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Selected Style 4-Door L Manual
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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
2.0L Manual DX
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Engine

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2.0L Manual DX 23 27 $16,968 $18,155
3.0L Automatic DX 19 24 $19,283 $20,635
3.0L Automatic LX 19 24 $20,076 $21,485
3.0L Automatic ES 19 24 $21,222 $22,715
2.0L Manual 4WD DX 22 25 $18,554 $19,855
3.0L Automatic 4WD DX 18 23 $20,589 $22,035
3.0L Automatic 4WD LX 18 23 $21,195 $22,685
3.0L Automatic 4WD ES 18 23 $22,341 $23,915
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,506
$16,968
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,295
$18,155
Monthly Payment Estimate
$338 / month
$303 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 100.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 40.3
Second Hip Room (in) 50.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 55.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 42.5 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 62.8 69.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 103.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 173
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.3
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size 205/70SR15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 205/70SR15 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 205/70SR15 P215/70R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 3245
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 2.0L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 130 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.454 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.448 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.780 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.333 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.062 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.111 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.088 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - -
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Mazda Tribute
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Link Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Strut-Type Double Lateral
 
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