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2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Subaru Forester Review

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Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda CR-V than in the Subaru Forester. The Subaru Forester will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Honda CR-V.

The Subaru Forester requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Honda CR-V, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Honda CR-V is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Forester. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda CR-V will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Subaru Forester.

Since the Honda CR-V is much wider than the Subaru Forester, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Honda CR-V takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Forester.

With similar torque, the Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The Honda CR-V has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Forester, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

If you've got something you need to pull, the Honda CR-V will do just as well as the Subaru Forester, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Honda CR-V has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Forester.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester. The Honda CR-V has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Subaru Forester.

The Honda CR-V comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Forester.

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2019 Honda

More Details & Photos New 2019 Honda CR-V
MSRP*: $24,350 - $34,150

2019 Subaru

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MSRP*: $24,295 - $34,295
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City MPG: 25 - 28 26
Highway MPG: 31 - 34 N/A
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $22,869 - $32,043 $22,915 - $31,991

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.