Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V Comparison

    Subaru Forester

    Honda CR-V

    2024 Subaru
    Forester
    vs
    2024 Honda
    CR-V
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv medium category, between scores of 7.2 and 8.8.
    0.0
    8.0
    7.7
    0.0
    Based on the Subaru Forester 2.5i-S (AWD)
    Based on the Honda CR-V VTi L7 (2WD) 7 SEATS
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Off-roadingOff-roading
    Fuel Efficiency
    48L - 63L
    322 to 466 km
    57L
    314 to 439 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $37,890 - $50,140
    $35,900 - $59,900
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Excellent practicality
    • Super easy to live with
    • AWD is standard
    Misses
    • Better value lower in the range
    • A bit thirsty
    • Not a thrilling car to drive
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Balanced, secure dynamics
    • Smooth power delivery
    • Dirt-cheap servicing
    Misses
    • Packaging flaws in 2nd row and boot
    • Tech is really showing its age
    • Hefty $8500 premium over VTi 7

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Colours Available

    The 2024 Subaru Forester is available in the following exterior paint colours, depending on the variant:

    • Crystal White Pearl
    • Ice Silver Metallic
    • Brilliant Bronze Metallic
    • Crimson Red Pearl
    • Autumn Green Metallic
    • Horizon Blue Pearl
    • Cascade Green Silica
    • Magnetite Grey Metallic
    • Crystal Black Silica
    • Sapphire Blue Pearl

    Specs

    Type
    DIRECT FUEL INJDIRECT FUEL INJ, TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, MULTI POINT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1995 - 24981498 - 1997
    Size (L)
    2.5L, 2.0L2.0L, 1.5L
    Induction
    FLAT 4INLINE 4, TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 136kW113kW - 140kW
    Power RPM
    5800 - 60005000 - 6500
    Torque
    196Nm - 239Nm189Nm - 335Nm
    Torque RPM
    4000 - 44001700 - 4300
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    12.1 - 12.510.3 - 13.9

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