Subaru Forester

2017 Subaru Forester

Rating Summary

The 2017 Subaru Forester is currently rated #1 out of 12 overall for Compact SUV Cars.

It's the best car overall compared to others in the same category.

Its Horsepower and Cargo Volume win versus competitors, but its Drivetrain loses against the competition.

Competitors

Which is better: Subaru Forester or Toyota RAV4?

The Forester costs $2,315.00 less than the RAV4. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Ford Escape?

The Forester costs $1,155.00 less than the Escape. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Chevrolet Equinox?

The Forester costs $505.00 less than the Equinox. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Nissan Rogue?

The Forester costs $1,225.00 less than the Rogue. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Kia Sportage?

The Forester costs $605.00 less than the Sportage. You have a chance to be the first to compare the two against each other.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or GMC Terrain?

The Forester costs $1,475.00 less than the Terrain. After a comparison of the two based on their attributes, our voters rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Hyundai Tucson?

The Forester costs $105.00 less than the Tucson. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Mazda CX-5?

The Forester costs $1,450.00 less than the CX-5. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is winning in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Honda CR-V?

The Forester costs $1,450.00 less than the CR-V. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Subaru Crosstrek?

The Forester costs $900.00 more than the Crosstrek. From comparing their attributes, our survey rated both as tied in a head to head match up.

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Which is better: Subaru Forester or Jeep Patriot?

The Forester costs $4,555.00 more than the Patriot. Based on a comparison of the attributes, people rated it is losing in a head to head match up.

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2017 Subaru Forester Details

Is This Car Good?
Overall Rating

Best Attribute
Horsepower

Worst Attribute
Drivetrain

Rating Feature Value Analysis
MSRP$22,595.00Good with 4.5 stars based on 15 ratings
MPG26 city / 32 highwayGood with 4 stars based on 12 ratings
DrivetrainAWDAverage with 2.5 stars based on 10 ratings
Horsepower170 to 250 hpGood with 5 stars based on 10 ratings
Fuel Tank Capacity15.9 galGood with 4 stars based on 9 ratings
Cargo Volume34.4cubic ft w/ seats in use, 74.7 w/oGood with 4.5 stars based on 9 ratings
Seating Capacity5. Seating is good, good view from rear seats.Good with 3 stars based on 9 ratings
Motor Trend Overall Rating3.5/5Good with 3 stars based on 5 ratings
Driver/Passenger InteriorDriver/Passenger InteriorGood with 3 stars based on 7 ratings