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Selected Style 4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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Trim

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
4-Door Hybrid SUV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Hybrid SUV AWD 31 27 $40,992 $46,060
4-Door Hybrid SUV 33 28 $39,746 $44,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,452
$39,746
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,795
$44,660
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$744 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - 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
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 102.5
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), Low - - TBD -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - - 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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