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2020 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Crossover SUVs
2020 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Crossover SUVs

Crossover SUVs have replaced the station wagon—and the minivan—as the family carry-all of the now. Not all crossovers are created equally though, and a pair of best-sellers rank among the top-rated family vehicles at The Car Connection. Which would we steer you into: the 2020 Honda CR-V...Read More»

2018 Subaru Forester
More than 366,000 Subaru Foresters recalled for faulty front airbag sensors

Subaru will recall certain Forester crossover SUVs equipped with heated front seats, the company announced this month. A loose electrical connection can cause a malfunction in the occupant detection system (ODS), which detects the relative size of a front-seat passenger. If the ODS doesn't detect a...Read More»

2020 Subaru Forester
2020 Subaru Forester adds standard rear-seat reminder for parents, costs $25,505 to start

Parents—whether people-parents or fur-parents—will get added peace of mind in the 2020 Subaru Forester when it goes on sale later this year. The entire 2020 Forester lineup includes a new rear-seat reminder that can remind front-seat passengers to check the rear seats before exiting the...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2020 Subaru Outback: Compare Crossovers

Despite names from seemingly disparate corners of the planet, the Subaru Outback and Subaru Forester approach carrying people and cargo in very similar ways. More importantly for shoppers, both vehicles are relative values among competitors. The 2020 Outback is new this year and a familiar shape...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2019 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

A road in the woods diverges, and compact crossovers take the one more traveled. At least, some of them do. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 and 2019 Subaru Forester both hook a left and head up dusty trails with truckier-looking soft-roaders compared to their rivals. Both crossover SUVs are mega-popular among...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2019 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

Crossover SUV shoppers looking to tread beyond paved parking lots might whittle their car-shopping lists down to two models: the 2019 Jeep Cherokee and the 2019 Subaru Forester. These right-size, five-seat crossover SUVs deliver on the promise of four-wheeling capability in flashy brochures and...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Compare Cars

Compact crossover SUV shoppers are spoiled for choice. Two models that rise to the top of our ratings are the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe. Each has its own take on what’s best for everyday driving. Overall, we think the 2019 Forester’s combination of value, interior...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent: Compare Cars

At first glance, the 2019 Subaru Forester and 2019 Subaru Ascent look like variations on the same theme—medium and large crossover SUVs. There’s a lot that ties the two together, but there’s plenty that separates them and helps them appeal to different buyers. MORE: Read our 2019...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester: The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2019

Some crossover SUVs have more style, others have more features. The scrappy 2019 Subaru Forester climbed to the top of our ratings with its unbeatable blend of everyday practicality and value. It’s our Best Car To Buy 2019 and it’s our first repeat winner, following up on the 2014...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester Sport
2019 Subaru Forester Sport review update: Crossover plays the name game

The 2019 Subaru Forester Sport is a new name but not a new concept. The last-generation Subaru Forester XT had more power than it needed from a raucous turbo-4 pulled from the WRX four-door sedan that made 250 horsepower and a wall of torque. In the Forester XT, it propelled the crossover to 60 mph...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester: Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee

At first glance, the 2019 Subaru Forester doesn't seem like it should be a nominee for our Best Car to Buy 2019. It looks a whole lot like last year's model, which isn't much different from the Forester that won our top award back in 2014. The difference, as they say, is in the details. MORE: Read...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester first drive review: Backwoods solitude

Deep in the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains, which covers more than half a million acres, American forestry was born over a century ago.
 Maintaining the dense old-growth forest takes patience and a close attention to detail. Disturbing its countless...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester
2019 Subaru Forester compact SUV costs $25,270 to start, about $500 more than outgoing model

The 2019 Subaru Forester crossover SUV will cost $25,270 when it goes on sale later this year, the automaker announced Thursday. Top-of-the-line Touring versions will cost $35,270. All prices include a mandatory $975 destination fee. Base versions of the new Forester cost $560 more than last year's...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester, 2018 New York auto show
2019 Subaru Forester first look video

The 2019 Subaru Forester has its priorities in order. Safety first, fun later. Its looks may be derivative, but the latest Forester packs a roomier interior loaded up with a lot more tech. The 2019 Forester stretches about two inches longer than last year’s model and the majority of that new...Read More»

2019 Subaru Forester, 2018 New York auto show
2019 Subaru Forester: the crossover SUV that watches you

Like a protective parent, the 2019 Subaru Forester is watching you. The latest crossover SUV is not a helicopter parent, but it certainly blurs the line with a passel of new safety features that nearly steal the headline that this is, in fact, a brand-new vehicle. The 2019 Forester won’t...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2018 Subaru Forester: Compare Cars

What a difference a year makes. The roomy, versatile, and fuel-thrifty 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan replaces last year’s model that checked none of those boxes and has emerged as a serious rival for one of the most popular crossovers, the 2018 Subaru Forester. Last year, this wasn’t...Read More»

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium Black Edition
2018 Subaru Forester turns out lights with new Black Edition

Black is the new black when it comes to the 2018 Subaru Forester. To mark the popular crossover’s fifth model year in its current generation, Subaru is making a style-oriented Black Edition package available on the mid-range 2.5i Premium Forester. The new-for-2018 package includes paddle...Read More»

2017 Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Compare Cars

The Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester are two of the more popular compact crossover wagons and are hardy perennials in this segment. These two models—and nearly all the models in their very popular category—are great family choices. They can multitask better than most, tucking away up...Read More»

2013 Subaru Impreza
Subaru recalls 100,000 Forester, Impreza, Legacy, Outback vehicles over fire hazard

Subaru is recalling more than 100,000 Forester, Impreza, Legacy, and Outback vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an electrical problem with those vehicles could start a fire. The problem is rooted in a relay manufactured by...Read More»

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