Compare 1999 Subaru Forester vs 1999 Jeep Cherokee

1999 Subaru Forester
1999 Jeep Cherokee
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4-Door Manual AWD NA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual AWD NA 21 27 $17,641 $18,695
4-Door Manual RA AWD L 21 27 $18,234 $19,995
4-Door Automatic RA AWD L 21 26 $18,953 $20,795
4-Door Manual QU All Weather Pkg AWD S 21 27 $20,416 $22,495
4-Door Automatic QU All Weather Pkg AWD S 21 26 $21,135 $23,295
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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 21 25 $15,086 $16,050
4-Door SE 21 25 $16,052 $17,090
2-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $16,484 $17,565
4-Door 4WD SE 18 20 $17,446 $18,600
2-Door Sport 18 24 $17,002 $18,775
4-Door Sport 18 24 $17,933 $19,810
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $18,351 $20,285
4-Door Classic 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door Limited 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $19,282 $21,320
4-Door 4WD Classic 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
4-Door 4WD Limited 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,641
$15,086
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,695
$16,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$268 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Special Purpose 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.1 94.8
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 44.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 54.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 58.0
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 101.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 69.4
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 167.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
42.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 63.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.6 65.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.2 32.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA 54.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.6 69.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.9 43.2
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.38 9.0 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 20
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 35.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/70SR15 P215/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TM6
Front Tire Size
205/70SR15 P215/75R15
Spare Tire Size
205/70SR15 T125/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA TM6
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3090 2947
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 124
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 125 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 150 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
NA EPE
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 9.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 4.74
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.33
Trans Order Code
NA DDQ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.93
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Jeep Cherokee
Body Style
4 Door 2 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Quadra-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type Solid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Link w/Leaf Springs

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