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2019 Subaru Crosstrek 2019 Subaru Forester Versus

2019 Subaru Crosstrek


2019 Subaru Forester

2.0-liter Boxer 4-Cyl


2.5-liter Boxer 4-Cyl
33 city / 27 hwy

Fuel Economy

33 city / 26 hwy
152 HP


182 HP

Differences Between 2019 Subaru Crosstrek & 2019 Subaru Forester

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Subaru has a solid reputation for producing vehicles that are fast and furious. All of their models are designed for adventure and have plenty of power under the hood. When you're considering your options when buying a new car, there are a few features to compare between the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek and the 2019 Subaru Forester.


The Crosstrek gets 23 mph in the city and 29 mph on the highway, which is competitive for an SUV. The vehicle has excellent steering, along with plenty of safety features that reduce the risk of a collision by compensating for mistakes that are made by the driver or other motorists on the road. The 2019 Subaru Forester is a crossover that is enthusiastic and is equipped with a lively engine that can tackle challenging inclines and different types of terrain. As the fifth-generation model, the SUV offers an impressive driving experience with throttle mapping, the Subaru Intelligent Drive (SI-Drive) throttle control, and plenty of ground clearance that won't leave you feeling limited with where you can drive.

Customer Ratings

Customers enjoy the ease of handling of the new Crosstrek, allowing the car to be fun and exciting to drive. The smooth ride is one of the car's main selling points, along with the vehicle's ability to drive like a sports car despite its size. Drivers also appreciate the trendy exterior styling, which is more modern but still has an athletic touch that allows it to look sleek and edgy. Consumers who drive the latest Subaru Forester appreciate the new styling additions that have been added to the exterior, which includes 18-inch wheels, orange accents on the roof rails, and a grille with gloss-black trim. The car is equipped with an engine that has more power than its predecessor with driver assist technology that now comes standard and makes for a great driving experience.


Copious amounts of passenger space are available in the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek, making it easy to use the SUV when traveling without feeling cramped inside of the vehicle. The cabin has plenty of outward visibility, which contributes to the roominess in the front and back row. The seats are supportive and offer a significant amount of hip room, along with plenty of headroom that is provided.

Plenty of advanced tech features offer convenience and comfort inside the Forester's cabin with tools that include a new facial-recognition camera, blind-spot monitoring, automatic climate control, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, SiriusXM satellite radio, and Pandora. The rear doors make it easy to get in and out of the vehicle, as well as transfer car seats in and out of the cabin with ease. Two extra feet of cargo space is provided in the back, which allows the driver to transport more items or larger equipment while on the go. Welcome lighting also creates an upscale touch to the setting and improves the ambiance of the cabin.

MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.