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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 Sportronic Automatic SE 21 26 $20,739 $21,999
4-Door Sportronic Automatic Limited 21 26 $23,143 $24,549
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 AWD Sportronic Automatic SE 21 25 $22,058 $23,399
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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 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) - 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
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14 x - TBD - 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) 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/90D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P215/60HR16
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 16 x 6.5
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 356
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 162 @ 4000 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 4G69 NA
Displacement 2.4L/145 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 5750 173 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 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 w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Outlander Subaru Forester
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 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
 
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