Comparison - Toyota CHR Limited 2019 - vs - Subaru Forester Limited 2018

General

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
26,200
Updated: 
30 Apr 2019
29,395
Updated: 
18 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Ruby Flare Pearl w/Black Roof
#81061B
Silver Knockout Metallic w/Black Roof
#AFB3B6
Blue Flame w/Black roof
#26A0DE
Blizzard Pearl w/Black roof
#ECE7EA
Black Flame
#26A0DE
Blue Eclipse metallic
#354C9C
Blue Eclipse metallic w/Iceberg Roof
#354C9C
Ruby Flare Pearl
#81061B
Blizzard Pearl
#ECE7EA
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#4E4E4E
Silver Knockout Metallic
#AFB3B6
Black Sand Pearl
#000000
Color: 
Crystal Black Silica
#3D393A
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Dark Gray Metallic
#333333
Ice Silver Metallic
#686672
Jasmine Green Metallic
#777581
Quartz Blue Pearl
#365890
Venetian Red Pearl
#882A3A

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

For 2019, the Toyota C-HR is available in three trim levels, including the new entry-level LE trim that's more competitive against other subcompact crossovers when it comes to price. New LE and Limited trim levels.Apple CarPlay is now standard.New optional factory navigation system.Revised feature availability.

Pros
Sporty handling makes it fun to zip around turns
Comes standard with plenty of features, including safety tech
Swoopy styling helps it stand out

Cons
Unlike on most rivals, all-wheel drive isn't available
Even in this slow class, acceleration is lethargic
Pervasive road and engine noise in the cabin
Minimal cargo space, even for its small segment

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Toyota C-HR ranked #14 in Subcompact SUVs. Currently the Toyota C-HR has a score of 7.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 25 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Loads of standard safety tech
Poised handling

Cons
Limited rear-seat space
Below-average cargo room
Languid acceleration
Noisy powertrain

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Toyota C-HR compact crossover is about looks. All about looks.

Pros
Expressive style
Great standard safety features
New Apple CarPlay compatibility
Big touchscreen

Cons
Polarizing looks
Dark, cramped rear seat
Small cargo cutout
Did you see how it looks?

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Subaru Forester ranked #5 in Compact SUVs. Currently the Subaru Forester has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 36 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent cargo capacity
Spacious rear seats
Good mpg ratings, even with standard all-wheel drive
Many available safety features

Cons
Interior design and build quality trail some rivals'
Fewer tech features than rivals

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Subaru Forester continues to offer top safety scores, remarkable space inside, and all-round versatility; it’s still one of the best small SUVs, and a good value for money.

Pros
Fun to drive, good ride
Excellent safety ratings and systems
Good outward visibility
Standard all-wheel drive
Peppy Turbo option, CVT among the best

Cons
Front seats small for some
Priciest trims still not that premium
No manual gearbox for turbo engine
Paddle shifters only on turbo

By: 
thecarconnection.com

For 2018, the Subaru Forester offers a new Black Edition trim package that adds black-finished wheels, body trim and grille. The interior also receives black cloth upholstery and black gloss dashboard trim. Limited trim levels also get a new cargo area cover, while Touring trims now include Subaru's EyeSight safety package as standard along with automatic high beams and reverse automatic braking.

PROS
All-wheel drive comes standard and doesn't sink fuel economy
High ground clearance offers better than average off-road ability
Airy interior with plenty of room for adults both front and rear
Optional turbocharged engine makes Forester very quick

CONS
Modest tow rating limits overall utility
Cabin design and materials are just average
Handling isn't as sporty as some rivals
CVT feels less responsive and refined than a traditional automatic

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
27.00mpg
26.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
31.00mpg
32.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Flat
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
139ft-lbs
at 3 900rpm
174ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
144hp
at 6 100rpm
170hp
at 5 800rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
34.20Feet
34.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Interior Air Filtration
Electric park brake button
Reverse sensors
Front 12V power outlet
4.2" Coloured TFT screen for multi-information display
ECO-driving Indicator
Hybrid System Indicator
Front, Lid on front console box
Slow-opening lower, Single compartment glovebox
Shopping bag hooks
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
171.20in
181.50in
Width: 
70.70in
70.70in
Height: 
61.60in
68.20in
Ground Clearance: 
5.90in
8.70in
Front Track: 
60.70in
Rear Track: 
60.70in
Wheel Base: 
103.90in
103.90in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.10
40.00
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
37.50
Front Leg Room: 
43.50in
43.00in
Rear leg room: 
31.70in
38.00in
Front Hip Room: 
53.00in
53.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
49.00in
57.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
48.00in
53.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.50in
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
36.40cu.ft
68.50cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
19.00cu.ft
31.50cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
15.80degrees
23.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
38.00degrees
25.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
3300.00lbs
3455.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
4 one-touch power windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Heated mirrors
2 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
8-Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Bucket Front Seats
Leather
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -way power driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Leather Steering Wheel
Interior Air Filtration

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
no
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB Connection
6 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Honeycomb lower front grille
LED front light guide
Rear spoiler
Privacy glass on rear windows
Intermittent rear wiper
Variable intermittent wipers
Roof rack
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18 X 7.0 In.
17 x 7.0
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Security System Shock Sensor
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Post-collision safety system
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
4-Wheel ABS
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests

Options

Packages: 
Fabric Leather Seat Combo Package
Standard Model - 2.5i Limited
Popular Package #2
EyeSight, Navigation System, Audio W/Harmon Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Navigation System, Audio W/Harmon Kardon Amplifier And Speakers
Exterior Options: 
Mudguards
Alloy Wheel Locks
Paint Protection Film
Removable Cross Bars
Special Paint
Rear Bumper Protector
Two-Tone Paint
Wheel Lock Kit (Alloy Wheels)
Body Side Molding Kit Ice Silver Metallic
Wheel Arch Moldings
Body Side Molding Kit Dark Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guard Crystal Black Silica
Door Edge Guard Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guard Crystal White Pearl
Door Edge Guard Jasmine Green
Splash Guards
Rear Bumper Cover
Door Edge Guard Quartz Blue Pearl
Door Edge Guard Venetian Red Pearl
Front Bumper Underguard
Cross Bar Set - Aero
Sport Grille
Trailer Hitch And Harness
Body Side Molding Kit Jasmine Green
Door Edge Guard Dark Gray Metallic
Rear Bumper Underguard
Body Side Molding Kit Venetian Red
Body Side Molding Kit Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding Kit Quartz Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding Kit Crystal White Pearl
Interior Options: 
Door Sill Protectors
Universal Tablet Holder
Entune Premium Audio
Carpet Floor Mats/Cargo Mat
Cargo Net - Spider
All-Weather Floor Liners And Cargo Tray
Door Sill Protectors
Compartment Separator
Cargo Net Rear Seat Back
Sunshade
Cargo Net Side
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass
Cargo Net Rear
Tweeter Kit
Rear Seat Back Protector
All-Weather Floor Mats
STI Leather Shift Knob CVT
Footwell Illumination Kit - red
Kicker Audio Upgrade Package
Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass and Homelink
Speaker Kit
Side Still Plate-Front
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/ Approach Lighting & Blind Spot Detection
Interior & Exterior Auto Dimming Mirror W/ Homelink & Approach Lighting & Blind Spot Detection

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, Leather
#000000
Brown, Leather/cloth
#5C504D
Color: 
Black, cloth
#343436
Gray, cloth
#A9A6A3

The Toyota C-HR is a subcompact crossover SUV produced by Toyota. The production of the C-HR started in November 2016, and was launched in Japan on 14 December 2016, and in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America in early 2017. It succeeds the North American market Matrix and Scion xD, the Japanese market XA30 RAV4, Daihatsu Terios-based Rush, and the European market Urban Cruiser. The name C-HR stands for Compact High Rider.

Two version in USA XLE and XLE premium both have 2.0 engine.

Toyota C-HR 1.8 hybrid. The production version of the C-HR was unveiled at the March 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The North American production version was also unveiled at the November 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Indonesian production version will be unveiled at the April 2017 Indonesia International Motor Show.