Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester | Comparing Honda and Subaru

Before we jump in and compare all the features of the all-new Honda CR-V and the Subaru Forester, let's start by listing what’s new in the 2020 Honda CR-V:


  • Turbocharged 1.5-liter engine now standard
  • Advanced driver safety features standard on every trim level
  • Revised exterior styling
  • Part of the fifth CR-V generation introduced for 2017


According to, the Pros of the 2020 Honda CR-V include:


  • Quick acceleration plus thrifty fuel economy
  • Roomy interior with cavernous cargo capacity
  • Rides comfortably yet handles corners athletically
  • Plentiful and thoughtful storage areas

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What Honda CR-V models are available in Sioux Falls? As your local Sioux Falls Honda dealership, Vern Eide Honda offers the best selection of CR-Vs from Rapid City to Sioux Falls.


The 2020 CR-V is offered in four trim levels: the LX, EX, EX-L and Touring. All come with the turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine (190 horsepower, 179 lb-ft of torque) and a continuously variable automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is optional. Check out how the 2020 Honda CR-V LX stacks up against the 2020 Subaru Forester 2.5

Honda CR-V vs Subaru Forester

Honda CR-V Equals Safety | Honda CR-V Safety Features in Sioux Falls

The 2020 Honda CR-V offers some amazing features that allows Sioux Falls drivers the ultimate safety! 

  • Collision Mitigation Braking System
  • Detects and warns of potential frontal impacts and automatically engages the brakes to mitigate or prevent a collision.
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Monitors the vehicle's position in its lane with a camera and automatically corrects your course to prevent inadvertent lane departure.
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Monitors your blind spots for cars lurking back there. Flashes lights and emits an audible warning if necessary.


The Subaru Forester and Honda CR-V do both hold excellent resale, safety and reliability ratings. Both vehicles can be equipped with advanced driver assists and both offer roomy interiors with big back seats. Both SUVs come with a CVT automatic transmission that helps them return similar fuel economy numbers. 


You can view the full inventory lineup of Honda CR-Vs in Sioux Falls or stop by Vern Eide Honda at 5200 S Louise Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD. We’re available to answer any of our questions on how the Honda CR-V stacks up against the Subaru Forester or any other SUV!


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