Compare 2006 Mitsubishi Montero vs 2006 Subaru Forester

2006 Mitsubishi Montero
2006 Subaru Forester
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4-Door 4WD Sportronic LTD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD Sportronic LTD 15 19 $34,061 $36,159
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4-Door Manual 2.5 X
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.5 X 22 29 $20,452 $21,795
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X 23 28 $21,180 $22,595
4-Door Manual 2.5 X w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,569 $24,145
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $23,297 $24,945
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition 23 28 $25,001 $26,895
4-Door Manual 2.5 XT Limited 20 26 $26,005 $27,895
4-Door Automatic 2.5 XT Limited 21 26 $26,733 $28,695
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,061
$20,452
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,159
$21,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$603 / month
$363 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
37.4 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.7 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.6 93.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.7 -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 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
Third Hip Room (in)
45.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
190.2 176.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
74.2 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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 8.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 29.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
91.7 62.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
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)
16 x - TBD - 11.6 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
16 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 15.9
Steering
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 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R17 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/65R17 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
P265/65R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4787 3090
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
40 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 90
Engine
Displacement
3.8L/234 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5500 173 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
248 @ 3250 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
6G75 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 29
Transmission
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.90 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
Sportronic w/OD 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
NA 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
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.79 3.45
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.45
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Montero Subaru Forester
Body Style
4-Door Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links

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