The Subaru Forester has received more awards in it's category than any other vehicle. From IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus (with Eyesight), ALG naming it the Best in Maintaining Value, KBB Top 10 Resale Value...it's hard to beat. 98% of Foresters sold in the last 10 years are still on the road today.
We've put together a running comparison of the Forester to other vehicles in it's category of small SUV.
It'll give you a snap shot, so if you are shopping around, you can consider these variables.