2017 Honda CR-V vs Subaru Forester: Really Not That Different

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Debating between the 2017 Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester? Really both vehicles aren’t that much different from each other if you are looking for an SUV that is reliable. Both are in the top SUVs and they have a great deal to offer, so which should you choose?

The engine in the 2017 Honda CR-V is the 2.4 litre four cylinder offering up 184 horses and 180 torque in the entry trim the LX. The remainder of the trims offer up the 1.5 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder with 190 horses and 179 torque. The engines have CVT with front-wheel drive as standard but all-wheel drive is available as an option.

The engines in the 2017 Subaru Forester are the 2.5 litre four cylinder giving 170 horses and 174 torque and the 2 litre turbocharged flat-4 offering 250 horses and 258 torque. They come with the six speed manual gears and and options for CVT with standard all-wheel drive.

The 2017 Honda CR-V offers 28mpg in the city, 34mpg when out on the highway and 30mpg combined. The 2017 Subaru Forester offers 26mpg city driving, 32mpg highway driving and 27mpg combined.

You can get the 2017 Honda CR-V in a choice of four trims and these are the LX for $24, 045, the EX for $26, 695, EX-L for $29, 195 and the Touring for $32, 395. The Subaru Forester is also available in four trims, the 2.5i is $22, 595, the Premium is $25, 495, Limited is $29, 195 and the Touring is $31, 295.

The choice between the 2017 Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester is a difficult one as you can see from the specs there really isn’t much to choose between the two of them. Both offer reliability and both look great, so which would you go for?

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