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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 27 $18,506 $20,295
4-Door Automatic L 22 27 $19,225 $21,095
4-Door Manual S 21 27 $20,778 $22,895
4-Door Automatic S 22 27 $21,497 $23,695
4-Door Manual S w/Premium Pkg 21 27 $21,674 $23,895
4-Door Automatic S w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,393 $24,695
4-Door Automatic S w/Premium Pkg & Leather 22 27 $23,020 $25,395
2WD LX Automatic
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Transmission

Drivetrain

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Automatic LX 23 28 $17,371 $18,800
2WD Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 23 28 $17,601 $19,050
4WD Manual LX 21 25 $17,740 $19,200
4WD Manual w/Side Airbags LX 21 25 $17,970 $19,450
4WD Automatic LX 22 26 $18,478 $20,000
4WD Automatic w/Side Airbags LX 22 26 $18,708 $20,250
4WD Manual EX 21 25 $19,861 $21,500
4WD Automatic EX 22 26 $20,599 $22,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,506
$17,371
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$18,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$313 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 54.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 106
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 39.4
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.9
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 56.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 70.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 8.1
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 178.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 62.8 66.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 32.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0 33.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 63.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.1 72.0
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 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.1 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.1 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.3
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.26
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 33.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P205/70SR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P205/70SR15
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 P205/70SR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 3201
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 X 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 90
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 160 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 162 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.448 0.974
Trans Type 5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1 - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.780 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.333 2.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.062 1.535
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.111 4.438
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.088 0.638
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.454 2.684
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Honda CR-V
Body Style 4 Door 5 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Toe Control Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Reactive Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link Double Wishbone
 
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