Compare 2021 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2021 Subaru Forester

2021 Subaru Crosstrek
2021 Subaru Forester

2021 Subaru Crosstrek


2021 Subaru Forester

28 city / 33 hwy*

Fuel Economy

26 city / 33 hwy*
152 HP


182 HP
2.0L 4cyl


2.5L 4cyl

Serving Fort Walton Beach, FL

If there's one name in the automotive industry that stands out for durability and dependability, Subaru is it. For years, Subaru has been the proud automaker behind popular vehicles that are known for their exceptional ground clearance, safety, comfort, and off-road capacity. This year, one Subaru that's worth your attention is the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek. The Crosstrek is one of the smaller SUVs offered by Subaru, but it's also one with plenty of power and character. The Subaru Crosstrek takes the prestigious #2 slot among extra-small SUVs. It has some noteworthy changes in 2021 including a new engine that delivers more power. Some light exterior design changes can be seen on all trim levels, and the Crosstrek models that come with automatic transmissions have more standard features. It's easy to see for yourself what's in store for the 2021 Subaru Crosstrek when you arrange an online test drive through Subaru of Fort Walton Beach. In addition to the Subaru Crosstrek you can also check out the 2021 Subaru Forester. This SUV has some notable differences. The Forester is slightly larger and has many options for a custom finish. It adds even more safety features in 2021.


By scheduling an online test drive of the Subaru Crosstrek through Subaru of Fort Walton Beach, you'll get to see all the fine interior features that are in store at all trim levels for the 2021 Crosstrek. The Crosstrek gets a 6.5-inch infotainment display screen as a standard feature. It also supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There is one USB charging port to start with at the base trim level and more available further up the line. With the trims that have an automatic transmission you'll also get hill descent control and a drive mode selector. A driver aid system is also standard. Two USB ports are included on the second trim, and the Subaru upgrades to a six-speaker sound system. The leather steering wheel adds an element of luxury. The Premium gets a sunroof, and the Sport has special black and yellow stitching. Leather seats are added to the Limited.


There are two engines available for the Subaru Crosstrek in 2021. By scheduling an online test drive of the Subaru Crosstrek at our dealership, you can try out the Crosstrek with the engine that meets your demands for power and performance. You can try out both engines if you prefer, too. The first engine that is standard on this year's Crosstrek is a 2.0L engine that has four cylinders. This engine delivers slightly more than 150 HP. If you have a need for speed, you can get behind the wheel of the Sport or Limited trim. These trims get a more powerful 2.5L engine with four cylinders. The second engine generates 182 HP. The 2021 Crosstrek gives you a choice between a manual six-speed or an automatic for the transmission. The Subaru Forester is powered by the same engine. It has standard all-wheel drive for all the trim levels, and it comes standard with just an automatic transmission.


The Subaru Crosstrek and Forester share many of the same stylistic designs. Both are equipped with roof rails at the base level, which makes both stand out from their competitors. The two SUVs have 17-inch wheels to start with. Steel wheels are included at the base level, while the higher-end trims have alloy wheels instead. LED fog lights and larger 18-inch wheels are added to the top trim level called the Limited on the Crosstrek. The Limited trim also has adaptive LED headlights on the front end. LED fog lights are standard on the Sport trim and up for the Forester.

Schedule an online test drive through Subaru of Fort Walton Beach today for your chance to try out the Subaru Crosstrek at your earliest convenience.

*All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.