2017 Subaru Forester vs 2017 Honda CR-V in Clear Lake

Two of the industries top SUV’s battle it out for first place, but only one can reign supreme! Honda of Clear Lake is here to compare the 2017 Honda CR-V in Clear Lake and the 2017 Subaru Forester. Both vehicles offer drivers an impressive list of features, but the CR-V outshines the Forester:

2017 Honda CR-V

2017 Subaru Forester

Standard 410-amp battery

390-amp battery

CR-V has better gas mileage at 27 city / 33 highway MPG*

Forester has worse gas mileage at 23 city / 27 highway MPG*

CR-V 1.5 turbo accelerates from 0-60 MPH in 7.6 seconds

Forester 2.5i auto accelerates from 0-60 MPH in 8.6 seconds

CR-V LX’s 2.4 DOHC 4 cylinder produces 184 HP and 180 lbs.-ft. torque

The Forester’s 2.5i’s standard 2.5 SOHC 4 cyl. Engine only produces 170 HP and 174 lbs.-ft. torque

To lower fuel costs, the CR-V uses regular unleaded gasoline

The Forester requires premium

Computer generated active noise cancellation removes annoying noise and vibration from the passenger compartment

The Forester does not offer active noise cancellation

CR-V stops from 70-0 in only 166 feet

Forester stops in 180 feet

CR-V comes with larger standard tires for better handling and stability (235/65R17)

Forester’s tires are smaller (225/60R17)

Standard cap-less fueling system

Forester does not a offer cap-less fueling system

Offer more front hip room, front shoulder room and more legroom

The Forester provides less overall passenger room

The CR-V has more cargo space at 39.2 cubic feet cargo area

The Forester has less cargo space at 34.4 cubic feet cargo area

Standard center folding armrest for rear passengers

Forester base model does not offer a rear seat center armrest

When compared side by side the 2017 Honda CR-V clearly outshines the 2017 Subaru Forester. By offering passengers more space, a better gas mileage, and many more features the Honda CR-V in Clear Lake offers everything you need! Stop by Honda of Clear Lake to test-drive your new CR-V!

*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.