Compare 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe vs 2006 Subaru Forester

2006 Hyundai Santa Fe
2006 Subaru Forester
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4-Door GLS 4WD 2.7L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Santa Fe 4-Door GLS 4WD 2.7L Automatic 18 23 $21,757 $23,195
Santa Fe 4-Door GLS 4WD 3.5L Automatic 17 23 $22,414 $23,895
Santa Fe 4-Door GLS FWD 2.7L Automatic 19 25 $20,350 $21,695
Santa Fe 4-Door GLS FWD 3.5L Automatic 17 23 $21,007 $22,395
Santa Fe 4-Door Limited 4WD 3.5L Automatic 17 23 $24,264 $25,895
Santa Fe 4-Door Limited FWD 3.5L Automatic 17 23 $22,858 $24,395
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4-Door 2.5 X Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 4-Door 2.5 X Automatic 23 28 $21,180 $22,595
Forester 4-Door 2.5 X Automatic w/Premium Pkg 23 28 $23,297 $24,945
Forester 4-Door 2.5 X L.L. Bean Edition Automatic 23 28 $25,001 $26,895
Forester 4-Door 2.5 X Manual 22 29 $20,452 $21,795
Forester 4-Door 2.5 X Manual w/Premium Pkg 22 29 $22,569 $24,145
Forester 4-Door 2.5 XT Limited Automatic 21 26 $26,733 $28,695
Forester 4-Door 2.5 XT Limited Manual 20 26 $26,005 $27,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,757
$21,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,195
$22,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$387 / month
$377 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.7 93.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.7 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
177.2 176.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
66.0 65.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.5 29.6
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)
77.7 62.7
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
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.39 NA
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)
11.6 x 1.02 11.6 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.93 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/70R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/70R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
P225/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
220 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2200 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3752 3135
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 4000 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.7L/162 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 173 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Four wheel drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.72 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.52 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Santa Fe Subaru Forester
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent HD Raised
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.9 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent HD Raised

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