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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 2WD 24 26 $12,999 $13,655
2-Door Convertible 4WD 24 26 $13,951 $14,655
4-Door Hardtop 2WD 23 26 $14,146 $14,860
4-Door Hardtop 4WD 23 26 $14,855 $15,605
4-Door Manual NA Pkg AWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual NA Pkg AWD 21 27 $17,454 $18,695
4-Door Manual PA Pkg AWD L 21 27 $18,034 $19,995
4-Door Automatic PA Pkg AWD L 21 26 $18,745 $20,795
4-Door Manual QA Pkg AWD S 21 27 $19,925 $22,195
4-Door Manual QV Cold Pkg AWD S 21 27 $20,191 $22,495
4-Door Automatic QA Pkg AWD S 21 26 $20,636 $22,995
4-Door Automatic QV Cold Pkg AWD S 21 26 $20,902 $23,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,999
$17,454
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,655
$18,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$228 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose 4WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8 51.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 95.1
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 33.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 41.9 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 27.0 21.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.1 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.3 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 64.2 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 54.9 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 143.7 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.7 42.5
Height, Overall (in) 64.3 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 12.6 38.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 8.1 32.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 50.4 NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.8 34.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 31.2 66.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 32.1 66.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 36.9
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.34 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.39 10.7 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Manual Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.4 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.7 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/75R15 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/75R15 205/70SR15
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 205/70SR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2339 3020
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.8 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 55 85
Engine
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 5600 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Fuel System MFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code L01 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.11
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.12 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Tracker Subaru Forester
Body Style Convertible 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Axle Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Parallel Link
 
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