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2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Subaru Forester

2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Subaru Forester

2021 Honda CR-V

vs.

2021 Subaru Forester

190

Horsepower

182
179 lb-ft

Torque

176 lb-ft
Up to 28/34**

EPA-Estimated City/Highway MPG

26/33
Standard

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera

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Available

12-Way Power Driver's Seat with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support

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Wireless Phone Charger

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It’s hard for drives to think ‘compact crossover’ without picturing the Honda CR-V, but how does this iconic SUV measure up against a rival more well-known for performance and capability? We matched 2021 Honda CR-V vs. 2021 Subaru Forester across every measure important to American drivers to find out, so read on to compare:

  • Pricing Options
  • Power and MPG
  • Features

CR-V vs. Forester: Pricing Options

2021 Honda CR-V standard and top trim levels include:

  • 2021 Honda CR-V LX FWD: Priced at $25,350 MSRP*
  • 2021 Honda CR-V Touring FWD: Priced at $33,650 MSRP*

2021 Subaru Forester standard and top trim levels include:

  • 2021 Subaru Forester Standard: Priced at $24,795 MSRP
  • 2021 Subaru Forester Touring: Priced at $34,895 MSRP

The Honda CR-V starts a little higher than the CR-V as standard, but start working your way up the trim level lineup and you’ll notice the Forester starting to demand more.

CR-V vs. Forester: Power and MPG

Subaru has worked hard to cultivate a reputation for go-anywhere performance, but the Forester is actually less powerful than the CR-V. You’ll make:

  • Up to 190 hp and 179 lb-ft of torque with the 2021 Honda CR-V
  • Up to 182 hp and 176 lb-ft of torque with the 2021 Subaru Forester

Think that means the Subaru is at least more efficient? Think again – you’ll make up to an EPA-estimated:

  • 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Honda CR-V LX CVT**
  • 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway with the 2021 Subaru Forester Standard

CR-V vs. Forester: Features

Honda models are famous for delivering innovative comfort, convenience, and safety features, and the latest CR-V is no exception to that rule. Unlike the latest Subaru Forester, it’s happy to offer:

  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Speed-Sensitive Volume Compensation (SVC)
  • 12-Way Power Driver’s Seat with 4-Way Power Lumbar Support
  • Wireless Phone Charger

Find the Latest Honda CR-V Available Now from Our Soquel, CA Showroom

Drivers expecting the Subaru Forester to live up to standards set by the Honda CR-V are going to be disappointed. To arrange a test drive in the Honda CR-V or explore any of the latest Honda models, don’t hesitate to visit us today or get in touch directly.

* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,045.00 destination charge, options and accessories. Dealers set own prices.

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