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Compare 2014 Subaru Crosstrek vs 2014 Subaru Forester

2014 Subaru Crosstrek
2014 Subaru Forester
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5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XV Crosstrek 5-Door Automatic 2.0i Limited 25 33 $23,178 $24,495
XV Crosstrek 5-Door Automatic 2.0i Premium 25 33 $21,793 $22,995
XV Crosstrek 5-Door Manual 2.0i Premium 23 30 $20,876 $21,995
XV Crosstrek Hybrid 5-Door 2.0i 29 33 $24,735 $25,995
XV Crosstrek Hybrid 5-Door 2.0i Touring 29 33 $27,804 $29,295
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4-Door Automatic 2.0XT Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 4-Door Automatic 2.0XT Premium 23 28 $26,232 $27,995
Forester 4-Door Automatic 2.0XT Touring 23 28 $30,836 $32,995
Forester 4-Door Automatic 2.5i Limited PZEV 24 32 $26,222 $27,995
Forester 4-Door Automatic 2.5i PZEV 24 32 $21,724 $22,995
Forester 4-Door Automatic 2.5i Premium PZEV 24 32 $23,547 $24,995
Forester 4-Door Automatic 2.5i Touring PZEV 24 32 $28,051 $29,995
Forester 4-Door Manual 2.5i PZEV 22 29 $20,811 $21,995
Forester 4-Door Manual 2.5i Premium PZEV 22 29 $22,176 $23,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,178
$26,232
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,495
$27,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$408 / month
$467 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek is an equal-opportunity hatchback, with agility for Snow Belt commuters and outdoor adventurers alike. The sharp-looking 2014 Subaru Forester gets a lot more comfortable inside, and offers some useful driving aids and safety electronics.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 43
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 103.3
Front Hip Room (in)
52.2 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.4 38
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 53
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 57
Second Head Room (in)
37.7 37.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 68.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60 61.1
Wheelbase (in)
103.7 103.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 180.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
32 37.1
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
35 42.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
51.9 68.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
64.2 71.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
22.3 31.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
53 45.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
29.5 31.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
22.3 31.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 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)
11.6 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/55HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/55HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3197 3624
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 258 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6200 250 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded H-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 - 0.62 3.50 - 0.97
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.70 4.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 2.35
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.61
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.79
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru XV Crosstrek Subaru Forester
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 7.2
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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