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Selected Style AWD 4-Door H4 MT X
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door H4 MT X 22 29 $20,015 $21,195
AWD 4-Door H4 AT X 23 28 $20,742 $21,995
AWD 4-Door H4 MT X w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,271 $23,695
AWD 4-Door H4 AT X w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $22,998 $24,495
AWD 4-Door H4 AT X L.L. Bean Ed 23 28 $24,930 $26,695
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT XT Ltd 20 27 $26,116 $27,895
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT XT Ltd 21 26 $26,843 $28,695
AWD 4-Door H4 MT PZEV X 22 29 $20,226 $21,395
AWD 4-Door H4 AT PZEV X 23 28 $20,953 $22,195
AWD 4-Door H4 MT PZEV X w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,482 $23,895
AWD 4-Door H4 AT PZEV X w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $23,209 $24,695
AWD 4-Door H4 AT PZEV X L.L. Bean Ed 23 28 $25,141 $26,895
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT PZEV XT Ltd 20 27 $26,116 $27,895
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT PZEV XT Ltd 21 26 $26,843 $28,695
AWD 4-Door H4 MT Sports X 22 29 $20,475 $21,695
AWD 4-Door H4 MT PZEV Sports X 22 29 $20,686 $21,895
AWD 4-Door H4 AT Sports X 23 28 $21,202 $22,495
AWD 4-Door H4 AT PZEV Sports X 23 28 $21,413 $22,695
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT Sports XT 20 27 $24,380 $25,995
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT PZEV Sports XT 20 27 $24,380 $25,995
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT Sports XT 21 26 $25,288 $26,995
AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT PZEV Sports XT 21 26 $25,288 $26,995
2WD 4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door Sport 18 24 $26,857 $29,035
2WD 4-Door Touring 18 24 $28,794 $31,135
2WD 4-Door Grand Touring 18 24 $30,215 $32,675
AWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $27,964 $30,235
AWD 4-Door Touring 16 22 $29,900 $32,335
AWD 4-Door Grand Touring 16 22 $31,322 $33,875
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,015
$26,857
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,195
$29,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$353 / month
$484 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 59.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.0
Passenger Capacity 5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 58.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.6 40.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 56.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 39.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.4 139.2
Third Leg Room (in) - 32.4
Third Hip Room (in) - 43.7
Third Head Room (in) - 35.4
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 176.6 199.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 38.4 47.3
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 68.0
Liftover Height (in) NA NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 64.7
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 113.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 32.8 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 76.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 65.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 68.6 100.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA 19.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 37.0 46.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 37.8 48.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.7 48.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 53.25 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 33.7 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.6 - TBD -
Brakes
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 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.40 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.94 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 20.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable 16.3
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 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4 41.2
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60HR16 P245/60R18
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/90R18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60HR16 P245/60R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3140 4312
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 11.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4400 249 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 173 @ 6000 263 @ 6250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.37
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.11 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.15
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.15
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.56
Trans Type 5 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name Subaru Forester Mazda CX-9
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Parallel Links NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arms NA
 
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