The New Subaru Forester Overpowers the Competition in Fullerton, CA

When you drive your new SUV in Fullerton, you expect power, capability, and space. You'll find all three in the new Subaru Forester. But how does it compare to the competition? Discover all the ways the Forester overpowers the Ford Escape and Honda CR-V on the Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, and Long Beach roads.

Subaru Forester vs. Ford Escape

  • The Forester starts at $22,595, which is over $1,000 less than the Escape's $23,750 starting price.
  • You'll find more standard power in the Forester, with 170 standard horsepower and 174 pound-feet of standard torque, compared to the Escape's 168 standard horsepower and 170 pound-feet of standard torque. Upgrade to the Turbo engine, and the power in the Forester gets boosted to 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. You're stuck at standard power in the Escape.
  • The Forester comes with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. You'll have to pay over $3,000 extra to escape front wheel drive in the Escape.
  • The Forester holds 108.3 cubic feet of passenger volume, which is over 10 cubic feet more than the interior of the Escape. That means the Forester has more front head, shoulder, and hip room, and second row, head, leg, shoulder, and hip room.
  • You'll have up to 74.7 cubic feet of cargo space in the Forester, which is better than the Escape's 67.8 cubic feet of cargo space.
  • Safety features are essential when driving in the dark, which is why the Forester has auto-leveling headlights. You won't get this safety feature in the Escape.
  • The Forester offers an available premium sound system in the base trim level. The Escape? You'll have to spend almost $6,000 extra to upgrade multiple trim levels to get one.

Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V

  • Starting at $22,595, the Forester is almost $1,500 more affordable than the CR-V's starting price of $24,045.
  • The Turbo engine in the Forester packs 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. That's way more than the 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque that the CR-V Turbo engine holds.
  • Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive comes standard in the Forester. You'll have to pay an extra $1,300 to get out of front wheel in the CR-V.
  • The Forester has more total passenger volume than the CR-V, including more head and leg room in the front seat, and more head, shoulder, and hip room in the second row.
  • Remote engine start is available on the base model of the Forester. The CR-V will make you pay over $2,700 extra for this technology.
  • The Forester offers a premium sound system so you can enjoy the ride even more. The CR-V doesn't offer one at all.
  • Enjoy some more visibility at night with auto-leveling headlights in the Forester. You won't find the CR-V offering this important safety feature.

Test drive the new Subaru Forester at Ocean Subaru of Fullerton today!

Ocean Subaru of Fullerton

1100 S. Euclid St
Directions Fullerton, CA 92832

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