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For this 2015 Kia Sorento vs. 2015 Subaru Forester price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Sorento vs. Forester Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Sorento and Forester will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring's price is $187 lower than the Kia Sorento SX's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Sorento vs. Forester Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring, the Kia Sorento SX includes additional features worth $3580. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. Additional notes

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $3580 adjustment for the Kia Sorento SX's additional features, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring is $187 less than the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring.

Invoice Comparison: Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

Price Comparison (MSRP): Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Lowest Total Price

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: 3,767

Lowest Total Invoice

Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring   
Difference: 4,305
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Model Year201520152015
ModelSorentoSorentoForester
TrimSXSX Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 36,500 39,900 33,095
Base Invoice 34,334 37,540 30,927
Cargo tray 95 95  
Cargo net 50 50 90
Rear bumper protector 75   95
Cargo cover 125 125 182
Roof rack crossbars 225 225 199
Remote start 425 425 445
Class II trailer hitch 400 400 634
AWD 1,800 1,800  
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     199
Door sill trim plates     38
Universal garage door opener     76
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia     207
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia     298
AC power outlet     415
Cargo tray     0
Cargo net     58
Rear bumper protector     61
Cargo cover     118
Roof rack crossbars     117
Remote start     333
Class II trailer hitch     475
AWD     0
Auto-dimming rearview mirror     129
Door sill trim plates     24
Universal garage door opener     49
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia     134
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia     193
AC power outlet     311
Options (show) (change) 3,195 3,120 2,878
Options (show) (change) 2,855 2,789 2,002
Destination 895 895 850
Total Price 40,590 43,915 36,823
Total Invoice 38,084 41,224 33,779

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 187
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 946
Model Year201520152015
ModelSorentoSorentoForester
TrimSXSX Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6290hp V6250hp H4
TransmissionT6T6CVT-8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/24 MPG18/24 MPG23/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers550, 10550, 10440, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-19235/55-19225/55-18
Total Price40,59043,91536,823
Adjustments for Features-3,580-4,6300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price37,01039,28536,823
Cost Above Minimum02,2750
Total Invoice38,08441,22433,779
Adjustments for Features-3,359-4,3460
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice34,72536,87833,779
Cost Above Minimum02,1530

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Kia Sorento

Price of the Kia Sorento: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20124dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Affordable compared to other similar cars
20114dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Incentives are enticing 0% financing and very competitive lease options
20114dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
For the price, you get a very well made car
20114dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I bought pre owned and I couldn't find another brand SUV with the same features for the same price. Definitely a fan of the low price.
20114dr SUV 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Very competitive pricing compared to like size and equipped vehicles.
Price of the Kia Sorento: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20124dr SUV 191-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Not a terribly expensive vehicle, and a good value, but in comparison to the Dodge would be significantly more expensive to get anything close to the feature set the AVP Journey has

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Subaru Forester

Price of the Subaru Forester: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20114dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I find the overall value exceptional compared to other makes given all that is offered with the vehicle.
20094dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
We bought a well equipped Forester X premium for 21,500, plus got discount financing from Subaru
20094dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.5L H4
5-speed manual AWD
Price very good for AWD.
20074dr SUV 173-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Incentive financing and rebates
20024dr SUV 165-horsepower 2.5L H4
4-speed automatic AWD
Got it used with only 40000 miles on it for a song at a local dealer. Nice, clean vehicle.

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Features Comparison: Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year201520152015
ModelSorentoSorentoForester
TrimSXSX Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel $100 
Sunshades, second row$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Front seat active head restraints$50$50 
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100 
Ionizing air filtration$50$50 
Media drive, small$25$25 
Navigation system$600$600 
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400 
Satellite radio$200$200 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Surround sound$250$250 
Traffic information$25$25 
Voice control for external devices$50$50 
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof, large  $1100
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights$125$125 
Automatic-off headlights  $25
Digital instruments$0$0 
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50$50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50$50 
Power-folding mirrors$50$50 
Visor mirror, driver  $10
Visor mirror, passenger  $10
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential$150$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Door sill trim plates  $100
Folding third row seats$600$600 
Heated second row seats $200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200 
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power release, second row seats  $250
Upholstered instrument cluster hood$50$50 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350
Machined alloy wheels$350  
Polished alloy wheels $600 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$9,375$10,425$5,795
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,580$4,630$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,359-4,3460

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20152015
ModelSorentoForester
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase106.3 in103.9 in
Length184.4 in180.9 in
Width74.2 in70.7 in
Height66.9 in66.4 in
Curb Weight3,894 lb.3,624 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.4 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.2 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.3 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.3 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.3 in43.0 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.7 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.6 in38.0 in
Row 3 Headroom36.7 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.4 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom31.3 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
9.1 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
36.9 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
72.5 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Compass0Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

 

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