Comparing the 2018 Subaru Forester with the 2018 Honda CR-V for Lehigh County Car Shoppers

The compact SUV class has several models that have remained popular for years with drivers having their preferences, but two of the most popular models for car shoppers near Bethlehem are the Subaru Forester and the Honda CR-V. They excel in the areas, cargo room, capability, and safety, that make the class a favorite, but when comparing the most recent models, the 2018 Subaru Forester holds many advantages over the 2018 Honda CR-V, and we've highlighted some below.

In what qualities does the 2018 Subaru Forester separate itself from the 2018 Honda CR-V?


The Subaru Forester not only has a lower starting price than the Honda CR-V, $22,795 vs. $24,250, but also comes standard with features, including all-wheel drive, that are pricey extras for the Honda CR-V, so Allentown car shoppers get more for less money with the Subaru Forester.


Both models technically each come with two engine options, but there is little difference in performance between those of the Honda CR-V while the engines of the Subaru Forester are much different, and more capable than the Honda CR-V. While the Honda CR-V maxes out at 190 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque, the Subaru Forester roars up to 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque, so drives around Bucks County are handled with confidence.


From safety to entertainment features, these cars have lots of ways to help drivers and passengers around Northampton County, but there are several in the Subaru Forester that the Honda CR-V does not offer. There are some that improve the protection of passengers, like Steering Responsive LED Headlights, and others that make settling in simpler, like a memory system for the multi-way adjustable driver's seat, so it's even more of an enjoyable drive.

The 2018 Subaru Forester has lots of great qualities and these are just some of them, so car shoppers who want to learn more should stop in at Faulkner Subaru- Bethlehem today!

Faulkner Subaru Bethlehem

330 Stoke Park Rd
Directions Bethlehem, PA 18017

  • Sales: 855-505-2072
  • Service: 610 849 1177
  • Parts: 610 865-3122

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  1. Faulkner Subaru Bethlehem

    330 Stoke Park Rd
    Bethlehem, PA 18017

    • Sales: 855-505-2072
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