Cindy S., Dallas, Texas

The 2010 Subaru Forester is a small SUV that combines good visibility with high ground clearance.  

The Forester’s narrow roof pillars and large windows give great visibility all the way around. We ranked a group of small SUVs by visibility including the Forester, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue and Ford Escape – among others – and the Forester took top spot.

Ground clearance is also good in the Forester with 8.7 inches for the X trim level and 8.9 inches for the XT. In comparison, the RAV4 is 7.5 inches, CR-V 6.7 inches and Ford Escape 8.4 inches. 

The RAV4 and Escape also scored well in our tests of visibility and ground clearance.

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Answered by Joe Bruzek on October 6, 2009 in Subaru , Subaru Forester , What Car Should I Buy? | Permalink

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