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Selected Style 4-Door LS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual LS 22 28 $16,974 $17,999
4-Door Sportronic Automatic LS 21 26 $17,960 $19,049
4-Door AWD Manual LS 21 27 $18,772 $19,899
4-Door Sportronic Automatic XLS 21 26 $19,491 $20,679
4-Door AWD Sportronic Automatic LS 21 25 $19,758 $20,949
4-Door AWD Sportronic Automatic XLS 21 25 $22,088 $23,429
4-Door Sportronic Automatic Limited 21 26 $22,262 $23,629
4-Door AWD Sportronic Automatic Limited 21 25 $24,016 $25,479
4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5 Manual X 23 30 $19,843 $21,445
4-Door 2.5 Automatic X 22 28 $20,570 $22,245
4-Door 2.5 Manual XS 23 30 $21,942 $23,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS 22 28 $22,669 $24,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual w/Moonroof XS 23 30 $22,850 $24,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic w/Moonroof XS 22 28 $23,577 $25,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT 19 24 $23,856 $25,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS L.L. Bean Edition 22 28 $24,393 $26,545
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT 20 23 $24,583 $26,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT w/Premium Pkg 19 24 $25,395 $27,545
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT w/Premium Pkg 20 23 $26,122 $28,345
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,974
$19,843
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,999
$21,445
Monthly Payment Estimate
$300 / month
$357 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 33.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.8 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.1 53.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 43.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 93.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 179 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 38.4
Height, Overall (in) 63.2 65.0
Liftover Height (in) NA 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.3 99.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) NA 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) NA 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 60.3 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) NA 37.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 16.0 x - TBD - 11.4 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.74 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.4 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 51.45 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size T135/90D16 P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3241 3090
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5750 165 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 4G69 NA
Displacement 2.4L/143 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 30
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.08 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.45
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Outlander Subaru Forester (Natl)
Body Style 4-Door Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut HD Raised
 
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