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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 $17,439 $18,499
4-Door Sportronic Automatic LS 21 26 $18,947 $20,099
4-Door AWD Manual LS 21 27 $19,277 $20,449
4-Door AWD Sportronic Automatic LS 21 25 $20,267 $21,499
4-Door Sportronic Automatic SE 21 26 $20,739 $21,999
4-Door AWD Sportronic Automatic SE 21 25 $22,058 $23,399
4-Door Sportronic Automatic Limited 21 26 $23,143 $24,549
4-Door AWD Sportronic Automatic Limited 21 25 $24,461 $25,949
4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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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
$17,439
$20,452
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,499
$21,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$363 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.1 93.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.9 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.3 8.1
Length, Overall (in) 179 176.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 38.4
Height, Overall (in) 66.3 65.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 29.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 60.3 62.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 37.8
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) 14 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
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 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2400
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 - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5750 173 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 4G69 NA
Displacement 2.4L/145 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
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 w/OD 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) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Outlander Subaru Forester
Body Style 4-Door Wagon 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 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) 1.06 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Parallel Links
 
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