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4-Door GL 4WD 2.0L I4 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson 4-Door GL 4WD 2.0L I4 Manual 21 26 $17,859 $18,999
Tucson 4-Door GL FWD 2.0L I4 Automatic 22 27 $17,248 $18,349
Tucson 4-Door GL FWD 2.0L I4 Manual 22 27 $16,449 $17,499
Tucson 4-Door GLS 4WD 2.7L V6 Automatic 19 24 $20,213 $21,549
Tucson 4-Door GLS FWD 2.7L V6 Automatic 20 26 $18,806 $20,049
Tucson 4-Door LX 4WD 2.7L V6 Automatic 19 24 $21,363 $22,799
Tucson 4-Door LX FWD 2.7L V6 Automatic 20 26 $19,957 $21,299
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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
$17,859
$20,570
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,999
$22,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.8 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
52.4 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.6 93.5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 53.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.7 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
170.3 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 65.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 99.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
65.5 64.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
39.4 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
32.0 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
22.7 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
52.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.7 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 67.6
Brakes
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)
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)
11.0 x 1.02 11.4 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/65R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
T155/90R16 P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3425 3135
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.4 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4500 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.5L/150
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 165 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.46 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 1.55
Trans Order Code
N/A NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.06 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.64 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.33 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Tucson Subaru Forester (Natl)
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent HD Raised
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)
0.55 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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