Compare 2004 Buick Rendezvous vs 2004 Subaru Forester

2004 Buick Rendezvous
2004 Subaru Forester
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4-Door AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rendezvous 4-Door AWD 18 24 $26,797 $29,610
Rendezvous 4-Door FWD 19 26 $23,910 $26,420
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4-Door 2.5 X Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 X Automatic 22 27 $19,928 $21,820
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 X Manual 21 28 $19,209 $21,020
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Automatic 22 27 $21,870 $24,070
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Automatic w/Prem Pkg & Lthr 22 27 $23,440 $25,820
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Automatic w/Premium Pkg 22 27 $22,767 $25,070
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Manual 21 28 $21,151 $23,270
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Manual w/Premium Pkg 21 28 $22,048 $24,270
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Automatic 19 23 $23,604 $25,895
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Automatic w/Prem Pkg & Lthr 19 23 $25,174 $27,645
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Manual 18 23 $22,885 $25,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,797
$19,928
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,610
$21,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$494 / month
$364 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 33.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109 93.5
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
61.1 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 53.5
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
40.1 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
40.5 43.6
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
61.1 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 65.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
186.5 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
54.5 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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)
108.9 64.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 37.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.4 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)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.7
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
compact P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 176
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4250 3135
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 90
Engine
Displacement
3.4L/204 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5200 165 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 4000 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LA1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
Transmission
Trans Type
4 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.385 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 1.62
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.921 3.03
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Buick Rendezvous Subaru Forester (Natl)
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
type w/coil springs w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
short/long arm w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent strut- HD Raised

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