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Selected Style 4-Door 2.5 X Manual
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Features

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 4WD LTD Sportronic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD Sportronic LTD 15 19 $34,061 $36,159
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,452
$34,061
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,795
$36,159
Monthly Payment Estimate
$363 / month
$603 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 35.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.5 104.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 58.5
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 57.5
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 57.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 54.7
Third Leg Room (in) - 25.2
Third Hip Room (in) - 45.3
Third Head Room (in) - 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 8.6
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 190.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 38.4 NA
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 74.2
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 109.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 32.8 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 74.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.7 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 62.7 91.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.0 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 37.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 29.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.94 16 x - 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 16 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 39.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable 40.3 - 49.8
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 3.65
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60HR16 P265/65R17
Spare Tire Size Compact P265/65R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60HR16 P265/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3090 4787
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 40
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 215 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 248 @ 3250
Engine Order Code NA 6G75
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.8L/234
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Sportronic w/OD
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.06
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.79
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.42
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Mitsubishi Montero
Body Style 4 Door 4-Door Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 1.00
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 1.20
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised Wishbone
 
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