Honda vs Subaru: A Brand Comparison

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Subaru vs. Honda Comparison

When you're looking for a new vehicle-be it a sedan or SUV-we at Royal Subaru understand that your search can be strenuous having to go from brand to brand and dealership to dealership searching for the superior vehicle for your budget and your lifestyle. So, in order to help make your car-buying experience as easy as possible, we've gone ahead and compared several of our Subaru models to their competing Honda models in several categories including performance, interior, and safety.


2018 Subaru Impreza2018 Honda Civic

The Subaru Impreza vs. The Honda Civic

  • Starting with price, the Subaru Impreza boasts a lower starting price than the Honda Civic.
  • In matters of what's under the hood, the Subaru Impreza boasts more base torque than the Honda Civic.
  • All-wheel drive is also standard on all Subaru Impreza models.
  • Looking inside, the Subaru Impreza offers more passenger space than in the Honda Civic.
  • The Honda Civic offers fewer airbags than the Subaru Impreza.

2018 Subaru Legacy2018 Honda Accord

The Subaru Legacy vs. The Honda Accord

  • Once again, the Subaru sedan option boasts the lower starting price than the Honda.
  • Unlike the Honda Accord, the standard for all Subaru Legacy models is all-wheel drive.
  • Regarding safety, the Subaru Legacy boasts a five-star crash test rating.
  • Inside, the Subaru Legacy's interior boasts a SUBARU STARLINK(™) Infotainment System.

2018 Subaru Crosstrek2018 Honda HR-V

The Subaru Crosstrek vs. The Honda HR-V

  • Under the hood, the Subaru Crosstrek packs a bigger base engine than the Honda HR-V, as well as unleashes more Horsepower.
  • On top of the extra power, the Subaru Crosstrek also records a better basic highway fuel economy than the Honda HR-V.
  • Looking inside, the Subaru Crosstrek offers more passenger space than the Honda HR-V.
  • Safety-wise, the Subaru Crosstrek, and the Honda HR-V both earn five-star overall crash test ratings, but the Subaru Crosstrek packs more airbags than the Honda HR-V.
  • The Subaru Crosstrek also features a brand-exclusive SUBARU STARLINK(™) Infotainment system.

2018 Subaru Forester2018 Honda CR-V

The Subaru Forester vs. The Honda CR-V

  • The Subaru Forester hosts a lower starting price than the Honda CR-V.
  • Inside, the Subaru Forester offers more space for its five passengers than the Honda CR-V, and is packed with a SUBARU STARLINK(™) Infotainment system.
  • All-wheel drive comes standard on all Subaru Forester models, and the Subaru Forester is available with a six-speed manual transmission.
  • Safety-wise, the Subaru Forester packs more airbags than the Honda CR-V.
  • The Subaru Forester also earned a 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ when added with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive headlights.

For a more in-depth look at these two mid-size SUVs, visit our Subaru Forester vs Honda CR-V head-to-head comparison page!


2018 Subaru Outback2018 Honda Pilot

The Subaru Outback vs. The Honda Pilot

  • Like the Subaru Forester, the Subaru Outback also received a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ when added with EyeSight® and Steering Responsive Headlights.
  • In matters of cost, the Subaru Outback has a lower starting price than the Honda Pilot.
  • Under the hood, the Subaru Outback's engine boasts a better basic fuel economy than the Honda Pilot.
  • Regarding interior space, the Subaru Outback is a more compact SUV, packing adventure space for five people while the Honda Pilot fits up to eight.
  • Because of its smaller size, the Subaru Outback is the more adventurous off-road option.

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Experience the Subaru Difference at our Greater Indianapolis Subaru Dealership Today

It's one thing to notice each Subaru vehicle's superior difference in matters of style, specs and basic features, but it's another to learn about each Subaru vehicle's superior driving experience and truly know whether or not it's the superior vehicle for your lifestyle. So, visit Royal Subaru for a test drive today! We proudly serve the current and aspiring Subaru drivers of Bloomington, as well as those drivers of Indianapolis, Columbus, IN, Greenwood, IN, and Martinsville, IN. If you have any questions regarding our current inventory of Subaru vehicles, please feel free to contact us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.

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