Compact SUV buyers want compact SUVs that are spacious, safe, reliable, fuel efficient and packed with features

The Forester and Toyota RAV4 are good choices and offer what consumers want most.

But the Forester is a top choice for several reasons.

US News says, Subaru Forester comes out on top in this head-to-head.

The Forester is cheaper than his RAV4 and has higher safety and predictable reliability ratings

The Subaru is quieter and more roomy, and the base model has an impressive payload capacity.

Both models offer similar interior quality and driving dynamics RAV4

The Forester is ideal for active customers who use

the SUV for more than just a commuter car and food truck

The Forester is 4WD in all trim levels and Not an expensive option.

All trim levels for the 2023 Forester are $550 higher, including destination and delivery.

The Forester 2023 has 6 trim levels. Base Foresters start at $27,620, Premium ($30,620), Sport ($32,190), Limited ($34,300), Wilderness ($35,245) and Touring ($37,720). Price includes merchant fee ($1,225).