2018 Subaru Forester vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson

Subaru vehicles are famous for their capability, and it's easy to see why. The 2018 Subaru Forester can get you wherever you want to go, and since it's a Subaru, you'll even enjoy the ride. Subaru's compact crossover delivers rugged reliability in a fun package. While the 2018 Hyundai Tucson offers some slight competition, it ultimately can't compete with what Subaru has to offer. Here are just a few of the reasons why:

Power and Performance

  • The base engine on the 2018 Subaru Forester is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder, which gives out 170 horsepower and 174 pound-feet of torque. The base engine in the 2018 Hyundai Tucson only produces 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque.
  • The 2018 Subaru Forester tops out with an available turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which gives out 250 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine in the 2018 Hyundai Tucson can only produce 175 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque.
  • Every trim level of the 2018 Subaru Forester comes with standard Subaru all-wheel drive. All-wheel drive costs extra on the 2018 Hyundai Tucson.


  • The 2018 Subaru Forester lets you easily haul your gear wherever you go, thanks to its 34.4 cubic feet of cargo space. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson only has 31 cubic feet of space.
  • The 2018 Subaru Forester comes with a standard 6.2-inch touchscreen. The standard touchscreen on the 2018 Hyundai Tucson is only five inches.
  • Tall drivers will appreciate the 43 inches of legroom in the 2018 Subaru Forester-more than in the 2018 Hyundai Tucson.

While Hyundai puts up a good effort, the 2018 Subaru Forester still manages to pull ahead. Come ay us a visit at Atlantic Subaru to experience the Subaru difference today. Just give us a call at (888) 382-0624 to set up a test drive, or come schedule one in person here in Bourne, MA. We can't wait to meet you.