2022 Subaru Crosstrek

vs. 

2022 Subaru Forester

$22,445 MSRP*

Price

$25,195 MSRP*

55.3 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

74.2 cubic feet

27/34 mpg

Estimated City/Hwy MPG (Base Models)

26/33 mpg

100.9 cubic feet

Max Passenger Volume

111.6 cubic feet

Available

EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology

Standard





If you're shopping for a new crossover near Wesley Chapel, and you want something that's maneuverable but still rugged, take a moment to compare two Subaru SUVs: the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Forester. Whether you choose the new Subaru Crosstrek or new Forester, you'll enjoy the high fuel economy numbers and sharp handling of a sedan with the roomy cabins and high performance of SUVs. But what are the fundamental differences between the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek and 2022 Subaru Forester? Find out with Subaru South Tampa, and then apply for financing and contact us to test drive them both. 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester: Price 

The difference between the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Forester prices comes down to roughly $2,500. While the Forester is a modest step-up in price from the Crosstrek, when you compare these Subaru SUVs on performance and space, the Forester tends to justify that bump by offering slightly more. Take a look at their starting prices below: 

  • 2022 Subaru Crosstrek Price: $22,445 MSRP*
  • 2022 Subaru Forester Price: $25,195 MSRP* 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester: Engine Specs 

Regardless of whether you choose the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek or Forester, you'll enjoy a SUBARU BOXER engine with strong performance and high fuel economy numbers. As we mentioned earlier, however, the more expensive Forester offers you a more powerful engine. Compare key engine specs below: 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek Specs

  • 2022 Subaru Crosstrek Engine: 152 hp 2.0L DOHC engine
  • 2022 Subaru Crosstrek Estimated City/Highway MPG: 28 mpg city/33 mpg hwy

2022 Subaru Forester Specs

  • 2022 Subaru Forester Engine: 182 hp 2.5L DOHC engine
  • 2022 Subaru Forester Estimated City/Highway MPG: 26 mpg city/33 mpg hwy

2022 Subaru Crosstrek vs. Subaru Forester: Interior Dimensions 

Because the Subaru Forester costs slightly more than the Subaru Crosstrek, it's just a bit roomier. That's not to say the Subaru Crosstrek offers anything less than ample cabin and cargo space. Let's take a look at the differences between 2022 Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Forester in terms of interior space below: 

2022 Subaru Crosstrek Interior

  • 2022 Subaru Crosstrek Passenger Volume: 100.9 cubic feet
  • 2022 Subaru Crosstrek Seating Capacity: 5 people
  • 2022 Subaru Crosstrek Cargo Volume: 55.3 cubic feet

2022 Subaru Forester Interior

  • 2022 Subaru Forester Passenger Volume: 111.6 cubic feet
  • 2022 Subaru Forester Seating Capacity: 5 people
  • 2022 Subaru Forester Cargo Volume: 74.2 cubic feet

Test Drive the New Subaru Crosstrek and Forester in Tampa

Now that you've read about the differences between the 2022 Subaru Crosstrek and Subaru Forester, if you're still unsure of whether to choose the Subaru Crosstrek or Forester, give Subaru South Tampa a call. You can reach our sales associates at 866-941-2206to arrange a test drive. They walk you through all of the configurations and key features of each model and help you get a much deeper sense of which model is right for you. In the meantime, take a moment to explore our Subaru research guides for other helpful reads, including our look at the 2022 Subaru Forester towing capacity

*Manufacturer's suggested retail price does not include destination and delivery charges, tax, title and registration fees. Destination and delivery includes handling and inland freight fees and may vary in some states. Prices, specifications, options, features and models subject to change without notice. 

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