2015 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2015 Subaru Forester

Awards
Features
Performance
Usability
Pricing
2015 Subaru Forester
2015 Chevrolet Equinox
          (Re)designed with you in mind.

Awards

The Chevrolet Equinox has made safety a top priority, and it shows: it's been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick or (better still) Top Safety Pick + every year since 2010.1

Features

Spacious, efficient, and convenient, there's more to the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox than meets the eye. There's an impressive array of standard and optional features, all designed with you in mind, from the ice-blue ambient lighting, to the heated front seats, MultiFlex sliding rear seat, rear-vision camera, 8-speaker, 250-watt Pioneer Premium Sound system, and OnStar with 4G LTE connectivity. Speaking of connectivity, when the 2015 Equinox is on, it's also a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, keeping you and your passengers completely connected everywhere you go2.

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox3, boasting 51 more horses and 21 more horses per ton than the 2015 Subaru Forester4. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox's3 increased torque - 2725 lb.-ft. vs. 2584 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Chevrolet EquinoxVS2015 Subaru Forester3015Horsepower25041595Horsepower Per Ton13842725Torque2584

Usability

The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox's3 lower ground clearance means a lower center of gravity and more stability. The 2015 Chevrolet Equinox's3 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 9 inches' worth.
2015ChevroletEquinoxVS2015 Subaru Forester65Ground Clearance861125Wheelbase1036

Pricing

The drivetrain in the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox3 is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 40,000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2015 Subaru Forester6.

The difference in MSRP between the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox3 and the 2015 Subaru Forester6 may seem significant, until you consider what you're missing when you opt to save that 22,195: loads of standard features, some for safety and some just for fun. Suddenly, that $22,195 doesn't seem like much of a "savings" at all, does it?

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2015 Chevrolet Equinox's3 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2015 Subaru Forester6.
2015 Chevrolet EquinoxVS2015 Subaru Forester100,0005Drivetrain Warranty60,0006$$$MSRP$22,195655Roadside Assistance36
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1 - Learn more at http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings

2 - Features info at http://media.gm.com/media/us/en/chevrolet/vehicles/Equinox/2015.html

3 - 2015 Chevrolet Equinox LS

4 - 2015 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium

5 - 2015 Chevrolet Equinox L

6 - 2015 Subaru Forester 2.5i

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