2018 Subaru Forester vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4: Head to Head

2018 Subaru Forester vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4
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Forester vs. RAV4: Which Compact SUV Is Right for You?

Cargo space, fuel economy, and maneuverability are, for many, what the compact SUV segment is all about. These vehicles appeal to people who need a little bit of everything from their car and don’t want to spend a lot to get it.

The 2018 Subaru Forester and 2018 Toyota RAV4 are two classic examples in a crowded segment. Both offer good fuel economy, precise steering, plenty of cargo space, and a smooth ride. But the Forester is a better off-road vehicle and has a more powerful engine available, while the RAV4 has more interior features.

Which one is best? In this slideshow, we’ll determine that by using our rating system to compare these two compact SUVS across a number of different individual categories, from seat comfort and cargo space to acceleration and handling. Keep in mind that our ratings are being updated constantly as new information comes in, so some scores may not match those found in our reviews.

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