Compare 1998 Subaru Forester vs 1998 Toyota 4Runner

1998 Subaru Forester
1998 Toyota 4Runner
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4-Door L Automatic PA Pkg AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Forester 4-Door L Automatic PA Pkg AWD 21 26 $18,745 $20,795
Forester 4-Door L Manual PA Pkg AWD 21 27 $18,034 $19,995
Forester 4-Door Manual NA Pkg AWD 21 27 $17,454 $18,695
Forester 4-Door S Automatic QA Pkg AWD 21 26 $20,636 $22,995
Forester 4-Door S Automatic QV Cold Pkg AWD 21 26 $20,902 $23,295
Forester 4-Door S Manual QA Pkg AWD 21 27 $19,925 $22,195
Forester 4-Door S Manual QV Cold Pkg AWD 21 27 $20,191 $22,495
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4-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4Runner 4-Door Automatic 20 24 $18,873 $21,558
4Runner 4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 22 $20,764 $23,718
4Runner 4-Door Limited 3.4L Automatic 17 21 $28,319 $32,348
4Runner 4-Door Limited 3.4L Automatic 4WD 17 20 $30,395 $34,718
4Runner 4-Door Manual 19 24 $18,085 $20,658
4Runner 4-Door Manual 4WD 17 21 $19,975 $22,818
4Runner 4-Door SR5 3.4L Automatic 17 21 $22,104 $25,248
4Runner 4-Door SR5 3.4L Automatic 4WD 17 20 $23,899 $27,298
4Runner 4-Door SR5 3.4L Manual 4WD 16 19 $23,110 $26,398
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,745
$18,873
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,795
$21,558
Monthly Payment Estimate
$347 / month
$359 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Special Purpose Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 49.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
95.1 87.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.4 35.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 9.8
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 178.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
42.5 34.3
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 66.5
Liftover Height (in)
21.5 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.1 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 105.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
31.1 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.1 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
66.5 79.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.9 38.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.6 45.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.3 44.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA 48.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
34.3 38.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.1 67.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Channel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.38 11.6 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 0.94 11.6 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.0 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 38.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 39.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
205/70SR15 P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size
205/70SR15 P225/75R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/70SR15 P225/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
165 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3120 3485
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.5 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
85 70
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 582
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 177 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.7L/165
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 150 @ 4800
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.909
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.705
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.804
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.000
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 2.393
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.531
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Base
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Toyota 4Runner
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Strut-Type 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Link Coil-Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 25

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