2019 Honda CR-V vs Subaru Forester

2019 Honda CR-V

Both safe, easy to handle, and spacious rides, the 2019 Honda CR-V and 2019 Subaru Forester are two vehicles that are ready to take on the streets of Atlantic City and Egg Harbor.

Here to help you figure out which model is personally best for you, our team at Boardwalk Honda made this comparison of the 2019 Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester.

CR-V vs Forester: Engine Performance

2019 Honda CR-V

With the 2019 Forester comes the 2.5L SUBARU BOXER® 4-cylinder engine. This engine will supply the vehicle with 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque.

The Honda CR-V has a standard 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and an available 1.5L 4-cylinder engine with a turbocharger, both more powerful than the Forester’s engine.

The 2.4L 4-cylinder engine in the 2019 CR-V produces 184 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. Dial things up a notch with the available 1.5L 4-cylinder engine with a turbocharger that delivers 190 horsepower and 179 lb-ft of torque.

They each come with a Continually Variable Transmission for seamless gear shifting. The 2019 CR-V transmission also features Sport Mode for a more dynamic driving experience.

Fuel Economy of the Honda CR-V vs. Forester

Along with more power, the 2019 CR-V also has the ability to save you more on fuel. At its best, the Honda CR-V will achieve an EPA-estimated 28 city/34 highway MPG.1

The 2019 Subaru Forester will max out its gas mileage at an EPA-estimated 26 city/33 highway MPG.

Space for All Passengers and Cargo

2019 Honda CR-V

The interior of the Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester both allow for versatile use of its space to accommodate both passengers and cargo. Each car will be able to seat five passengers across two rows. The 2019 CR-V will have extra room for the rear passengers to stretch out with 40.4 inches of legroom compared to the 39.4 inches in the back row of the Forester.

They each allow you to fold down the seats and use the space behind your seat for cargo. This versatility will give you the ability to carry more gear and larger items when you don’t have a car full of passengers.

When you do have all five seats occupied, there will still be 39.2 cubic feet of cargo volume in the back of the 2019 Honda CR-V. Behind the second row of the 2019 Forester, there is only 35.4 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Choosing the 2019 Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester

Deciding between the two vehicles comes down to what you personally want out of your new car. If it is more powerful capabilities, space in the back, and a stylish design you want, then the 2019 CR-V would be a perfect match.

You can come by Boardwalk Honda to learn more about the Honda CR-V and all its capabilities as you drive around Atlantic City and Egg Harbor. Schedule a test drive of the 2019 Honda CR-V today by contacting our dealership!

1Based on 2019 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.