Crossover Fight: Subaru vs Chevrolet

September 3, 2012 at 10:35

Crossovers are cars of the great utility and are greatly useful in terms of cargo and passenger carrying. However, these cars are usually characterized as unattractive in terms of exterior design. Though this is not the case in our today’s fight, as we brought here today two great crossovers which are also very elegant and stylish. So let’s see which model will win in the fight between 2013 Subaru Forester and 2013 Chevrolet Traverse.

2013 Subaru Forester Image

2013 Subaru Forester Image

These two cars are priced above $20,000. In this section Subaru wins, as its price level was set at just $21,250, while new Chevrolet of the year 2013 got the price of $27,500. What concerns the engine, the situation is very clear from the price. New Subaru got the 2.5-Liter H4 engine with 16 valves, that is capable of 170-horsepower @ 5800 level of torque. At the same time new Chevrolet got the 3.6-Liter V6 engine with 24 valves. And this beast produces 281-horsepower @ 6300 level of torque. Though Subaru is much more efficient in terms of fuel economy. If gives 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, while Chevrolet is capable of 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Pic

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Pic

So in the end we vote for Subaru Forester, as the number of horses are greatly compensated by other features.

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