Black 2020 Honda CR-V - Comparison

2020 Honda CR-V

2020 Subaru Forester

2020 Subaru Forester

2020 Honda CR-V vs. 2020 Subaru Forester

2020 CR-V

2020 Forester
$25,050 MSRP*


$24,495 MSRP
190 hp


182 hp
179 lb-ft of torque


176 lb-ft of torque
28 city mpg/34 hwy mpg**

MPG Highway

26 city mpg/33 hwy mpg
75.8 cubic feet

Passenger Space

76.1 cubic feet
39.2 cubic feet

Cargo Space

31.1 cubic feet

If you like how an SUV rides on Redmond and Woodinville roads, then you may be dwindling down your choices for your next vehicle with options like the 2020 Honda CR-V or Subaru Outback. Each delivers a unique driving experience but only one comes at the price you appreciate and offers the performance and interior features you need. Compare the 2020 Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester and then find your next SUV for sale among our inventory at Honda of Kirkland!

2020 CR-V vs. Forester: Starting Price

Price is one of the first things you’ll want to look at when shopping for a new SUV. The base trim of the 2020 CR-V lineup is the Honda CR-V LX 2WD with CVT, which has a starting MSRP of $25,050.* On the other hand, the base-level Subaru Forester trim with CVT starts at $24,495 MSRP. Despite the fact that the CR-V is slightly higher in price, it offers the same number of trim levels as the Forester lineup. The range-topping CR-V trim level has a starting MSRP of $33,250* while the top Forest configuration starts at a higher $34,595 MSRP.

Red 2020 Honda CR-V turning a corner

2020 CR-V vs. Forester: MPG and Performance

Many drivers will also want to compare the 2020 Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V to see which SUV will deliver a stronger and more dependable performance on Woodinville roads. While the Forester does boast a larger engine, the new Honda CR-V lives up to its reputation by providing better overall performance and fuel economy. See the base specs for both models below:

Honda CR-V FWD LX 

  • 1.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • 190 hp
  • 179 lb-ft of torque
  • CVT transmission
  • 28 city mpg/34 hwy mpg**

Subaru Forester 

  • 2.5L engine
  • 182 hp
  • 176 lb-ft of torque
  • CVT transmission
  • 26 city mpg/33 hwy mpg

2020 CR-V vs. Forester: Interior Dimensions

SUV drivers want plenty of cabin space to keep up with their on-the-go lifestyle. That’s why you and your passengers will have a similar interior room with the CR-V or Forester as the CR-V comes with 75.8 cubic feet and the Forester has 76.1 cubic feet of passenger space. While you can surely feel comfortable in each model, the 2020 CR-V’s interior does come with 60/40-split folding rear seats, which offer drivers more cargo space than the Forester. The CR-V LX comes with  39.2 cubic feet of available cargo space to store and protect your belongings, while you’ll only have 31.1 cubic feet of cargo room in the Forester.

2020 Honda CR-V seating

Find the 2020 CR-V at Honda of Kirkland

After you’ve compared the 2020 Subaru Forester vs. CR-V, get ready to experience the difference behind the wheel of a Honda SUV of your own on Seattle roads. You can also find savings on a new or pre-owned Honda CR-V or used Subaru. Our finance team is here to answer your questions and get the leasing or financing process started. Contact us today for more information on our dealership near Lynnwood!

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*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,120.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.

**28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD trims. 27 city/32 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD trims. Based on 2020 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.

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