It’s not easy for a compact SUV to stand out in what continues to be a white-hot class with buyers, but the 2021 Subaru Forester has the goods to make it worth a long look.
A 2019 redesign brought significant improvements, making the Forester one of our top contenders in the category and besting such stalwarts as the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 in a seven-SUV comparison test. The Forester has since been updated with more safety features that only serve to increase its appeal.
The Forester offers a compelling combination of room, comfort, utility and value, making it a good choice for a wide variety of buyers. It may not be the sportiest to drive or sexiest choice in the class, though that may or may not be important to you.
We recently tested a 2021 Subaru Forester Sport with an as-tested price of $32,090. Here are six things we like and four that we would like to see improved.
For Cars.com’s complete evaluation of the 2021 Subaru Forester, tap the link above to read Cars.com editor Mike Hanley’s complete review. For a quick look at what works and what doesn’t, read on.