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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
4-Door XE 2WD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
99.5 4-Door 2WD Automatic XE 16 20 $23,909 $26,299
99.5 4-Door 2WD Automatic LE 16 20 $26,546 $29,199
99.5 4-Door 2WD Manual SE 17 19 $24,774 $27,249
99.5 4-Door 2WD Automatic SE 16 20 $25,683 $28,249
99.5 4-Door 4WD Automatic XE 15 19 $25,728 $28,299
99.5 4-Door 4WD Manual SE 16 18 $26,592 $29,249
4-Door Manual XE 17 19 $21,955 $24,149
4-Door Automatic XE 16 20 $22,864 $25,149
4-Door XE Manual 4WD XE 16 18 $23,774 $26,149
4-Door Automatic 4WD XE 15 19 $24,683 $27,149
4-Door Manual 4WD SE 16 18 $26,592 $29,249
4-Door Automatic 4WD SE 15 19 $27,502 $30,249
99.5 4-Door 4WD Automatic SE 15 19 $27,502 $30,249
99.5 4-Door 4WD Automatic LE 15 19 $28,364 $31,199
4-Door Automatic LE 16 20 $27,774 $30,549
4-Door Automatic 4WD LE 15 19 $29,956 $32,949
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,641
$21,955
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,695
$24,149
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$402 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Special Purpose 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 31.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 56.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.1 125.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 33.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 7.5
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 178.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 50.6
Height, Overall (in) 62.8 67.1
Liftover Height (in) 21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.3 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 66.1 63.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.6 85.0
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 37.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.6 32.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.2 38.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA 56.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 11.1 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 11.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 18.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 350
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3090 3700
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Chrome
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15" x 6.5"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Material Steel Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15" x 6.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 168 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 196 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.3L/200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 19
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.64
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 2.08
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.36
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 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.84
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.81
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Nissan Pathfinder
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.59
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 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Rigid 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
 
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