This comes included as a standard feature for each of our Forester models, which the Toyota RAV4 can only offer it as an optional and more costly feature.

With a slew of reasons to take the latest Subaru Forester into consideration, our team of sales representatives would be happy to guide you towards one of your own. Stop in and meet with us at 3446 Burnet Avenue today and get started!

Forester vs Nissan Rogue

The Subaru Forester and the Nissan Rogue - Head to Head Comparison

As your local home for safe and reliable Subaru models, we here at Bill Rapp Subaru in Syracuse could go on and on about how terrific our available vehicles are. But, we know that, sometimes, drivers need cold hard facts to convince them of the superiority of the Subaru brand over other carmakers.

For our customers throughout the Rome and Cortland area, our Bill Rapp Subaru team has put together this side-by-side comparison of our Subaru Forester against one of its main competitors, the Nissan Rogue. When you're considering purchasing a Subaru Forester, review this information. We think it will help make your car-buying decision easier.

The Subaru Forester vs. the Nissan Rogue

  • Performance. When it comes to transmissions, not everyone wants an automatic. For drivers who prefer to be in control of their vehicle's shifting, the Subaru Forester is available with a manual transmission. The Nissan Rogue, on the other hand, doesn't give drivers that option. It's only available with an automatic transmission. Additionally, the Subaru Forester has two possible engines, with one of them being a 250-horsepower 2.0-liter four cylinder. The Nissan Rogue only comes with one engine, a 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder.
  • Safety and Features Technology. For security and stability in our ever-changing upstate weather and road conditions, the Subaru Forester comes standard with the signature Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. Drivers considering a Nissan Rogue have all-wheel drive as an option, but it doesn't come standard. Also, the innovative Subaru safety suite, EyeSight, is available on models beginning in the mid-range. The Nissan Rogue's driver assistance package isn't as comprehensive as the Subaru Forester's, and it's only available on the top trim.
  • Trim Level and Special Options Availability. Subaru gives Forester customers more options when it comes to choosing a trim level. The Forester is available in six trims, while the Nissan Rogue is only available in three. Plus, Subaru gives drivers more options for add-on features in the Forester, including the aforementioned safety suite Subaru EyeSight, which is available as an option mid-range, and comes standard on the top trims. Subaru also gives drivers the option of adding an automatically-dimming rearview mirror and a remote start function. Only the top trim for the Nissan Rogue has the tech add-on options that drivers want available.

Subaru Foresters Available in Syracuse

Now that you know how the Subaru Forester stacks up against the competition, come visit us at Bill Rapp Subaru on Burnet Avenue in Syracuse. We're conveniently located to a number of local towns, including Auburn, and we have a variety of Forester models that you can view and test drive today.

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