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2023 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2023 Subaru Forester

2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs. 2021 Forester

2023 Subaru Crosstrek


2023 Subaru Forester
5 passengers

Seating Capacity

5 passengers
55.3 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

74.2 cubic feet
100.9 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

111.6 cubic feet

Subaru Symmetrical AWD

152 hp 2.0-liter DOHC engine

Standard Performance

182 hp 2.5-liter DOHC engine
28/33 mpg

Estimated City/Highway MPG (Base Models)

26/33 mpg
8.7 inches

Ground Clearance

8.7 inches

EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology


Are you looking to make an upgrade to your daily driver or do you want to add another reliable vehicle to your garage in Salt Lake City? Then you’ve come to the right place! We have something here for everyone but if you have your heart set on an SUV that can handle everything you could throw at it, then we suggest taking a look at our comparison outlining the differences between the Subaru Crosstrek vs. Forester. Then contact us to secure one of these amazing vehicles for yourself today!



Crosstrek vs Forester: Engine Specs

Starting off with, arguably, the most important part of any vehicle, the Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Forester both offer West Valley City drivers a SUBARU BOXER engine. And while the performance and engine specs are fairly similar between the two vehicles, the Forester is slightly more powerful. Take a look at the specs below:

2023 Subaru Crosstrek Engine Specs:

  • 152 hp 2.0L DOHC engine
  • 28 mpg city/33 mpg hwy

2023 Subaru Forester Engine Specs:

  • 182 hp 2.5L DOHC engine
  • 26 mpg city/33 mpg hwy

2023 Subaru Crosstrek or Forester: Interior Dimensions

Part of the fun in owning a vehicle that can do it all is being able to share it with friends and family. Luckily for you, both the Subaru Crosstrek and the Forester can fit all of your passengers and cargo for all of those West Jordan and Salt Lake City adventures. Below you’ll find the passenger and cargo capacities of each model:

  • 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Passenger Volume: 100.9 cubic feet
  • 2023 Subaru Forester Passenger Volume: 111.6 cubic feet
  • 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Cargo Volume: 55.3 cubic feet
  • 2023 Subaru Forester Cargo Volume: 74.2 cubic feet
  • 2023 Subaru Crosstrek Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers
  • 2023 Subaru Forester Passenger Capacity: 5 passengers

2023 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Forester: Which is Right for You?

Still not sure which one is right for you? The best way to explore the possibilities is to schedule a test drive so you can experience these SUVs for yourself. Give our Salt Lake City dealer a visit and browse our used vehicles inventory to see our wide selection of cars and SUVs to choose from. Then head on over to our finance center to make a Subaru yours today!


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