Subaru Models Compared: 2019 Forester or 2019 Outback? | Byers Airport Subaru in Columbus

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Subaru Outback Comparison in Columbus, OH

Most automakers would be lucky to have one two-row, all-wheel-drive crossover with advanced safety technology and award-winning durability - but Subaru has got two. The 2019 Subaru Forester is all new for the new model year! Plus, the 2019 Subaru Outback comes with some major upgrades of its own. And you may ask yourself, "Which two-row SUV from Subaru should I have?" We'll help you decide on this page. We'll illustrate the differences between these two popular models, so you can pick the one that's a better fit for you and your loved ones.

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Subaru Outback Exterior Comparison

Interior Comfort - 2019 Subaru Forester or Subaru Outback?

The all-new 2019 Subaru Forester is bigger than ever, and it's now noticeably bigger than even the 2019 Subaru Outback. It's got an extra inch of legroom in the rear seat, a slightly roomier front row, and opens up to superior cargo space. With the rear row folded, the Subaru Outback provides up to 73.3 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume; the all-new Subaru Forester provides up to 76.1 cubic feet. When you want the most room for passengers and all their stuff, the 2019 Subaru Forester is tough to beat.

Like an interior with a classic luxury feel? The 2019 Subaru Outback is available with java brown leather interior and woodgrain-patterned trim pieces. Or, for a sportier touch, the 2019 Subaru Forester Sport provides two-tone grey cloth upholstery with orange accent stitching and orange interior trim.

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2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Subaru Outback Interior Comparison

Performance - 2019 Subaru Forester or Subaru Outback?

When you need a powerful engine for traversing rugged trails and hauling heavy trailers, select the 2019 Subaru Outback. At the base level, both these vehicles provide robust four-cylinder engines for efficient operation and eager acceleration - but only the 2019 Subaru Outback is available with a 3.6L six-cylinder BOXER® engine upgrade. That engine creates 256 horsepower for even more thrilling performance.

The all-new Subaru Forester is able to tow trailers up to 1,499 pounds, while the 2019 Subaru Outback can pull 2,700 pounds.

Safety - 2019 Subaru Forester or Subaru Outback?

Of course, both Subaru SUVs come with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive standard. This impressive AWD technology gives Subaru vehicles their all-terrain toughness, and amazing safety in poor weather, too. And new for 2019, both models come totally standard with the Subaru EyeSight® suite of driver assist systems. It can intervene by braking automatically or correcting your steering if you begin to drift from your lane. EyeSight® has been shown to reduce the rate of rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%!

What sets these vehicles apart in this area is their off-road technology. While X-MODE® traction optimization and Hill Descent Control come standard on the 2019 Subaru Outback, you'll need to upgrade to a premium trim level to get those features on the 2019 Subaru Forester.

2019 Subaru Forester vs 2019 Subaru Outback Feature Comparison

Value - 2019 Subaru Forester or Subaru Outback?

The entry-level 2019 Subaru Forester will set you back about $2,000 less than the entry-level 2019 Outback model. And as you climb the trim levels and add important features, that difference remains about the same. A 2019 Subaru Forester equipped with leather interior will also cost roughly $2,000 less than a leather-trimmed 2019 Subaru Outback.

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The 2019 Subaru Lineup Has Arrived in our Inventory at Byers Airport Subaru in Columbus

Since 1897, the Byers family has been serving the transportation needs of the people of Columbus - even before the age of the automobile. In 1957, we began selling Subaru. The brand grew to dominate the all-wheel drive market since then, and today we're proud to represent the most capable, durable and reliable line of vehicles in the nation. In fact, 97% of Subaru vehicles sold in the past 10 years are still on the road! That's how you know a Subaru is built to last. Find yours for less at Byers Airport Subaru. We look forward to showing you a better dealership experience at 401 North Hamilton Road, Columbus, OH 43213.

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