Compare 2005 Buick Rendezvous vs 2005 Subaru Forester

2005 Buick Rendezvous
2005 Subaru Forester
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4-Door AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rendezvous 4-Door AWD 18 24 $27,122 $29,970
Rendezvous 4-Door FWD 19 26 $24,235 $26,780
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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 28 $20,570 $22,245
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 X Manual 23 30 $19,843 $21,445
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Automatic 22 28 $22,669 $24,645
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Automatic w/Moonroof 22 28 $23,577 $25,645
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS L.L. Bean Edition Automatic 22 28 $24,393 $26,545
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Manual 23 30 $21,942 $23,845
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XS Manual w/Moonroof 23 30 $22,850 $24,845
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Automatic 20 23 $24,583 $26,645
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Automatic w/Premium Pkg 20 23 $26,122 $28,345
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Manual 19 24 $23,856 $25,845
Forester (Natl) 4-Door 2.5 XT Manual w/Premium Pkg 19 24 $25,395 $27,545
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,122
$20,570
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,970
$22,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$500 / month
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
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
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
145.7 93.5
Second Hip Room (in)
61.1 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 53.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
186.5 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 38.4
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
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)
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
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 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.5 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.2 11.4 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/60R17 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
QKY NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R17 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
QKY NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4272 3135
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Engine
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
Displacement
3.4L/204 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5200 165 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.568 1.55
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 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 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Buick Rendezvous Subaru Forester (Natl)
Suspension
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
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

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