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Selected Style 4-Door LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LS 17 20 $22,545 $23,999
4-Door XLS 17 20 $24,611 $26,199
4-Door 4WD LS 16 18 $24,424 $25,999
4-Door 4WD XLS 16 18 $26,490 $28,199
4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5 Manual X 21 28 $19,209 $21,020
4-Door 2.5 Automatic X 22 27 $19,928 $21,820
4-Door 2.5 Manual XS 21 28 $21,151 $23,270
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS 22 27 $21,870 $24,070
4-Door 2.5 Manual XS w/Premium Pkg 21 28 $22,048 $24,270
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,767 $25,070
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS w/Prem Pkg & Lthr 22 27 $23,440 $25,820
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT 18 23 $22,885 $25,095
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT 19 23 $23,604 $25,895
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT w/Prem Pkg & Lthr 19 23 $25,174 $27,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,545
$19,209
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,999
$21,020
Monthly Payment Estimate
$400 / month
$350 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.8 43.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.6 93.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 33.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 53.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 181.1 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 44.5 38.4
Height, Overall (in) 68.3 65.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 107.3 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.7 7.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.8 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 42.4 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.4 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 44.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.8 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 74.8 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 79.3 64.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.6 x 2.4 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.9 11.4 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 34.7
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.2 - 15.6 16.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P255/70R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16 P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 176
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3970 3090
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA 356
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 223 @ 3500 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/214.0 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 197 @ 5000 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.45
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.72 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.50 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.90 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4-Door Wagon 4 Door
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Montero Sport Subaru Forester (Natl)
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 31.0 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Indep Double Wish HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 22.0 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Torsion Bars w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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