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Selected Style 4-Door 4WD LTD Sportronic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD Sportronic LTD 15 19 $32,880 $34,999
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
$32,880
$19,209
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,999
$21,020
Monthly Payment Estimate
$583 / month
$350 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in) 45.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 43.6
Third Head Room (in) 37.4 -
Front Hip Room (in) 57.7 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 106.9 93.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 33.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 53.5
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Leg Room (in) 25.2 -
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.6 7.3
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 38.4
Height, Overall (in) 71.5 65.0
Liftover Height (in) NA 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.6 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 109.7 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.8 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 91.7 64.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.4 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 39.8 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 45.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.8 67.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.9 NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 1.0 11.4 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 15.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.65 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.4 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 40.3 - 49.8 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P265/70R16 P215/60HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 176
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4787 3090
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.5 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA 356
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 248 @ 3250 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 6G75 NA
Displacement 3.8L/234 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 215 @ 5500 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again Sportronic NA
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.87 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code 5ST NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.30 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 1.90 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.45
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Montero Subaru Forester (Natl)
Body Style 4-Door Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.00 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.20 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link HD Raised
 
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