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2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Subaru Forester

The obvious choices when deciding on a versatile and efficient SUV are the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester. Honda and Subaru both are known for their durability and lasting quality. Exceptional values because of their initial price and resale value, the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester are both great buys. They both offer versatile cargo and passenger space so you can easily load the kid’s basketball team, all the groceries or everything you need to complete the weekend project into the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 20107 Subaru Forester. Choosing between the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester can be difficult but if you look a little closer the cream begins to rise to the top. Read on to discover the differences and similarities between the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester.

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2017 Honda CR-V EX Versus 2017 Subaru Forester
2.4L In-line 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder
184 Horsepower 170
32 MPG Highway Fuel Efficiency 32 MPG Highway
75.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Capacity 74.7 Cubic Feet

The chart above depicts the drivetrain and cargo volume of the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester. Most of the specs are very comparable but the 2017 Honda CR-V EX has an edge in horsepower and cargo volume.

Style & Safety

The 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester are beautifully styled with aggressive body lines that give them a rugged and ready appearance. That ruggedness is not just a facade the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester are take-you-anywhere sport utility vehicles. The 2017 Honda CR-V EX has a wider wheelbase than the 2017 Subaru Forester yet has a more compact appearance and still offers more cargo space. Both the 2017 Honda CR-V EX and the 2017 Subaru Forester offer standard safety features such as anti-lock brakes, brake assist and a host of front, rear, and side airbags. The 2017 Honda CR-V EX also offers a lane keeping assist system, blind spot monitoring with cross traffic monitoring, adaptive cruise control and even automatic high beams to keep you fully aware of your surroundings. The 2017 Honda CR-V EX offers more standard safety features and versatile cargo space than the 2017 Subaru Forester. Come get your 2017 Honda CR-V EX at Davenport Honda in Rocky Mount, North Carolina today. You can even schedule a test drive of the 2017 Honda CR-V EX online.

front passenger view of 2017 Honda CR-V
rear view of 2017 Honda CR-V
rear cargo hold of 2017 Honda CR-V
rear seats folded down cargo space of 2017 Honda CR-V

*26 city/32 highway/28 combined mpg rating for 2WD LX with CVT model. 25 city/31 highway/27 combined mpg rating for AWD LX with CVT model. 28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT models. 27 city/33 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD EX, EX-L and Touring with CVT 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.