2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Outback Model Comparison in Olympia, WA

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback Comparison Information in Olympia, WA

Subaru Model Differences, Explained: 2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback

Subaru is proud to have one of the highest customer loyalty factors of any brand - and our legendarily-tough SUVs are perhaps the biggest reason why so many buyers return to Subaru for their next vehicle, time after time. But which one fits your life best? This page will help explain the differences between these two awesome SUVs, so you can make an informed decision about your next purchase. Still unsure after reading all this? Then it's time to visit our showroom to take each one for a test drive. It's the only way to truly be sure which one is right for you!

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback Exterior

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback: Size and Design

While the 2018 Subaru Outback is certainly larger on the outside than the 2018 Subaru Forester, when it comes to passenger comfort, both vehicles provide about the same amount of space. You'll find identical legroom in both rows of seats on both the Outback and Forester, as well as similar headroom and shoulder room. When it comes to cargo space, the tall and angular stance of the Subaru Forester provides an advantage: You'll fit a little more cargo behind the rear seats of the 2018 Subaru Forester, up to a maximum of 74.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback: Comfort and Features

When it comes to standard features, the 2018 Subaru Outback enjoys a few that will cost you extra on the 2018 Subaru Forester. For instance, steel wheels with bolt-on covers come standard on the Forester, but every 2018 Subaru Outback gets aluminum alloy wheels. And while a roof rack is an additional accessory on the 2018 Subaru Forester, every Outback gets one standard.

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2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback Interior

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback: Performance

Both these vehicles are standard with 8.7" of ground clearance and Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, so they're already capable and safe on dirt roads and in inclement weather. For even more off-road ability, you'll have to pay extra to add the X-MODE® and Hill Descent Control systems to the 2018 Subaru Forester. These sophisticated chassis technologies help when doing more extreme off-road driving, and they're also standard on every 2018 Subaru Outback.

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback: Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recognized both these remarkable SUVs for their remarkable safety! They both won 2018 Top Safety Pick awards from the IIHS, thanks to their durable frames which performed well in crash tests and available Subaru EyeSight® driver assistance technologies.

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback Features

2018 Subaru Forester VS 2018 Subaru Outback: Value

The 2018 Subaru Outback starts at $3,000 more MSRP than the 2018 Subaru Forester. That's why the Outback gives you so many standard features listed above. Either way, when you choose a Subaru, the value experts at ALG say that a Subaru will retain its residual value longer than any other vehicle in its class. That means you truly can't go wrong when you choose a Subaru!

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Legendary Subaru durability means 97% of all Subaru vehicles sold in the past 10 years are still on the road and delighting their drivers to this very day. So, when you're looking for a reliable, capable new car with all the modern features you expect and the gumption to last for hundreds of thousands of miles to come, choose Hanson Subaru! We're family owned and operated to serve you better. Visit us today at 2300 Carriage Loop SW, Olympia, WA 98502, where we serve customers from as far as Hawks Prairie and Tenino!

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