Compare 2005 Subaru Forester vs 2005 Hyundai Tucson

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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
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4-Door GL 4WD 2.0L I4 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tucson 4-Door GL 4WD 2.0L I4 Manual 21 26 $17,859 $18,999
Tucson 4-Door GL FWD 2.0L I4 Automatic 22 27 $17,248 $18,349
Tucson 4-Door GL FWD 2.0L I4 Manual 22 27 $16,449 $17,499
Tucson 4-Door GLS 4WD 2.7L V6 Automatic 19 24 $20,213 $21,549
Tucson 4-Door GLS FWD 2.7L V6 Automatic 20 26 $18,806 $20,049
Tucson 4-Door LX 4WD 2.7L V6 Automatic 19 24 $21,363 $22,799
Tucson 4-Door LX FWD 2.7L V6 Automatic 20 26 $19,957 $21,299
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,570
$17,859
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,245
$18,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 42.1
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 102.6
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 56.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 38.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
27.4 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 103.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
32.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 7.7
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 170.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
38.4 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 68.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
37.8 32.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.0 22.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 52.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.7 34.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
67.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.1 65.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
37.0 39.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.2 x 0.39
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.4 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.94 11.0 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Rear Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Front Tire Size
P215/60HR16 P215/65R16
Spare Tire Size
P215/60HR16 T155/90R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3135 3425
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 6.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
166 @ 4000 136 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/150 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 140 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.79 3.64
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.33
Trans Type
4 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.27 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.06
Trans Order Code
NA N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.06
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester (Natl) Hyundai Tucson
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Parallel Links Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
HD Raised Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear
HD Raised Independent

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