Test Drive a Forester

How the 2015 Subaru Forester Stacks Up Against the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue

Here at Irvine Subaru, it is our mission to match you with a new Subaru model that fits all of your driving needs. It is a part of our customer satisfaction guarantee to ensure that you drive off our Lake Forest, CA dealership feeling completely happy with your purchase thanks to all of the information we've provided you.

The Subaru Forester vs. the Honda CR-V in Irvine, Orange County, CA

  • The Forester standardly features all-wheel drive on the base 2.5i model, which is only available as an option on higher trims of the CR-V.
  • The base MSRP of the Forester is more affordable at $22,195, compared to the starting price tag of $23,120 on the CR-V.


The Subaru Forester vs. the Toyota RAV4 in Irvine, Orange County, CA

  • The base Forester 2.5i features all-wheel drive, which is only found on higher trims of the RAV4.
  • The Forester is more comfortable for passengers as it features 39.8 inches of rear headroom and 56.5 inches of rear shoulder room, compared to the RAV 4's 38.9 and 55.4 inches.

The Subaru Forester vs. the Nissan Rogue in Irvine, Orange County, CA

  • All-wheel drive is a standard feature on the base Forester 2.5i trim, yet is only available on more premium trims of the Rogue.
  • The top tier trim of the Forester (2.0XT Touring) is equipped with a 2.0-liter H4 engine that churns out 250 horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque, while the Rogue's top trim 2.5-liter I4 engine produces 170 horsepower and 175 lb.-ft. of torque.


The Award Winning Subaru Forester in Orange County

If you seek an SUV model that boasts capability as well as a long list of awards, you'd be hard pressed for find a more versatile vehicle than the 2015 Forester. This model has been lauded as Motor Trend's Sport/Utility of the Year and is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+.


See how the 2015 Forester compares to some of its competitors below, then make the short drive from the Orange County, CA area to our dealership. We are conveniently located at 23663 Rockfield Blvd and would be happy to arrange for a test drive and discuss available financing options with you.


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