2020 Chevy Equinox vs Subaru Forester
When driving around Wexford, Pittsburgh, and Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, you want a capable, compact SUV. Among your many options are the 2020 Chevy Equinox and 2020 Subaru Forester—two standout crossovers that really perform on the pavement.
In this car comparison, our team at Baierl Chevrolet wants to give you a closer look. See these vehicles go head to head and decide which will serve you best for that daily drive or weekend getaway!
2020 Equinox vs Forester: Performance
A reliable ride starts with a potent powertrain. When you slide behind the wheel of the 2020 Equinox or Forester and hit the throttle, you’ll hear the roar of an engine that can move you from Point A to Point B. Both SUVs run standardly on 4-cylinder engines (the Equinox’s is turbocharged).
If you want thrills from a more powerful engine, your choice is clear: The Equinox outdoes the Forester with an available 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that cranks out 252 horsepower. By contrast, the Forester only makes 182 horsepower from its base—and only—engine.
When the roads get wet or icy, you’ll feel secure with more traction. These SUVs make all-wheel drive (AWD) available, so you can get the grip you need!
Your Infotainment Technology Features
It’s more important than ever to stay connected from the road. Connected to what, exactly? It could be your music or your favorite people back home—either way, the Chevrolet Equinox and Subaru Forester make advanced infotainment systems standard for you.
The Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System and its Subaru equivalent make smartphone connectivity standard. Feel free to link up your phone via Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ and use your apps from the vehicle touchscreen! Your smartphone’s home screen will be mirrored back to you on the touchscreen.
Only the Equinox offers a rear seat entertainment system, however. Dual 8-inch screens built into the backs of the front headrests will keep the kids in the back entertained on long drives.
Chevy Equinox vs Subaru Forester: Style
Much has been written about the incredible capability of the 2020 Equinox and Forester. When it comes to style, though, the sculpted exterior of the Chevy SUV outclasses the competition in every way.
Sporty and sophisticated, the Equinox commands attention with a Chrome-accented grille (extra Chrome bars can be found on the Premier trim level). The Forester’s front fascia lacks the same level of dynamic style, and its headlamps don’t integrate with the grille to the same effect as on the Equinox.
Only the Equinox offers special editions too. Turn up the heat in the Redline Edition with the Red- and Black-accented 19-inch wheels, or darken things up in the Midnight Edition!
Should I Choose the 2020 Chevy Equinox or Subaru Forester?
Are you excited to hit the streets of Wexford, Pittsburgh, and Cranberry Township, PA, in your next new compact SUV? The 2020 Chevy Equinox really makes a mark in terms of power, technology, and exterior style. Read the rest of our Chevy Equinox reviews and comparisons, then, book your test drive at Baierl Chevrolet to see this crossover in action today!