2021 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2021 Subaru Forester

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What is the main difference between Wrangler and Forester?

Two SUVs with some similarities, but otherwise different in most aspects such as the horsepower, fuel economy, cargo volume, starting price, ground shadow size, height, and maximum occupancy. First of all, there is a $3,680 difference in the base MSRP. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler has a higher starting price than the 2021 Subaru Forester. Also, the 2021 Wrangler has bigger and thirstier engine; the 2021 Forester gets 7.7 more mpg. In addition, although the Wrangler is slightly smaller, it has a taller body than the Forester. And then, you'll seat one more passenger in the Subaru Forester than in the Jeep Wrangler. Plus, you get 18.2 ft² extra space behind second-row seats. Among similarities is the body structure.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • 3.6 L, Auto, 4WD
  • 2.5 L, Auto, All Wheel
MSRP
MSRP
$28,475
$24,795
Engine
Engine
3.6 L/220
2.5 L/152
Horsepower
Horsepower
285 hp
182 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
City MPG
City MPG
18 - 20 MPG
26 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
23 - 24 MPG
33 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
20 - 21 MPG
29 MPG
Width
Width
Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
73.8 in
71.5 in
Length
Length
166.8 in
182.1 in
Height
Height
73.6 in
67.5 - 68.1 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
96.8 in
105.1 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
85.5 ft2
90.4 ft2
Seats
Seats
4
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
42.6 in
40.2 - 41.2 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
41.2 in
43.3 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
55.7 in
58.2 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
41.7 in
37.7 - 39.6 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
35.7 in
39.4 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
57.7 in
57.2 in

Costs

2021 Jeep Wrangler

2021 Subaru Forester

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$2,150 - $2,450
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Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$329 (2021 Jeep Wrangler SPORT S 4X4)
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Lease Due
Lease Due
$3,899
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Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$17,893 - $18,193
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