2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Toyota RAV-4 Model Comparison Information in Redwood City, CA

The Subaru Forester was already one of the best small SUVs on the market--and for 2019, Subaru redesigned the Forester completely, making it even better than before! When you're in the market for a small SUV, you might find yourself tempted by something like the 2019 Toyota RAV4. However, when you compare the two, you'll see how much more the 2019 Subaru Forester offers--and for a lower price! The 2019 Subaru Forester has a starting MSRP that's over $1,000 less than that of the Toyota RAV4. There's so much that makes the Subaru Forester special; keep reading to see how it compares to the Toyota RAV4, then head in to experience it for yourself.

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2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Toyota RAV4: Interior Dimensions

Though both of these vehicles are small SUVs, Toyota may have taken "small" too seriously. The interior of the RAV4 comes with 98.9 cubic feet of passenger volume, which is less than some compact sedans. The 2019 Subaru Forester, on the other hand, offers a roomy 111.9 cubic feet of passenger volume, giving everyone more room to spread out and greater headroom, legroom, and shoulder room in both rows.


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2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Toyota RAV4: Tech Features

Are you one of the millions of people who use an Android phone? If you're looking for connectivity here, you won't find it in the Toyota RAV4. While it has Apple CarPlay™, the Toyota RAV4 lacks Android™ Auto connectivity. Both are standard on the 2019 Subaru Forester. Subaru makes sure that it's easy to stay connected, no matter what kind of device you use.

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2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Toyota RAV4: Performance Specs

When it comes to performance, the Subaru Forester has several advantages. Unlike the inline engine in the Toyota RAV4, the Forester has a SUBARU BOXER® engine. This engine is horizontally opposed, which means that the Subaru Forester has exceptional balance and a low center of gravity. In addition, every Subaru Forester is equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, with available features like X-MODE® (which adjusts the AWD to improve traction on slippery surfaces). The Toyota RAV4 has AWD as an available upgrade, but you'll have to pay even more--it comes standard with front-wheel drive.


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2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Toyota RAV4: Safety

The Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive does more than just make the Subaru Forester an excellent off-road performer; it also makes it safer. Whether you're driving on dirt roads or navigating slick streets, the extra traction you'll get from AWD makes it easier to stay in control of your vehicle. This is a feature that will make the Toyota RAV4 even more expensive than it already is.


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2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Toyota RAV4: Driver Assist Technology

Credit where credit is due: both the 2019 Subaru Forester and the 2019 Toyota RAV4 come standard with impressive driver assist technology. However, Subaru takes things one step further. The 2019 Subaru Forester has an available feature: Subaru DriverFocus™ Distraction Mitigation System. This system keeps tabs on your driving and, if it notices that you seem drowsy or distracted, it will let you know so that you can take the necessary steps to remedy it.

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Subaru is a well loved brand, and for good reason: 97% of Subaru models purchased in the last 10 years are still on the road, so driving a Subaru means you'll have years of enjoyment. When you're looking to invest in a new car, choose the one that'll be with you for years and miles to come.

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