Compare 2005 Dodge Durango vs 2005 Subaru Forester

2005 Dodge Durango
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4-Door 4WD Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango 4-Door 4WD Limited 14 18 $32,853 $36,110
Durango 4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $30,023 $32,930
Durango 4-Door 4WD SXT 14 18 $27,816 $30,450
Durango 4-Door Limited 14 19 $30,780 $33,820
Durango 4-Door SLT 16 21 $27,336 $29,950
Durango 4-Door SXT 16 21 $25,128 $27,470
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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
$32,853
$20,570
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,110
$22,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$602 / month
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
39.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
58.8 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
155.1 93.5
Third Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
57.2 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 53.5
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
34.5 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
48.0 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 43.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
74.3 65.0
Liftover Height (in)
33.7 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
119.2 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.0 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.2 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.4 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)
102.4 64.1
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr 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)
13.2 x 1.1 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)
13.8 x 0.87 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
27 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.41 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.86 on center Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.9 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TXK NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R17 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
TXK NA
Front Tire Size
P265/65R17 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
P265/65R17 P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
TXK NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5133 3135
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.7 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 75
Engine
Displacement
4.7L/287 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 4600 165 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 3600 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EVA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 28
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 up/1.50 dwn 1.55
Trans Order Code
DGQ NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
N/A -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 2.79
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Subaru Forester (Natl)
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Upper/lower HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
A-arms w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Watt's Linkage w/Parallel Links

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