Compare 2019 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Chevrolet Equinox
2019 Subaru Forester
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AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Equinox AWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 25 30 $26,330 $27,600
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 25 30 $27,570 $28,900
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/2FL 25 30 $28,634 $30,015
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 28 $30,051 $31,500
Equinox AWD 4-Door LT w/3LT 28 38 $29,860 $31,300
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier w/1LZ 25 30 $31,386 $32,900
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier w/2LZ 22 28 $34,057 $35,700
Equinox AWD 4-Door Premier w/3LZ 28 38 $33,485 $35,100
Equinox FWD 4-Door L w/1SM 26 32 $23,776 $23,800
Equinox FWD 4-Door LS w/1LS 26 32 $24,708 $25,900
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/1LT 26 32 $25,948 $27,200
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/2FL 26 32 $27,012 $28,315
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/2LT 22 29 $28,333 $29,700
Equinox FWD 4-Door LT w/3LT 28 39 $28,238 $29,600
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier w/1LZ 26 32 $29,669 $31,100
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier w/2LZ 22 29 $32,340 $33,900
Equinox FWD 4-Door Premier w/3LZ 28 39 $31,768 $33,300
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 2.5i 26 33 $22,915 $24,295
Forester 2.5i Limited 26 33 $28,787 $30,795
Forester 2.5i Premium 26 33 $25,110 $26,695
Forester 2.5i Sport 26 33 $27,040 $28,795
Forester 2.5i Touring 26 33 $31,991 $34,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,330
$22,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,600
$24,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$460 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.5
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
There’s a lot to like about the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox, even if the best configuration requires a careful hand on the order sheet. The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.90 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.00 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.2 111.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.70 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.20 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.50 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.50 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
40.90 43.3
Front Hip Room (in)
54.20 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.60 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.20 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
183.10 182.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
65.40 67.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 28.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.20 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
107.30 105.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 70.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
63.90 74.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 31.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 43.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.90 31.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 51.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 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)
- TBD - 11.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.6 16.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
5CY NA
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
5CY NA
Spare Tire Order Code
RJA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3465 3449
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x -TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
203 @ 2000-4000 176 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LYX NA
Displacement
1.5L/92 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5600 182 @ 5800
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 -
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.69
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 -
Trans Order Code
MNH NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.87 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.60 - 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Equinox Subaru Forester
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -
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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