A dark-colored 2021 Subaru Forester travels on a paved road through grassy hills
Crossover & Midsize

The 2021 Subaru Forester vs. 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

You’re in the market for a brand-new compact SUV. You’re tired of looking at all the Honda CR-Vs and Toyota RAV4s on the road and want something different. And though the luxury models appeal to you, they’re out of your price range. What to do? For something that fits your style but doesn’t break your …

A 2018 Subaru Forester is on display during the Auto China 2018 at China International Exhibition Center on April 26, 2018, in Beijing, China.
Crossover & Midsize

Move Over, Ford F-350 — This Subaru Is a Storm-Chasing Champ

There’s something alluring about storm chasing, but not everyone’s vehicle is equipped to tackle it. Team Dominator recognized this and began creating custom parts to keep storm chasers safe during their ventures. The group transforms trucks and SUVs into vehicles that look more like military tanks. These storm-chasing trucks have garnered plenty of attention over …

Mazda gives the 2021 CX-5 a noticeable refresh.

Most Reliable 2021 Compact SUVs According to Consumer Reports

Deciding which crossover is the best for you is challenging because they have many similarities. But when it comes to reliability, only a few compact SUVs stand out in this area. We’ve gathered a few of the most reliable 2021 compact SUVs to help you narrow down your options. The small crossovers on this list received excellent ratings from Consumer …

2021 Subaru Forester
Crossover & Midsize

Subaru Models Dominated This 2020 Best Resale Value SUVs List

Subaru has a reputation for durability, safety, and Japanese reliability. Brand loyalists turn to Subarus for generations buying one Subaru after another and often even passing them down to their kids––we’ve all seen those tear-jerking commercials. For 2020, the brand maintains its reputation by dominating Kelly Blue Book’s (KBB) list of 2020 best resale value …

Subaru Forester is displayed during the second press day at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show on March 6, 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Crossover & Midsize

Few Cars Have Evolved as Much as the Subaru Forester

It’s in our nature to want to make things bigger and better. Well, not always bigger. Sometimes smaller is better, as is the case with the Subaru Forester. Over the years, it has seen several evolutions as the carmaker continues to redefine what makes a great vehicle. Consumer Reports is thrilled with the changes made …

A 2017 Forester on the track

The 2017 Subaru Forester Is a Modern SUV With Vintage Vibes

Back when it was new, the 2017 Subaru Forester impressed critics with its many practical features. The 2017 Forester is a capable performer and has modern in-car tech. And what you might especially like about this version is that it still shares the classic design of the first-generation Forester.  Driving the 2017 Subaru Forester  Generally speaking, the Forester is …

2021 Toyota RAV4 off-roading
Crossover & Midsize

Once Upon a Toyota Crossover

The crossover segment sees incredible sales each year. This popular midway between a car and an SUV comes in a range of sizes. From the luxurious Bentley Bentayga to a budget crossover like the Mitsubishi Outlander, there is a crossover SUV––or CUV ––for nearly every buyer out there. However, this common car-meets-utility-vehicle design wasn’t always …

A white 2016 Toyota RAV4 off-road.

Best Used Compact SUVs For Around $17,000

There are many exciting, new compact SUVs that are worth a look. But at the same time, you may not want to spend over $20,000 on a new one, and that’s understandable. To help you score a good deal, we’ve gathered a few of the best small SUVs you can buy used for around $17,000. 2017 Toyota RAV4 Critics …

2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. Subaru Forester: Which Is the Better Buy?

If you’re looking for a lightly used compact SUV, you’ll probably want to shop 2018 models. Two of the highest-rated small SUVs of 2018 are the Subaru Forester and the Mazda CX-5. Both models have charisma, but is the Forester or the CX-5 better for you? Driving the 2018 Mazda CX-5 The 2018 CX-5 has made a lot of people …

2020 Kia Sportage is on display at the 111th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The Best Small SUVs for Teenage Drivers You Can’t Ignore

These days SUVs are much more than cargo haulers, they’re family haulers. Today’s SUVs are smaller and more efficient than ever before, but also safer and more technologically advanced. And if you’re looking for an SUV for your teen driver, safety may be the largest deciding factor in your purchase.  Lucky for today’s parents, the …

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Is the Subaru Ascent Bigger Than the Forester?

Subaru has been working diligently to offer more dynamic vehicle options, and its Subaru Ascent is an excellent example of that. The Ascent is relatively new, so some drivers may not know where it falls in Subaru’s current lineup. There’s one question we often encounter: is the Subaru Ascent bigger than the Forester? Comparing the 2020 Subaru Ascent and …

A 2020 Subaru Outback parked off-roading in a forest.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Most Complained About Subaru SUVs

Subaru SUVs are a primary choice on the market for families. The brand is known for safety, performance, and longevity. There are definitely a lot of great Subaru SUVs that have done well for the drivers and families. However, no brand is perfect. Despite the well-known Subaru brand loyalty, there are in fact complaints about …

A sign displaying the Subaru logo on display
Crossover & Midsize

What’s Subaru’s Best-Selling Model?

If adventure and practicality are what you want in a vehicle, Subaru likely has an answer for you. Subarus shine on- and off-road. But what’s Subaru’s best-selling model? Subaru’s best-seller This probably won’t surprise many people, but Subaru’s best-selling model in 2020 is the Forester. The Forester is one of the most compelling compact SUVs because of its …

Mazda gives the 2021 CX-5 a noticeable refresh.

There’s 1 Type of Driver Who Should Pick the Mazda CX-5 Over the Subaru Forester

The 2020 Subaru Forester is a fan-favorite because it’s versatile and capable. However, the Forester might leave certain drivers wanting more. If you fall under this category, you’ll want to consider the 2020 Mazda CX-5 instead.  The 1 type of driver that should get the Mazda CX-5 over the Subaru Forester  The Forester is an enjoyable ride, but it’s …

2021 Subaru Levorg press photo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Is Subaru a Japanese Car Company?

Subaru is a popular brand in the US. We load our family, friends, and gear into Foresters, Outbacks, and Crosstreks. Or they go for joy rides in a BRZ or a WRX, commute to work in a Legacy. Subaru products inspire serious brand loyalty from Americans across the country. They are well-loved cars. In fact, …

Subaru Forester parked in a field
Crossover & Midsize

The Subaru Forester Just Got Safer

What is one thing that everyone knows about Subaru? It’s that they are safe. But how many safety features come standard? Do you have to pay more to make your Subaru even safer? For the 2021 Subaru Forester, the answer is yes.  The 2021 Subaru Forester just got safer  The 2021 Subaru Forester is receiving …

2020 Toyota RAV4 Off Road in the desert on a trail with the bike on the roof rack

You Can’t Go Wrong With the 2020 Subaru Forester Or the 2020 Toyota RAV4

The 2020 compact crossover class is full of fierce competitors. Although, with each new year, the Toyota RAV4 and the Subaru Forester are among the best-selling models. Between the two, we’d say that the 2020 Forester presents a better value over the 2020 RAV4, but you really can’t go wrong with either model. What the 2020 Subaru Forester does well …

a designated Subaru Forester re-foresting vehicle with special forestry badging in the woods
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Subaru Forester Project Plants Trees in the Wake of Tragedy

The Subaru ‘Love Promise’ is a common theme in Subaru marketing. We’ve seen dogs, babies, and dads tug auto our heartstrings while Subaru reminds that love is ‘what makes a Subaru a Subaru.’ This new project is especially stirring. Following the devastation of the recent wildfires in California, Subaru enacted the Subaru Forester re-foresting project. …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport on the track.

3 Reasons To Pick the Subaru Forester Over the Jeep Cherokee

The 2020 Jeep Cherokee gets credit for being the most capable vehicle in the compact SUV class. But drivers shouldn’t overlook the 2020 Subaru Forester as an adventure-ready SUV. Getting a Jeep or a Subaru automatically admits you into a unique community, but there are few reasons why you should consider the Forester over the Cherokee.  The Subaru Forester …

2020 Subaru Forester Limited driving down a gravel road in the woods

How Does the Jeep Cherokee Compare to the Subaru Forester?

Those interested in a comfortable everyday SUV capable of rugged adventures might find themselves stuck between the 2020 Jeep Cherokee and the 2020 Subaru Forester. Both the Cherokee and the Forester are enjoyable SUVs with their own unique style. But how would you choose between the two? Driving the Jeep Cherokee vs. the Subaru Forester  Neither the Cherokee …

a white subaru forester crossover SUV at speed on a scenic road
Trucks & SUVs

The Least Complained About SUVs Are Pretty Obvious

There are three SUVs that are the least complained about, according to the iSeeCars list. These vehicles are all from brands that are generally expected to be safe and reliable. Subaru, Lexus, and Toyota are all carmakers that tend to nurture a certain level of trust in the minds of consumers. We see very few …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport parked in front of mountains

Best Subaru Forester Model Years to Buy Used

Subaru is consistently ranked as one of the most-loved car brands because of its versatile vehicle options and because it gives owners a unique sense of community. One of the most popular vehicles in the Subaru lineup is the Forester, one of the best SUVs you can buy in 2020 according to respected critics like Consumer Reports and …

2019 Subaru Forester Sport on the track.
Crossover & Midsize

The Most Frustrating Subaru Forester Problems

Everyone just loves their Subaru Forester, right? You never hear anyone complaining about them. They are the family SUVs that last forever. Or so we thought. We actually found quite a few Subaru Forester complaints that sound pretty frustrating.  The most frustrating Subaru Forester Complaints To gather up a list of the most common Subaru …

2020 Subaru Forester Sport is on display at the 112th Annual Chicago Auto Show
Crossover & Midsize

The 2020 Subaru Forester Has Something for Everybody

Subaru is most often associated with wagons and rally cars favored by adventure lovers, but the brand actually makes one of the most versatile and capable compact crossover SUVs on the market: the Forester. In fact, Consumer Reports recently compiled a list of the “10 Best SUVs You Can Buy Right Now,” and the 2020 …