The Subaru Forester vs. The Subaru Outback | Staten Island


Compare The 2021 Subaru Forester vs. The 2021 Subaru Outback

The 2021 Subaru Forester and the 2021 Outback are two of the excellent vehicles that have recently come into our showroom at Island Subaru. The 2021 Forester is a good choice if you want a compact SUV with user-friendly technology and solid fuel economy to drive around the Staten Island area. The 2021 Outback is more suitable for you if you want a spacious wagon that includes a very comfortable cabin. Regardless of which one you choose, we are sure you will enjoy driving around New York City in either vehicle.


The 2021 Forester runs on a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that provides you with a respectable 182 horsepower in addition to 176 pound-feet of torque. The 2021 Subaru Outback runs on the same engine on its base trim, and both vehicles operate using a continuously variable transmission system and a standard all-wheel-drive system. Each vehicle has an overdrive gear, as well. The differences between the 2021 Outback and 2021 Forester in terms of performance begin with the towing capacity.

The 2021 Forester can tow up to 1,500 pounds, while the 2021 Subaru Outback can tow up to a maximum of 2,700 pounds. The 2021 Outback also provides better off-road performance in Avenel, but both vehicles provide solid overall performance in Jersey City.


Both the 2021 Subaru Outback and 2021 Forester provides you and your passengers with a significant amount of passenger and cargo space. The 2021 Forester gives you 40.2 inches of front headroom and 43.3 inches of front legroom on the Touring trim. Your passengers also get plenty of head and legroom, as well. The 2021 Forester provides you with a great deal of cargo space so you can store everything you need for your next trip. You can seat up to five people comfortably in the 2021 Forester.

The 2021 Outback offers you and your passengers more than enough space, as well. Like the 2021 Forester, the 2021 Outback includes significant cargo space, so you have room for all your stuff for your next off-road adventure. You can choose to get cloth seats as an available feature on the base trim of both the 2021 Subaru Outback and 2021 Subaru Forester.


You get a sporty exterior when you choose either the 2021 Outback or the 2021 Forester. Rear defrost and power windows are two features that come standard on both vehicles. With the 2021 Outback, you also get a rear spoiler as a standard feature on the base trim. Other features such as all-season tires and a spare tire come standard on both vehicles' base trims, as well. While the 2021 Subaru Outback comes with standard aluminum wheels, these are only available on the 2021 Subaru Forester.


The 2021 Outback and the 2021 Forester both start off their safety features by including standard safety features such as airbags, four-wheel ABS systems, and brake assist. The 2021 Outback and 2021 Forester also come equipped with electronic stability control, daytime running lights and traction control as standard features. The 2021 Subaru Outback offers a number of available advanced safety features, including LED fog lights, a front view camera, and driver distraction monitoring.

The 2021 Forester lets you add quite a few available safety features such as driver drowsiness monitoring. The 2021 Forester comes with lane keep assist and lane departure warning as standard features. Both the 2021 Subaru Forester and Outback offer blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alert, and lane change assist as available features.


The 2021 Subaru Outback and 2021 Forester both include an AM/FM stereo, HD radio, and smart device integration as standard features. The 2021 Forester comes with a standard CD player, but the 2021 Outback offers the CD player as an available feature. You can choose to get a premium sound system as an available feature on both vehicles, too.

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Find out more about these Subaru vehicles at our website, then stop by in-person to see these vehicles for yourself. We will happily help you test drive both vehicles so you can find out which one is more suitable for your daily needs in Woodbridge.

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