Many SUV shoppers looking for a new vehicle aren’t sure if the 2021 Toyota 4Runner or the 2021 Subaru Forester is the better option for them. Drivers who are finding it hard to choose between the 2021 Toyota 4Runner vs the 2021 Subaru Forester should continue reading. Below, we’ve compared the trim level selection, performance ratings and storage space of these two SUVs.
The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is available in a wide assortment of trim levels (nine in total): SR5, Trail Special Edition, SR5 Premium, TRD Off-Road, TRD Off-Road Premium, Venture Special Edition, Limited, Limited Nightshade and TRD Pro. The 2021 Subaru Forester is only available in five trims: Base, Premium, Sport, Limited and Touring. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner comes standard with a 4.0-liter V6 engine with 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. The 2021 Subaru Forester is less powerful, and comes with a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine that’s limited to 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Toyota 4Runner
2021 Subaru Forester
|Nine Trims||Trim Level Lineup||Five Trims|
|270 hp||Standard Horsepower||182 hp|
|278 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||176 lb.-ft.|
|47.2 cu.ft.||Standard Cargo Capacity||28.9 cu.ft.|
One of the most notable differences between the 2021 Toyota 4Runner and the 2021 Subaru Forester is the amount of storage space they each have. The 2021 4Runner features 47.2 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity, while the 2021 Subaru Forester features 28.9 cubic feet of standard cargo capacity. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner features 144.5 cubic feet of interior volume.
2021 Toyota 4Runner available safety features include: Dual front side-mounted airbags, an engine immobilizer, a lane departure warning and accident avoidance system, a post-collision safety system, a remote anti-theft alarm system, stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring and more.