Compare 2006 Subaru Forester vs 2006 Lexus RX 400h

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4-Door Manual 2.5 X
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.5 X 22 29 $20,452 $21,795
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X 23 28 $21,180 $22,595
4-Door Manual 2.5 X w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,569 $24,145
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $23,297 $24,945
4-Door Automatic 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition 23 28 $25,001 $26,895
4-Door Manual 2.5 XT Limited 20 26 $26,005 $27,895
4-Door Automatic 2.5 XT Limited 21 26 $26,733 $28,695
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4-Door Hybrid SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Hybrid SUV 33 28 $39,746 $44,660
4-Door Hybrid SUV AWD 31 27 $40,992 $46,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,452
$39,746
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,795
$44,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$744 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 36.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 102.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
38.4 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 68.3
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
32.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
176.6 187.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
37.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.6 38.3
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)
62.7 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 0.94 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 17.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 15.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact 235/55VR18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 235/55VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 235/55VR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3090 4190
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 18 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4400 212 @ 4400/247 @ 0-1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.3L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
173 @ 6000 208 @ 5600/167 @ 4500
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas/Electric V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 33
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD ECVT Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Lexus RX 400h
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
HD Raised Dual-Link Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
HD Raised MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -

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