Forester vs. Outback


Comparing Subaru's Finest!

When looking for your next Subaru SUV, it is always beneficial to look at and compare the individual specs of each model. At Riverside Subaru of New Bern, NC we will compare two of our top rated SUV models; the 2017 Subaru Forester and 2017 Subaru Outback. Although both have endless beneficial features, there are a few variable specs that may persuade you to choose one over the other. View below our comparison between these two great Subaru SUV models.
 Model 2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i
 Price $22,595 MSRP $25,645 MSRP
 Drivetrain AWD AWD
 Fuel Economy 22/28 HWY 25/32 HWY
 Transmission Automatic/ Manual Optional Automatic
 Towing Capability 1500 lb. 2700 lb.
 Storage Capacity  74.7 cu. ft. 73.3 cu. ft.
 Warranty 36 month/ 36,000 mile 36 month/ 36,000 mile

Breaking Down the Differences

Subaru Outback

As seen above, the 2017 Subaru Outback offers a few advantages over the Forester. With higher fuel efficiency and 2700 lb. towing capability, the Outback is perfect for the frequent traveler. No matter where your travels take you, or the cargo you have on board, this Subaru will get you there comfortably. Check out the current lineup of Subaru Outback models available at Riverside Subaru of New Bern, or contact us with questions today! 

Subaru Forester 

The Outback is not the only Subaru with its advantages. The 2017 Subaru Forester is built for families on the move, offering 74.7 cu. ft. of storing capability with the backseats down. Not only that, but the Subaru Forester is even offered for $3,000 less than the Outback's MSRP price. Contact the specialists of Riverside Subaru today with questions, or view our current inventory of Subaru Foresters