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Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester Price Comparison

Kia Sorento vs Subaru Forester Price Comparison: Kia Sorento vs Subaru Forester Price Comparison:

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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 Kia Sorento SX's price is $98 lower than the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring'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 Kia Sorento SX, the Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring includes additional features worth $0. 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. After a $3865 adjustment for the Kia Sorento SX's additional features, the Kia Sorento SX is $98 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
Model Year201520152015
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: Kia Sorento SX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 98
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 679
Model Year201520152015
TrimSXSX Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6290hp V6250hp H4
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-3,865-4,9150
Feature-Adjusted Total Price36,72539,00036,823
Cost Above Minimum02,2750
Total Invoice38,08441,22433,779
Adjustments for Features-3,626-4,6140
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice34,45836,61033,779
Cost Above Minimum02,1520

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Features Comparison: Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year201520152015
TrimSXSX Limited2.0XT Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable CVT  $1100
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$100$100 
Cargo Management 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100$100 
Ionizing air filtration$50$50 
Media drive, small$10$10 
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 
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
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  $100
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$9,310$10,360$5,445
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,865$4,915$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,626-4,6140

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Specifications Comparison: Kia Sorento vs. Subaru Forester

Model Year20152015
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,
9.1 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
36.9 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
72.5 ft374.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Forester 2.0XT Touring

Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

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