Compare 2007 Buick Rainier vs 2007 Subaru Forester

2007 Buick Rainier
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AWD 4-Door H4 AT Sports X
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT Sports X 23 28 $21,202 $22,495
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT Sports X PZEV 23 28 $21,413 $22,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT X 23 28 $20,742 $21,995
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT X L.L. Bean Ed 23 28 $24,930 $26,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT X L.L. Bean Ed PZEV 23 28 $25,141 $26,895
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT X PZEV 23 28 $20,953 $22,195
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT X w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $22,998 $24,495
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 AT X w/Premium Pkg PZEV 23 28 $23,209 $24,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 MT Sports X 22 29 $20,475 $21,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 MT Sports X PZEV 22 29 $20,686 $21,895
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 MT X 22 29 $20,015 $21,195
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 MT X PZEV 22 29 $20,226 $21,395
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 MT X w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,271 $23,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 MT X w/Premium Pkg PZEV 22 29 $22,482 $23,895
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT Sports XT 21 26 $25,288 $26,995
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT Sports XT PZEV 21 26 $25,288 $26,995
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT XT Ltd 21 26 $26,843 $28,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo AT XT Ltd PZEV 21 26 $26,843 $28,695
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT Sports XT 20 27 $24,380 $25,995
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT Sports XT PZEV 20 27 $24,380 $25,995
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT XT Ltd 20 27 $26,116 $27,895
Forester AWD 4-Door H4 Turbo MT XT Ltd PZEV 20 27 $26,116 $27,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,387
$21,202
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,570
$22,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$560 / month
$375 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 53.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 95.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.0 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
193.4 176.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
74.5 62.6
Liftover Height (in)
32.1 NA
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 68.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 30.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 53.25
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 11.6 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.40
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.4 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZNF NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P215/60HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5600 2400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4600 3185
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 90
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LL8 NA
Displacement
4.2L/256 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
291 @ 6000 173 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 28
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.55
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.0 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Buick Rainier Subaru Forester
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.94 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double A-Arm w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.81 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
5-link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Load-Leveling w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
1.42 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut

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