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Selected Style 4-Door S 2.2L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.2L Manual S 21 24 $16,236 $18,040
4-Door 3.2L Manual S 16 20 $17,957 $21,002
4-Door 3.2L Automatic S 16 20 $18,814 $22,005
4-Door 3.2L Manual 4WD S 16 20 $19,803 $23,298
4-Door 3.2L Automatic 4WD S 16 20 $20,656 $24,301
4-Door 3.2L Automatic LS 16 20 $22,488 $26,456
4-Door 3.2L Manual 4WD LS 16 20 $23,643 $27,980
4-Door 3.2L Automatic 4WD LS 16 20 $24,490 $28,982
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
$16,236
$17,454
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,040
$18,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose 4WD Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 52.2 51.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- 95.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0 33.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 52.2 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 53.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.3 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 43.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 22 21.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 57.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 32.7 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.1 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 176.7 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) -TBD- 42.5
Height, Overall (in) 65.6 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.9 38.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 33.0 32.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) -TBD- NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 36.6 34.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 64.3 66.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.1 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) 39.2 36.9
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.77 9.0 x 1.38
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 1.02 10.7 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.64 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.1 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.1 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/75R15 205/70SR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/75R15 205/70SR15
Spare Tire Size P215/75R15 205/70SR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 250 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3471 3020
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.28 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 85
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5200 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4 Cyl
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 144 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.76 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.18 2.11
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.55 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) 3.76 3.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Isuzu Rodeo Subaru Forester
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double-Wishbone w/Lower L-Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Spring Strut-Type
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/5-Link w/Parallel Link
 
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