The Incredibly Well-Rounded New Subaru Forester Leaves the Rival Toyota RAV4 Behind in the Dust

The Subaru Forester VS The Toyota RAV4:

The Toyota RAV4 is often another SUV that Ventura drivers have in mind when exploring the Subaru Forester. Both the Forester and RAV4 are all-new and have a lot to offer. But the Subaru Forester outshines the RAV4 in a number of ways that range from interior space to off-road performance.

Safety Features:

No long is the Toyota RAV4 the only SUV in the compact crossover class to come standard with advanced safety. Every Subaru Forester comes standard with EyeSight Driver Assist Technology.

  • EyeSight Driver Assist Technology: Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure and Sway Warning, Pre-Collision Braking, and Pre-Collision Throttle Management
  • Toyota Safety Sense: Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Lane Tracing Assist, Automatic High Beams, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and Road Sign Assist

    Not only is Subaru EyeSight Driver Assist Technology regarded as the best driver-assist package on the road, but the Forester also offers several other safety features that the RAV4 isn't available with. Like Subaru DriverFocus Distraction Mitigation System, LED Steering Responsive Headlights or Automatic Collision Notification and Stolen Vehicle Recovery, which are part of Subaru STARLINK Safety & Security.

  • Performance

    One feature of the Subaru Forester that has put the Forester in a league of its own is standard Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. The RAV4 is available with a less capable all-wheel-drive system for an extra $1,400. Subaru's legendary Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system provides unmatched traction and control in all conditions and on all types of terrain. Especially with the available X-Mode with Hill Descent Control for enhanced performance on extra slippery surfaces. The RAV4 doesn't offer a similar off-road performance feature.

    Interior Dimensions:

    Another reason that Newbury Park drivers will love the Subaru Forester is for its spacious and flexible interior space.

      Subaru Forester:
    • Headroom Front/Rear: 40.2/37.7 inches
    • Legroom Front/Rear: 43.3/39.4 inches
    • Total Passenger Space: 111.9 cubic feet
    • Seating Capacity: 5
    • Cargo Space: 35.4 cubic feet
    • Maximum Cargo Space: 76.1 cubic feet
      Toyota RAV4:
    • Headroom Front/Rear: 39.5/39.5 inches
    • Legroom Front/Rear: 41.0/37.8 inches
    • Total Passenger Space: 98.9 cubic feet
    • Seating Capacity: 5
    • Cargo Space: 37.6 cubic feet
    • Maximum Cargo Space: 69.8 cubic feet


  • With the available and all-new DriverFocus system, the new Subaru Forester can even help prevent distracted and drowsy driving behind the wheel. The Forester is in fact the only compact SUV to offer this kind of cutting-edge safety technology system, as there is nothing like this available for the RAV4.
  • So come take a test-drive with the new Forster here in Ventura today!

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