Compare 2019 Hyundai Tucson vs 2019 Subaru Forester

2019 Hyundai Tucson
2019 Subaru Forester
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson Limited AWD 21 26 $28,885 $30,450
Tucson Limited FWD 22 28 $27,576 $29,050
Tucson Night AWD 21 26 $30,682 $32,200
Tucson Night AWD ULEV 21 26 $30,682 $32,200
Tucson Night FWD 22 28 $29,366 $30,800
Tucson SE AWD 22 25 $23,803 $24,750
Tucson SE FWD 23 30 $22,480 $23,350
Tucson SEL AWD 21 26 $26,071 $27,150
Tucson SEL FWD 22 28 $24,748 $25,750
Tucson SEL FWD ULEV 22 28 $24,748 $25,750
Tucson Sport AWD 21 26 $27,909 $29,250
Tucson Sport FWD 22 28 $26,593 $27,850
Tucson Ultimate AWD 21 26 $31,363 $33,100
Tucson Ultimate FWD 22 28 $30,054 $31,700
Tucson Value AWD 22 25 $25,173 $26,200
Tucson Value FWD 23 30 $23,850 $24,800
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2.5i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 2.5i 26 33 $22,915 $24,295
Forester 2.5i Limited 26 33 $28,787 $30,795
Forester 2.5i Premium 26 33 $25,110 $26,695
Forester 2.5i Sport 26 33 $27,040 $28,795
Forester 2.5i Touring 26 33 $31,991 $34,295
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,885
$22,915
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,450
$24,295
Monthly Payment Estimate
$508 / month
$405 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Hyundai Tucson hot-swaps one of its 4-cylinder engines, and ups its safety game. The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 53.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 58.2
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 43.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.2 111.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 54.1
Second Leg Room (in)
38.2 39.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.3 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.4 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
176.4 182.1
Height, Overall (in)
64.8 67.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.8 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 105.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 71.5
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
31 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.9 76.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 51.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 35.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 43.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 73.1
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 11.2
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 11.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 16.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 35.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR18 P225/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3629 3449
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7 17 X 7
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4000 176 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 182 @ 5800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 29
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.69
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.64 3.60 - 0.75
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.19 3.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 -
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.56
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Tucson Subaru Forester
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
7.7 6.1
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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