Compare the 2022 Subaru Forester with the Competition at Milford Subaru

See How the 2023 Subaru Forester Stacks Up Against the Toyota RAV4 at Milford Subaru

Find the compact SUV that matches your driving lifestyle! Milford Subaru is home to the 2023 Subaru Forester. Still, some Nashua shoppers may want to do their due diligence and discover how Subaru's compact crossover stacks up against a top competitor like the Toyota RAV4. See what makes the new Subaru Forester the superior SUV to drive around New Hampshire.



Milford, NH customers save more money when buying a new Subaru Forester, which has a base model MSRP of $26,395. The Toyota RAV4 checks in with a $27,975 MSRP. The Subaru Forester offers more standard features, particularly when it comes to performance. The Forester's off-road model, the Wilderness Edition, has a $34,020 price tag, compared to the RAV4's TRD Off-Road Edition at $37,595.



Both SUVs are powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. The RAV4 has an inline-4 outputting 203 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, while the Forester has a flat-4 BOXER® engine delivering 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque.

The Toyota RAV4 has hybrid and plug-in hybrid (Prime) options offering 42 miles of all-electric range and up to 38 mpg. Base models for Toyota's crossover earn 27/35 (city/highway) mpg. The Subaru Forester earns 26 mpg on Milford city streets and 33 mpg on New Hampshire highways between Nashua and Manchester.

Wilton drivers will want the Subaru Forester for its superior traction, as the Forester includes standard Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, Subaru Intelligent Drive Management System, and Enhanced Dual-Function Subaru X-Mode®. The RAV4 has Multi-Terrain Select with drive modes but does not offer an AWD system standard.

Interior & Exterior Design

At only 8.4 inches of ground clearance, the Toyota RAV4 cannot match the Subaru Forester and its 8.7 inches. The Subaru Forester offers 9.2 inches of ground clearance in the Wilderness Edition.

Inside, Milford families will find a more spacious Subaru Forester cabin, with 76.1 cubic feet of max cargo volume compared to the Toyota RAV4's 69.8 cubic feet.

Safety & Technology


Regarding safety, the Subaru Forester is an award winner. The Forester is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and boasts the IIHS Superior Front Crash Prevention award. Subaru EyeSight® and Toyota Safety Sense™ are suites that counter each other with several standard driver assists. Still, the Forester has a safety edge thanks to the Subaru DriverFocus® Distraction Mitigation System, Subaru STARLINK® Safety, and Security connected services.

Finance Your 2023 Subaru Forester with Milford Subaru

Ready to take the next step and find a new Subaru Forester today? We're happy to help at our Milford Subaru finance center, where we can help explore Forester purchase or lease deals and lock in the payment plan that works best for your monthly budget! Our professional guidance will put you in the driver's seat of the 2023 Subaru Forester, even if your credit score is less than ideal! We work with a network of lending institutions to ensure you get the best deal on your new vehicle!

Test Drive the First Choice, a New Subaru Forester, Around Milford, NH

Not only is the Subaru Forester the more affordable SUV, it also carries a superior safety presence, has more space, and has better performance features. Test drive a new Subaru Forester SUV from our Milford, NH lot today.

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  1. Milford Subaru

    544 Nashua St. Rt101a
    Milford, NH 03055

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