Conquer the Elements in a Subaru Forester

If you're looking for a compact SUV with all of the capabilities of a larger vehicle, the Subaru Forester is a proven powerhouse. We know that sometimes the Pittsburgh area gets some unexpected weather, and we want you to be prepared for it to keep you safe even in the toughest conditions. With all-wheel drive, the Forester is better suited than most SUVs on the road. With a high bottom clearance, this vehicle sits above the obstacles you may encounter on your adventures, and has the abilities to navigate through any climate.

The Forester isn't just built to withstand the weather though. With seating for five and 108 cubic feet of passenger volume, you can easily fit a combination of passengers and cargo with ease. It also gets great fuel economy; right near the top of its class with 32 mpg on the highway and 24 in the city. It boasts top of its class safety ratings, with available adaptive safety features such as Eyesight Driver Assist, which automatically monitors traffic, keeps you in your lane, and can even stop for you should you fail to do so on time. The Forester is setting the stage for what should be expected from a compact SUV. With Subaru's ranking among the top of the list for resale value, the Forester is a great long term investment that you will enjoy for many years to come. 

If you live in the Pittsburgh area and are looking for a compact SUV that can handle anything you throw at it at an unbelievable value, look no further than the Forester from Bowser Subaru. We invite you to come join us and find out more ways this compact SUV can work for you by setting up a test drive. Once you see for yourself the amazing capabilities it has to offer, you'll be driving home in a new 2019 Subaru Forester in no time.

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Directions Pleasant Hills, PA 15236

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The Subaru Forester is the Go-To Compact Crossover SUV for Pennsylvania!

Here at Bowser Subaru we want our customers to be as educated as possible when it comes to purchasing their next new vehicle. So if you're shopping for a new compact crossover SUV, look no further than the Subaru Forester. For years the Forester has been the go to compact SUV to fulfill any and all expectations. The 2019 Forester is large enough to fit five plus a good size cargo area, while still being small enough to maneuver through even the tightest spaces. It's powerful enough to handle anything you throw at it, yet efficient enough to maintain a great fuel economy, and that's just the start of it. We want to compare the base model 2019 Subaru Forester to other popular compact crossover SUVs base models, the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV4, to give you a better perspective of the capabilities of the Forester.

The Subaru Forester vs. Toyota RAV4

  • The RAV4 has appealed to many Pittsburgh drivers for its standard advanced safety features; Toyota Safety Sense. But that is all changing and the Forester now comes standard with the highly awarded Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology. Toyota Safety Sense doesn't feature the same features as EyeSight and some features aren't available on the RAV4.
  • The Subaru Forester also offers more passenger and cargo space than the RAV4 so you can go on bigger adventures. The Forester has 111.9 cubic feet of passenger space and 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space.
  • The Forester also comes standard with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto while the Toyota RAV4 isn't available with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto.

Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V

  • The Forester is ready for bigger adventures than the Honda CR-V with more ground clearance and standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive for unmatched traction and control.
  • When it comes to safety the Forester outshines the CR-V with standard EyeSight Driver Assist Technology. The Forester is the only compact SUV with distracted driving and drowsy driving recognition system.
  • The Subaru Forester also delivers more powerful performance than the Honda CR-V. The Forester has 182 horsepower and is equipped with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard. The Honda CR-V only has 170 horsepower and all-wheel-drive will cost you extra.

Subaru Forester vs. Jeep Cherokee

  • The Subaru Forester is better equipped and more affordable than the Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep Cherokee starts at $23,995, but if you want all-wheel-drive it will cost you an extra $2,000. The Forester comes standard with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and starts at $24,710.
  • Standard safety can be the deciding factor for many drivers choosing between two vehicles. Not only does the Subaru Forester have more standard safety features, but is also more available features than the Jeep Cherokee.
  • The Subaru Forester offers a number of features that the Jeep Cherokee isn't available with. Like Wi-Fi connectivity and distracted and drowsy driving recognition safety feature.

Subaru Forester vs. Nissan Rogue

  • Interior space matters and the Subaru Forester has a more spacious interior for Pittsburgh drivers than the Nissan Rogue. The Nissan Rogue only has 105.8 cubic feet of passenger space and the Forester has an impressive 111.9 cubic feet.
  • The Forester is a better-equipped SUV with more towing capability and better off-road performance with standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and higher ground clearance.
  • The Forester offers 8.7-inches of ground clearance while the Rogue offers only 7.8-inches of ground clearance.
  • Like many drivers you want to get behind the wheel of a reliable and long-lasting vehicle. Which is just one more way that the Forester outshines the Rogue with quality that is built to last.