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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
4-Door Manual (Natl)
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 25 31 $15,136 $16,365
4-Door Automatic 24 29 $16,108 $17,415
4-Door Manual 4WD 22 27 $16,165 $17,765
4-Door Automatic 4WD 23 27 $17,121 $18,815
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,504
$15,136
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$16,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$273 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 46.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 46.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 7.1
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 165.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 65.7
Liftover Height (in) 21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 98.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 63.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1 68.3
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 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 32.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0 29.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.3 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.38 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 0.94 11.8 x 0.71
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 2877
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 325
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 142 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 148 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 25
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.913
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.562
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.918
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.833
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.258
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.775
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.583
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Toyota RAV4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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