Subaru Forester vs the Albuquerque Competition

2018 Subaru Forester SUV

The Subaru Forester vs. Its Competition

So, you're looking for a new SUV. Something that's good for everyday life, but also has the right amount of capability to tackle the extraordinary adventures that lay ahead. Look no further than the Subaru Forester. Here at Garcia Subaru North, we maintain a well-stocked inventory of  Subaru Forester SUVs in a variety of trims that each reflect a different level of Subaru performance and interior comfort to match the specific needs and wants of your personal lifestyle. Now, we also want to give you a car-buying experience that is as quick and easy as possible. So, to help save you time, we've compared our Subaru Forester to its competitors-the Honda CR-V, the Toyota RAV4, the Ford Escape, and the Mazda CX-5-in matters of performance, style, and safety.

 

The Subaru Forester vs. The Honda CR-V

  • Side-by-side, both the Subaru Forester and the Honda CR-V earn five-star overall crash test ratings.
  • The Subaru Forester breaks away from the Honda CR-V in matters of safety by providing more airbags for its passengers.
  • In matters of performance, the Subaru Forester sets the standard for all its trim levels at all-wheel drive, unlike the Honda CR-V, and the Subaru Forester is also available with a six-speed manual transmission.
  • Looking inwards, the Subaru Forester offers more interior space for its five passengers than the Honda CR-V.
  • On top of all this, the Subaru Forester also has a lower starting price than the Honda CR-V.

 

The Subaru Forester vs. The Toyota RAV4

  • Both the Toyota RAV4 and the Subaru Forester hold a five-star overall crash test rating.
  • Regarding space, the Subaru Forester offers more passenger and cargo space than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Price-wise, the Subaru Forester has a lower starting price than the Toyota RAV4.
  • Despite that lower starting price, the Subaru Forester still matches the Toyota RAV4 on several interior features.
  • Performance-wise, the Subaru Forester offers more adventurous capability with all-wheel drive standard on all models, and the Subaru Forester is available with a six-speed manual transmission.

 

The Subaru Forester vs. The Ford Escape

  • While both the Subaru Forester and the Ford Escape come with a 2.5-liter I4 engine, the Subaru Forester unleashes more horsepower and more torque.
  • Unlike the Ford Escape, all-wheel drive comes standard on all Subaru Forester models, and the Subaru Forester is available with a six-speed manual transmission.
  • In matters of interior space, the Subaru Forester offers more passenger space and more cargo space than the Ford Escape.
  • Safety-wise, both the Subaru Forester and the Ford Escape boast a five-star overall crash test rating, and the Subaru Forester comes with an engine immobilizer at the base model.
  • The Subaru Forester also boasts a lower starting price than the Ford Escape.

 

The Subaru Forester vs. The Mazda CX-5

  • Starting with safety, the Subaru Forester hosts more airbags than the Mazda CX-5, and the Subaru Forester boasts a higher overall crash test rating.
  • Interior-space-wise, the Subaru Forester offers more passenger space for its five passengers than the Mazda CX-5, as well as much greater cargo space.
  • Cost-wise the Subaru Forester has a lower starting price than the Mazda CX-5.
  • Despite the lower starting price, the Subaru Forester matches the Mazda CX-5 in several interior features.
  • Performance-wise, the Subaru Forester bests the Mazda CX-5 by making all-wheel drive standard on all models, as well as offer a six-speed manual transmission. The Subaru Forester also records a better fuel economy than the Mazda CX-5.

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Experience the Subaru Forester at our Dealership Today

But it's one thing to notice the Subaru Forester's superior specs and features, and another to recognize it's superior driving experience and know whether or not it is the superior vehicle for your lifestyle. The only way to do that is by getting behind the wheel and experiencing all the Subaru Forester has to offer for yourself. So, test drive the Subaru Forester at our dealership today. We proudly serve the drivers of Albuquerque, as well as the drivers of Rio Rancho, Placitas and Bernalillo. If you have any more questions regarding our current inventory of Subaru Forester SUVs, please feel free to contact us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.


  1. Garcia Subaru North

    6401 San Mateo NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109

    • Sales: (888) 717-4144
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Garcia Subaru North

6401 San Mateo NE
Directions Albuquerque, NM 87109

  • Sales: (888) 717-4144
  • Service: (888) 785-2959
  • Parts: (888) 905-7183

Hours

  • Monday 09:00am - 07:00pm
  • Tuesday 09:00am - 07:00pm
  • Wednesday 09:00am - 07:00pm
  • Thursday 09:00am - 07:00pm
  • Friday 09:00am - 07:00pm
  • Saturday 09:00am - 07:00pm
  • Sunday Closed