Compare 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek vs 2014 Subaru Forester

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek
2014 Subaru Forester
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5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 23 30 $20,876 $21,995
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 25 33 $21,793 $22,995
5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 25 33 $23,178 $24,495
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4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5i 22 29 $20,811 $21,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5i 24 32 $21,724 $22,995
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5i Premium 22 29 $22,176 $23,495
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5i Premium 24 32 $23,547 $24,995
4-Door Automatic 2.0XT Premium 23 28 $26,232 $27,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5i Limited 24 32 $26,222 $27,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5i Touring 24 32 $28,051 $29,995
4-Door Automatic 2.0XT Touring 23 28 $30,836 $32,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,876
$20,811
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,995
$21,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$367 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek is an equal-opportunity hatchback, with agility for Snow Belt commuters and outdoor adventurers alike. The sharp-looking 2014 Subaru Forester gets a lot more comfortable inside, and offers some useful driving aids and safety electronics.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.2 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 108.3
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 41.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 53
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 57
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 43
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 103.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 180.9
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 66.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
35 42.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
51.9 74.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
64.2 71.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
22.3 34.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
53 45.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.5 34.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
22.3 34.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
32 37.1
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 11.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 10.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3098 3296
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 174 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6200 170 @ 5800
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 3.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.30
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.89 1.89
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru XV Crosstrek Subaru Forester
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 7.5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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