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2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Subaru Forester

The Honda CR-V is among the most well-regarded crossover SUVs in a segment filled with well-regarded crossover SUVs. A comparison between the 2019 Honda CR-V vs. 2019 Subaru Forester shows that the Honda crossover SUV is still a strong contender, but the rest of the class is quickly catching up to it. The automaker offers the 2019 CR-V in four trim grades, LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. Each of these trims offers a distinct advantage over the corresponding versions of the 2019 Subaru Forester, including overall engine output and passenger space. While the two crossover SUVs have a lot of similarities, there are more than enough advantages available with the 2019 Honda CR-V that potential buyers will want to visit Meridian Honda right away. Future customers can schedule a test drive today by calling, 601-693-4651.

Meridian Honda customers who use their smartphones for more than just communication will want to make sure they take a closer look at the EX, EX-L and Touring versions of the 2019 Honda CR-V. All three trim grades have a version of the automaker’s infotainment system that is compatible with the Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ suites of applications. Drivers and passengers will be able to use most of their favorite apps while they’re on the road. Additionally, these same trim grades are also equipped with the Honda Sensing® suite of driver assistance systems that will help prevent drivers from getting into potentially dangerous situations. The 2019 Subaru Forester offers similar capabilities, but not all of its trims offer the same level of safety technology. Both vehicles are evenly matched in terms of maximum available cargo volume.


2019 CR-V LX, 2WD


2019 Subaru Forester

2.4-L, 4-Cyl. Engine 2.5-L, 4-Cyl.
184/180 Horsepower/Torque 182/176
CVT Transmission CVT
1,500 lbs. Towing 1,500 lbs.


Performance Specs

People who are considering taking the 2019 Honda CR-V home from the Meridian Honda showroom will have a couple of engine options available. The base LX model of the 2019 CR-V uses a naturally aspirated 2.4-liter, inline four-cylinder engine. It will make 184 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. Buyers looking for a little more power can pick the EX, EX-L and Touring trims. These models employ a turbocharged 1.5-liter, inline four-cylinder engine with a peak output of 190 horsepower and 179 pound-feet of torque. Both Honda engines are attached to a continuously variable transmission. Subaru Forester owners only have one power plant option available. Under the hood of the 2019 Forester is a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that will make 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque.



An interior photo showing the dashboard of the 2019 Honda CR-V.
A photo showing the front seats of the 2019 CR-V.
A photo showing the rear seats of the 2019 CR-V.
A photo showing the rear cargo area in the 2019 CR-V.