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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 68.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 14.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P215/70R16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 2877
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 325
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 148 @ 6000
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 31
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.775
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.583
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Toyota RAV4
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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
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
 
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