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Selected Style 4-Door Manual NA Pkg AWD
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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
2-Door SE
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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
2-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $18,351 $20,285
4-Door Sport 18 24 $17,933 $19,810
4-Door 4WD Sport 17 22 $19,282 $21,320
4-Door 4WD Classic 16 21 $20,470 $22,670
4-Door Classic 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
4-Door Limited 16 22 $19,116 $21,155
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
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
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
Liftover Height (in) 21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.0
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 101.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.6 65.8
Brakes
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
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 20
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
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
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
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
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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