Vehicle Comparions

2017 Honda CR-V vs Subaru Forester

Denver, Centennial, and Aurora drivers gravitate toward crossovers like the 2017 Subaru Forester and 2017 Honda CR-V for their spacious seating for five people, capable performances, and long list of technology features to keep passengers connected. In the following post, Mile High Honda compared the 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Subaru Forester side by side to help you choose the best one for your driving routine.crv vs forester

Comparing Crossover Cabins

Climb inside a 2017 Subaru Forester or 2017 Honda CR-V, and you’ll find a cabin that’s sleek and stylish with tons of versatile features, including 60/40 split rear seats, power seats, and ergonomic center stacks. Offering advanced technology, comfortable seats, and available luxury features like leather upholstery, the 2017 Honda CR-V and 2017 Subaru Forester are designed to combine comfort and utility.

Cargo Space: You’ll find up to 34.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the 2017 Subaru Forester’s rear seat, which folds down to increase its storage area to 74.7 cubic feet. If that’s not enough, the 2017 Honda CR-V may be a better option, as it offers 38.2 cubic feet of space behind the second row and a total of up to 75.8 cubic feet of space.

The World at Your Fingertips: With the 2017 Subaru Forester and 2017 Honda CR-V, drivers can stay connected and in control throughout their ride with features like Bluetooth®, touchscreens, and smartphone integration. The 2017 Subaru Forester offers a Subaru STARLINK™ multimedia system, while the 2017 Honda CR-V provides a comparable display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

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Drive with Confidence and Control

Whether you’re driving to work, school, or the trail on the weekends, the Subaru Forester and Honda CR-V offer capable performances no matter where the road ahead leads.honda cr-v vs subaru forester

Power: The 2017 Subaru Forester makes up to 170 horsepower with its standard 4-cylinder boxer® engine. Though this may be sufficient for some drivers, the 2017 Honda CR-V may be appropriate if you’re seeking sharper acceleration, as its base engine makes 184 horsepower.

Fuel Economy: Due to their smaller size, the 2017 Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester are more efficient than traditional SUVs. The Forester offers up to an EPA-estimated 25 city/32 highway MPG, but the 2017 Honda CR-V pulls ahead with up to an EPA-estimated 26 city/34 highway MPG.1

Towing: If you need a crossover to pull campers, jet skis, and other weekend toys, the 2017 Subaru Forester and 2017 Honda CR-V are up for the job with a towing rating of 1,500 pounds.

Test Drive a 2017 Honda CR-V at Mile High Honda

The 2017 Subaru Forester is a rugged, reliable crossover with several advanced technology features. However, the 2017 Honda CR-V offers more base horsepower, a better fuel economy, and extra cargo room, which we think makes it the stronger choice for crossover shoppers throughout Denver, Centennial, and Aurora.

If you think the 2017 Honda CR-V is right for you, schedule a test drive at Mile High Honda.

1) 26 city/32 highway/28 combined MPG rating for 2-wheel drive (2WD) LX with continuously variable transmission (CVT) automatic model. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined MPG rating for all-wheel drive (AWD) LX with CVT automatic model. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined MPG rating for 2WD EX, EX-L, and Touring with CVT automatic models. 27 city/ 33 highway/29 combined MPG rating for AWD EX, EX-L, and Touring with CVT automatic models. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

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