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Compare 2005 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2005 Subaru Forester

2005 Mitsubishi Outlander
2005 Subaru Forester
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4-Door AWD LS Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outlander 4-Door AWD LS Manual 21 27 $18,772 $19,899
Outlander 4-Door AWD LS Sportronic Automatic 21 25 $19,758 $20,949
Outlander 4-Door AWD Limited Sportronic Automatic 21 25 $24,016 $25,479
Outlander 4-Door AWD XLS Sportronic Automatic 21 25 $22,088 $23,429
Outlander 4-Door LS Manual 22 28 $16,974 $17,999
Outlander 4-Door LS Sportronic Automatic 21 26 $17,960 $19,049
Outlander 4-Door Limited Sportronic Automatic 21 26 $22,262 $23,629
Outlander 4-Door XLS Sportronic Automatic 21 26 $19,491 $20,679
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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
$18,772
$20,570
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,899
$22,245
Monthly Payment Estimate
$332 / month
$371 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
AWD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 33.7
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 53.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.2 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 51.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.1 93.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 32.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
179 175.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 38.4
Height, Overall (in)
63.2 65.0
Liftover Height (in)
NA 27.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
103.3 99.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA 33.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
NA 67.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
60.3 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)
NA 37.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
NA 37.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
NA 32.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
16.0 x - TBD - 11.4 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.7 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.4 37.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
51.45 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.74 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P215/60HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P215/60HR16
Spare Tire Size
T135/90D16 P215/60HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3461 3135
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 5750 165 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas Flat 4-Cyl
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 166 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
4G69 NA
Displacement
2.4L/143 2.5L/150
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.36 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.55
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.35 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 2.79
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.08 NA
Summary
Body Style
4-Door Wagon 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Outlander Subaru Forester (Natl)
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Lower L-Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link HD Raised
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Parallel Links
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut HD Raised

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