Compare 2017 Hyundai Tucson vs 2017 Subaru Forester

2017 Hyundai Tucson
2017 Subaru Forester
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Eco AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Eco AWD 25 30 $24,431 $25,550
Tucson Eco FWD 26 32 $23,115 $24,150
Tucson Limited AWD 24 28 $29,563 $31,175
Tucson Limited FWD 25 30 $28,254 $29,775
Tucson Night AWD 25 30 $27,862 $29,200
Tucson Night FWD 26 32 $26,546 $27,800
Tucson SE AWD 21 26 $23,189 $24,100
Tucson SE FWD 23 30 $21,866 $22,700
Tucson SE Plus AWD 21 26 $27,016 $28,150
Tucson SE Plus FWD 23 30 $25,693 $26,750
Tucson Sport AWD 24 28 $26,076 $27,300
Tucson Sport FWD 25 30 $24,760 $25,900
Tucson Value AWD 25 30 $26,687 $27,950
Tucson Value FWD 26 32 $25,371 $26,550
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2.0XT Premium CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 2.0XT Premium CVT 23 27 $27,424 $29,295
Forester 2.0XT Touring CVT 23 27 $32,028 $34,295
Forester 2.5i CVT 26 32 $22,272 $23,595
Forester 2.5i Limited CVT 26 32 $27,321 $29,195
Forester 2.5i Manual 22 28 $21,363 $22,595
Forester 2.5i Premium CVT 26 32 $24,466 $25,995
Forester 2.5i Premium Manual 22 28 $24,032 $25,495
Forester 2.5i Touring CVT 26 32 $29,243 $31,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,431
$27,424
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,550
$29,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$488 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Hyundai Tucson doesn't live on the cutting edge, but it's an attractive, economical crossover SUV that's worth a spot on your shopping list. One of the best small SUVs, the 2017 Subaru Forester is a good value, with remarkable interior volume, thrifty fuel economy, and top safety scores.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 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)
176.2 181.5
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 3653
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)
30 27
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 Drive All Wheel Drive
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 0.80
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 - 0.98
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.66
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 7.0
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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