Compare 2011 Subaru Forester vs 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander

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4-Door Manual 2.5X
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 2.5X 21 27 $19,397 $20,495
4-Door Manual w/Alloy Wheel Value Pkg 2.5X 21 27 $19,397 $20,495
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5X 21 27 $19,705 $20,795
4-Door Manual w/Alloy Wheel Value Pkg PZEV 2.5X 21 27 $19,705 $20,795
4-Door Automatic 2.5X 21 27 $20,488 $21,695
4-Door Automatic w/Alloy Wheel Value Pkg 2.5X 21 27 $20,488 $21,695
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5X 21 27 $20,796 $21,995
4-Door Automatic w/Alloy Wheel Value Pkg PZEV 2.5X 21 27 $20,796 $21,995
4-Door Manual 2.5X Premium 21 27 $21,869 $23,195
4-Door Manual w/All-Weather Pkg 2.5X Premium 21 27 $21,869 $23,195
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5X Premium 21 27 $22,177 $23,495
4-Door Manual w/All-Weather Pkg PZEV 2.5X Premium 21 27 $22,177 $23,495
4-Door Automatic 2.5X Premium 21 27 $22,778 $24,195
4-Door Automatic w/All-W Pkg & TomTom Nav 2.5X Premium 21 27 $22,778 $24,195
4-Door Automatic w/All-Weather Pkg 2.5X Premium 21 27 $22,778 $24,195
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5X Premium 21 27 $23,086 $24,495
4-Door Automatic w/All-W Pkg & TomTom Nv PZEV 2.5X Premium 21 27 $23,086 $24,495
4-Door Automatic w/All-Weather Pkg PZEV 2.5X Premium 21 27 $23,086 $24,495
4-Door Automatic 2.5X Limited 21 27 $24,814 $26,495
4-Door Automatic w/Navigation System 2.5X Limited 21 27 $24,814 $26,495
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5X Limited 21 27 $25,122 $26,795
4-Door Automatic w/Navigation System PZEV 2.5X Limited 21 27 $25,122 $26,795
4-Door Automatic 2.5XT Premium 19 24 $25,316 $26,995
4-Door Automatic 2.5X Touring 21 27 $26,186 $27,995
4-Door Automatic w/Navigation System 2.5X Touring 21 27 $26,186 $27,995
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5X Touring 21 27 $26,494 $28,295
4-Door Automatic w/Navigation System PZEV 2.5X Touring 21 27 $26,494 $28,295
4-Door Automatic 2.5XT Touring 19 24 $28,084 $29,995
4-Door Automatic w/Navigation System 2.5XT Touring 19 24 $28,084 $29,995
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2WD 4-Door ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door ES 23 28 $21,066 $21,995
2WD 4-Door SE 23 28 $22,024 $22,995
4WD 4-Door SE 22 27 $23,460 $24,495
2WD 4-Door XLS 19 26 $24,705 $25,795
4WD 4-Door GT 19 25 $26,621 $27,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,397
$21,066
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,495
$21,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$342 / month
$367 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The roomy, versatile 2011 Subaru Forester handles better than just about any other small crossover, though the need for a more modern transmission and a little more cabin refinement keep it from greatness.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 56.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 100.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.6 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.2 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 8.5
Length, Overall (in)
179.5 183.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.9 67.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 105.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - 72.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 14.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - 36.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.6 x - TBD -
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)
- TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 16.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR16 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/65HR16 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3384
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 130
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
174 @ 4100 167 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA 4B12
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5800 168 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas Flat 4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 23
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Continuously variable ratio
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 2.34 - 0.39
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 NA
Trans Type
5 1
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33 1.75
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11 6.46
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Forester Mitsubishi Outlander
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.8
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.9
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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