Compare Forester vs CR-V in Norwood, MA

Clay Subaru Compares the 2017 Subaru Forester to the Honda CR-V in Norwood, MA

Preparing your research on the next SUV that you plan on buying or leasing? When you inevitably take a look at comparative vehicles, it is likely that you will see both the new Subaru Forester and Honda CR-V come up. After all, both models are very popular for a number of drivers in Norwood, Boston, Newton, Natick and Quincy. But as you come across the 2017 Subaru Forester here in the showroom of Clay Subaru, we want to show you why this vehicle is ultimately a notch above what the Honda CR-V can offer. Our comparative review of both SUVs-using the 2017 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium model against the 2017 Honda CR-V EX model-covers performance, safety, styling and interior room.


2017 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Underneath the Hood

Interested in the horsepower and torque that your engine will be able to generate on a consistent basis? The 2017 Subaru Forester is the preferred SUV when it comes to having more force underneath the hood to utilize on your commutes around Norwood. The optional turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine generates 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet in comparison to 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet with the Honda CR-V engine.


2017 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Vehicle Styling with Features

A big portion of the style that you can expect from the SUV that you drive is from the features within the model. And the feature advantages that you will find in this Subaru Forester model outweigh those offered by the Honda CR-V. Standard roof rails allow you to keep a premium amount of space inside while bringing along some of your travel cargo, as cruise control gives you an opportunity to set your preferred speed while cruising on the interstate. These features aren't available in the CR-V, as both power windows and a CD player require moving up in trim level additionally.


2017 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Safety Expectations

Both the Subaru Forester and Honda CR-V can be trusted as far as safety design is concerned, with five stars in overall safety crash test ratings respectively. Where these vehicles differ is the specific safety systems offered, as the renowned Subaru EyeSight driver assist technology gives you available active safety features to implement into your drive. A few examples of what is offered in this suite package include pre-collision braking and lane-keeping assist.


2017 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V: Interior Cabin Space

When choosing your vehicle off of comfort, you will want to take a close look at the interior cabin space that is offered. And we have no doubt here at Clay Subaru that this will lead you to the 2017 Subaru Forester, which excels over the CR-V on numerous fronts in this regard. With two more inches of front head room, nearly two more inches of front leg room, more rear shoulder room for guests and more overall EPA passenger space, your contentment will be secure for the foreseeable driving future in this new Subaru model.

Putting these factors together, it is clear that the 2017 Subaru Forester is an ideal choice for SUV shoppers with family to consider, performance to take into account and overall comfort to think about. Test drive this new Subaru model here at Clay Subaru in Norwood, MA to experience this comparative difference for yourself.

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