2019 Subaru Forester

Compare the New 2020 Subaru Forester to the Jeep Cherokee at Tucson Subaru

Are you in need of a new crossover SUV that can provide you with greater freedom on and off the roads around Tucson? The new 2020 Subaru Forester is designed to take on climates just like ours around Oro Valley and Sahuarita, offering legendary Subaru capability to take on any terrain that comes between you and your next destination. With spacious comfort for passengers and cargo alike, you can easily pack up with the whole family or all your friends, plus everything they bring with them wherever your next vacation may call for. Enjoy cutting edge features throughout the vehicle to help keep you comfortable, connected and confident on the roads around Sierra Vista and Marana. Whatever it is that you're looking for in your next vehicle, you can find it all and much more within the lineup of new 2020 Subaru Forester models.

At Tucson Subaru, we're committed to making your vehicle shopping experience as simple and fun as possible. We believe that you deserve to make an educated and confident decision about which vehicle is the best fit for you. That's why we're going to compare the new 2020 Subaru Forester to the new 2020 Jeep Cherokee, giving you a side by side look at how the Forester can accommodate your lifestyle and needs throughout Tucson and Green Valley, AZ compared to one of its top competitors.

  2020 Forester
 2020 Cherokee
 Starting MSRP
 $24,495 $25,935
 All-Wheel-Drive Symmetrical All-Wheel DriveAvailable for an additional $1500
 Advanced Safety
 EyeSight® Driver Assist Technology Blind Spot Monitoring & Rear Cross Path Detection
 Horsepower 182 180
 Fuel Economy
  33/26 HWY/CTY 31/22 HWY/CTY
 Passenger Volume
  111.9 128.0


2020 Subaru Forester vs. 2020 Jeep Cherokee


Although both vehicles are known for their tremendous off-road pedigree, only the Forester comes equipped with standard all-wheel drive. Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive comes standard on all Forester models, offering the utmost traction and control when facing off with rugged terrain around Arizona. The Cherokee does offer a 4x4 system, but comes with standard front-wheel drive.

All 2020 Forester models come equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder Boxer engine that produces 182-horsepower. The Cherokee falls slightly short with a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 180-horsepower.

To help you save at the pump, the Forester offers up to 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. The Cherokee offers slightly less, offering up to 20 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.

In addition to higher fuel economy, the Forester also offers 16.6 gallons of fuel capacity. The Cherokee falls slightly short with 15.8 gallons of fuel capacity.

Interior and Features

If you often find yourself needing more cargo space to fit your things, the Forester can provide you with it. Easily fold down the rear seats and take advantage of up to 76.1 cubic feet of cargo space. The Cherokee falls short with 54.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

Both vehicles offer impressive standard safety features, with blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-path detection on the Cherokee. The Forester comes with a standard Eyesight Driver Assist Technology system with pre-collision braking, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, and more.

Both vehicles offer standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to help you keep in control of your vehicle on the road. But the Cherokee doesn't offer the amount of accommodations as the Forester. The Forester comes with standard steering-wheel-mounted controls for voice, audio, and more, which you can only find on higher trim levels of the Cherokee.

2019 Subaru Forester

Test Drive a New 2020 Subaru Forester Model at Tucson Subaru Today

If you're interested in learning more about which Subaru Forester model is the best fit for you, we invite you to join us at Tucson Subaru to test drive a model of your choice today. We invite you to check out our entire selection of new Subaru models and compare all of your options to choose the vehicle that fits your lifestyle and needs best.

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