MetroWest Subaru

948 Worcester Road
Directions Route 9 East
Natick, MA 01760

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Explore How the Well-Rounded 2020 Subaru Forester SUV Compares with Its Rivals From Honda & Toyota

Within the competitive and crowded compact-SUV-class of the modern-day marketplace, the Subaru Forester model has truly come into its own and proven itself as a true standout over the years. Even when you take a close look at well-established, mainstream brands such as Honda and Toyota, the SUV models that they offer simply fail to maintain pace with the widespread appeal of the all-new 2020 Subaru Forester!

So before you simply turn to the new Honda CR-V or the Toyota Highlander, you should check out the available Subaru SUV inventory at our Natick, MA dealership because you can spot this familiar nameplate all over the greater Boston area and beyond. you can discover how the 2020 Subaru Forester model continues to hold an edge on these competing SUVs. As this segment of the industry continues to rise in popularity year after year, we aren't surprised at all that so many of our cherished customers in Natick, Boston, Norwood, Belmont, and beyond are intrigued by the latest Subaru Forester model.

Subaru Forester vs. Toyota Highlander

  • Looking at pricing, the new Toyota Highlander SUV is dramatically more expensive to buy than the latest Subaru Forester. MSRP for the 2020 Forester model starts at $24,495 at the base trim level, while MSRP for the competing 2020 Highlander SUV model begins with a higher price tag at $34,600. With the substantial difference in price, you can upgrade to more expensive Forester trim levels and still save money!
  • Once again, the Subaru Forester offers more features for less money. In genuine Subaru fashion, the new Forester comes equipped with its legendary Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System even at the base trim level for no extra cost. Even with that expensive price tag, the new Highlander SUV model doesn't come with AWD standard, so you'll have to spend more of your hard-earned savings.
  • If you value and prioritize fuel economy, then the choice becomes even clearer for you. The new 2020 Subaru Forester SUV boasts an exceptional EPA-estimated rating of 26/33 city/highway mpg! On the other end of the spectrum, the EPA-estimated rating that the Toyota Highlander gets is a less attractive fuel economy of 21/29 city/highway mpg when equipped with the V6 engine.
  • Both models are equipped with stellar infotainment systems that are easy to use and intuitive, ensuring that you spend less time messing with the dials and more time concentrating on the road ahead. The Forester and Highlander each offer Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, as well. However, the more expensive 2020 Highlander is standard with a 6.0-inch screen, while the 2020 Forester comes standard with a 6.5-inch screen, allowing for a bit more screen space to work with.

Subaru Forester vs. Honda CR-V

  • Price tags are a suitable place to start when comparing two SUV models side-by-side. Well, MSRP begins at a very affordable point for the 2020 Forester, starting at only $24,495. In contrast, starting MSRP for the new 2020 Honda CR-V model is $25,050. The small difference might not seem like much of a comparison, but when the included features are set side by side, the Subaru Forester comes out as the clear winner.
  • Standard equipment for the new Subaru Forester includes the brand's praised and proven Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) System, for no additional cost to buyers whatsoever. In stark contrast, the new CR-V model has you pay much more for AWD. When those harsh winters hit here in the greater Boston area, you'll be pleased you have a surefooted Subaru to call your own.
  • If you choose the Subaru Forester instead of the new Honda CR-V model, you'll enjoy more headroom, more front legroom, and more overall passenger volume. Sit back, relax, and get comfortable inside the new Forester SUV. Surely you and your loved ones on board will appreciate more interior roominess when you drive around Boston, Natick, Norwood, and Belmont, MA.
  • Once again, the 2020 Subaru Forester showcases its penchant for intuitive technology with its standard STARLINK® Multimedia System. It includes a 6.5-inch touchscreen as well as Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, while the Honda CR-V doesn't include a touchscreen or smartphone integration standard at all. You'll need to spend more money to enjoy the same convenience if you go with the Honda SUV.