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Selected Style 4-Door L Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Features

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual L 21 28 $18,504 $20,295
4-Door Automatic L 22 27 $19,223 $21,095
4-Door Manual S 21 28 $20,776 $22,895
4-Door Automatic S 22 27 $21,495 $23,695
4-Door Manual S w/Premium Pkg 21 28 $21,672 $23,895
4-Door Automatic S w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,391 $24,695
SE 2WD Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Manual SE 17 19 $24,955 $27,449
2WD Automatic XE 16 19 $25,228 $27,749
2WD Automatic SE 16 19 $25,865 $28,449
2WD Automatic LE 16 19 $26,728 $29,399
4WD Manual SE 16 18 $26,774 $29,449
4WD Automatic XE 15 19 $27,046 $29,749
4WD Automatic SE 15 19 $27,683 $30,449
All-Mode 4WD Automatic LE 15 19 $28,910 $31,799
4WD Automatic LE 15 19 $29,001 $31,899
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,504
$24,955
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$27,449
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$457 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 125.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 31.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 106.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 33.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 72.4
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 178.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 50.6
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 67.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 32.0 32.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0 38.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA 56.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.3 35.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 63.1 63.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1 85.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.9 37.7
Brakes
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
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 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 21
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.0
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P255/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P255/65R16
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 P255/65R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 3907
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16" x 7.0"
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16" x 7.0"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.5L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 250 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 240 @ 3200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 19
Transmission
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
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 4.64
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Nissan Pathfinder
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm NA
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
 
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