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2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid vs. 2022 Subaru Forester Review

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2022 Hyundai
Tucson Hybrid

MSRP*: $29,750 to $38,050
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2022 Subaru
Forester

MSRP*: $25,895 to $35,995
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MPG - City 37 - 38 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 36 - 38 MPG 28 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 80.3 ft3 69.1 - 74.2 ft3
Engine
  • 226-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 226 hp 182 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,500 - 3,000 lbs
Exterior Length 182.3 in 182.7 in
Exterior Width 73.4 in 71.5 - 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 41.3 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 38.1 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.7 - 39.5 in
Front 40.2 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.6 - 39.6 in

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid.

Convenience
The Subaru Forester requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Forester.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 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 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Forester.

Handling
The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Forester, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Subaru Forester for pulling heavy loads. The Hyundai Tucson Hybrid has a little more horsepower than the Subaru Forester.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Forester.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid than that of the Subaru Forester.