Compare 2016 Hyundai Tucson vs 2016 Subaru Forester

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Subaru Forester
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AWD 4-Door Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson AWD 4-Door Eco 25 31 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson AWD 4-Door Eco w/Beige Int 25 31 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson AWD 4-Door Limited 24 28 $29,680 $31,300
Tucson AWD 4-Door SE 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson AWD 4-Door SE w/Beige Int 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson AWD 4-Door Sport 24 28 $26,311 $27,550
Tucson AWD 4-Door Sport w/Beige Int 24 28 $26,311 $27,550
Tucson FWD 4-Door Eco 26 33 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson FWD 4-Door Eco w/Beige Int 26 33 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson FWD 4-Door Limited 25 30 $28,371 $29,900
Tucson FWD 4-Door SE 23 31 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson FWD 4-Door SE w/Beige Int 23 31 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson FWD 4-Door Sport 25 30 $24,995 $26,150
Tucson FWD 4-Door Sport w/Beige Int 25 30 $24,995 $26,150
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4-Door CVT 2.0XT Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 4-Door CVT 2.0XT Premium 23 28 $27,332 $29,195
Forester 4-Door CVT 2.0XT Touring 23 28 $31,569 $33,795
Forester 4-Door CVT 2.5i Limited PZEV 24 32 $26,955 $28,795
Forester 4-Door CVT 2.5i PZEV 24 32 $22,088 $23,395
Forester 4-Door CVT 2.5i Premium PZEV 24 32 $24,282 $25,795
Forester 4-Door CVT 2.5i Touring PZEV 24 32 $28,785 $30,795
Forester 4-Door Manual 2.5i PZEV 22 29 $21,179 $22,395
Forester 4-Door Manual 2.5i Premium PZEV 22 29 $23,848 $25,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,431
$27,332
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,550
$29,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$487 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Hyundai Tucson caters to drivers that put styling and features at the top of their crossover-SUV wish list. The 2016 Subaru Forester continues to be a good value and one of the best small SUVs you can buy, with superb all-weather capability, safety ratings, and versatility.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 53
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 103.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 37.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 43
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.3 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
176.2 180.9
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 68.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 103.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 70.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
31 31.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31 31.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.9 68.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 42.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 71.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 45.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37.1
Brakes
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)
11.9 10.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60HR17 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3499 3624
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 18 X 7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
195 @ 1500 258 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.6 L/97 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5500 250 @ 5600
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 4.11
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 -
Trans Type
7 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.30 2.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.07 -
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.50 - 0.97
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.61
Summary
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Tucson Subaru Forester
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 7.1
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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