2018 Subaru Forester vs. 2018 Honda CR-V: Head to Head

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Forester vs. CR-V: Which Compact SUV Is Right for You?

The Honda CR-V and Subaru Forester are popular mainstays in what has become a crowded compact SUV market. Even within that market, they appeal to a lot of the same shoppers. However, there are some notable differences in terms of performance and features.

The Honda CR-V is comfortable and cavernous, with excellent crash test scores, a soft ride, and a well-made, upscale cabin. The Forester is also large, with abundant space for passengers and their cargo and standard all-wheel drive, along with an available 250-horsepower engine that gives it uncommon performance for a compact SUV.

To determine which SUV is better, we’ll compare these two SUVs across 11 different categories, from pricing and performance to cargo capacity and interior quality, based on these cars’ individual scores in our rating system.

Just remember that we’re constantly updating the scores on our site as new data becomes available, so some of the scores mentioned in this piece may not match what’s in the reviews.

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