2017 Honda CR-V vs 2017 Subaru Forester

While different vehicle types have their own specific conveniences, there are even large differences between similar models such as SUVs. Known for their power, capability and space, finding the best SUV can be tough. We wanted to take a closer look at the 2017 Honda CR-V LX vs the 2017 Subaru Forester to help you figure out which SUV is right for you.

While many SUV models focus on either offering great power or a great fuel economy, the 2017 Honda CR-V LX excels at both. While both the standard 2017 Honda CR-V LX and standard Subaru Forester both offer a fuel economy rating of 26 city/32 highway/28* combined mpg, the new Honda CR-V LX doesn't sacrifice any power to keep it's efficient performance. The 2017 Honda CR-V comes standard with a 2.4-liter 4-Cylinder engine, capable of 184 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque.

New CR-V

2017 Honda CR-V 2WD LX with CVT vs 2017 Subaru Forester
28* Combined mpg 28
184/180 Horsepower/Torque 170/174
75.8 cu.ft Maximum Luggage Volume 74.7 cu.ft
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Available Space in the 2017 Honda CR-V

Despite being the smaller of the two vehicles, the 2017 Honda CR-V LX model offers more cargo space for drivers than the 2017 Subaru Forester. The Honda CR-V also comes with a cargo tray in the back of the SUV, which helps protect cargo from falling over or spilling in the back storage area. For even more convenience, the CR-V also offers a parcel shelf storage area up front for more bags or tablets.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2017 Honda CR-V vs the 2017 Subaru Forester, feel free to contact us at Miller Honda. You can also get a feel for the new CR-V by scheduling a test drive of the SUV at our dealership in Winchester, VA.


*Fuel Efficiency- 26 city/32 highway/28 combined 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.

Front view of a black 2017 Honda CR-V
Infotainment system in the 2017 Honda CR-V
Door handle of the 2017 Honda CR-V
Side view of a black 2017 Honda CR-V

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