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2022 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2022 Subaru Forester Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Equinox

MSRP*: $26,050 to $32,850
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2022 Subaru
Forester

MSRP*: $25,895 to $35,995
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MPG - City 25 - 26 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 - 31 MPG 28 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 63.9 ft3 69.1 - 74.2 ft3
Engine
  • 170-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 182-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 170 hp 182 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 - 3,000 lbs
Exterior Length 183.1 in 182.7 in
Exterior Width 72.6 in 71.5 - 72.2 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.9 in
Front 43.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 40.2 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.6 - 39.6 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Equinox offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru Forester. The Subaru Forester will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Convenience
The Subaru Forester requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Chevrolet Equinox, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Equinox will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru Forester.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Equinox is a little wider than the Subaru Forester, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Equinox takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Forester.

Handling
The Chevrolet Equinox has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Forester, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Equinox has a little less horsepower than the Subaru Forester.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Equinox does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Subaru Forester.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Equinox and the Subaru Forester. The Chevrolet Equinox has less cargo space than the Subaru Forester, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.