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Selected Style 4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.5 Manual X 23 30 $19,843 $21,445
4-Door 2.5 Automatic X 22 28 $20,570 $22,245
4-Door 2.5 Manual XS 23 30 $21,942 $23,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS 22 28 $22,669 $24,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual w/Moonroof XS 23 30 $22,850 $24,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic w/Moonroof XS 22 28 $23,577 $25,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT 19 24 $23,856 $25,845
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XS L.L. Bean Edition 22 28 $24,393 $26,545
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT 20 23 $24,583 $26,645
4-Door 2.5 Manual XT w/Premium Pkg 19 24 $25,395 $27,545
4-Door 2.5 Automatic XT w/Premium Pkg 20 23 $26,122 $28,345
4-Door Wagon SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon SE 20 27 $23,046 $25,040
4-Door Wagon SEL 20 27 $24,306 $26,440
4-Door Wagon AWD SE 19 24 $24,666 $26,840
4-Door Wagon AWD SEL 19 24 $25,926 $28,240
4-Door Wagon Limited 20 27 $26,106 $28,440
4-Door Wagon AWD Limited 19 24 $27,906 $30,440
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,843
$23,046
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,445
$25,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$417 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Mid-Size Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 40.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 136.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 55.5
Third Head Room (in) - 38.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 50.8
Third Leg Room (in) - 33.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 45.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 32.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 74.4
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 199.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 65.9
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 112.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.0 45.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.1 88.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 22.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 37.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.94 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.4 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 19.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P215/60HR16 P215/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60HR16 P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size P215/60HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3090 3959
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 203 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 NA
Trans Type 5 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 5.19
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Continuously
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester (Natl) Ford Freestyle
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 0.98
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised Macpherson Strut
 
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