Compare 2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Honda CR-V
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.5i 26 33 $22,915 $24,295
2.5i Premium 26 33 $25,110 $26,695
2.5i Sport 26 33 $27,040 $28,795
2.5i Limited 26 33 $28,787 $30,795
2.5i Touring 26 33 $31,991 $34,295
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2WD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD LX 26 32 $22,869 $24,350
AWD LX 25 31 $24,179 $25,750
2WD EX 28 34 $25,583 $27,250
AWD EX 27 33 $26,894 $28,650
2WD EX-L 28 34 $27,923 $29,750
AWD EX-L 27 33 $29,234 $31,150
2WD Touring 28 34 $30,732 $32,750
AWD Touring 27 33 $32,042 $34,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,915
$22,869
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,295
$24,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$405 / month
$406 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty. The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 55.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
111.9 105.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
39.4 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 40.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.6 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 57.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
28.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 73
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 63
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 104.7
Height, Overall (in)
67.5 66.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 63.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.4 39.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
51.2 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
76.1 75.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
35.4 39.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
43.3 -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 14
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P235/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P235/65HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3449 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
176 @ 4400 180 @ 3900
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.4 L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
182 @ 5800 184 @ 6400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 32
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.60 - 0.75 2.65 - 0.41
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.56 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 5.05
Trans Type
7 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.69 1.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Honda CR-V
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 6.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 410
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2019 Subaru Forester
  • 2019 Forester still arriving at dealers
  • No factory rebate, but dealer discounting possible
  • Lease from $255 for 36 months
  • Get 3.49% APR for 63 months
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2019 Honda CR-V
  • 2019 Honda CR-V is in showrooms
  • Rebates: No cash rebates
  • Lease: From $249/mo.
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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